Applicants should possess at least an upper second class first degree (or equivalent), or have considerable experience in a related field and be able to demonstrate outstanding ability and potential. Good spoken and written English are vital. IELTS level 6.5 is a minimum. Applicants should have sound academic skills (research, writing, presentation), an interest in ideas and their application, as well as some basic competence in IT skills (word-processing, internet activities etc). Above all, applicants need to have an inquiring mind, an aptitude for research, sharing and communicating ideas, and a desire to develop as an independent and self-motivated thinker.
Months of entry
The MA in Public Relations is taught jointly by two departments within the University: Birmingham School of Media and Birmingham City Business School. This reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the public relations profession today and provides a study programme that meets the needs of the global PR industry. Whether your background and interest is in marketing or media, here is an ideal environment to gain a well-rounded understanding of PR and develop the wide range of skills needed to build a successful career in PR.
You will study the core modules:
PR Context and Critique
PR Strategies and Practice
Production Lab or Research Methods
MA by practice or Dissertation
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Media Admissions
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