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A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject. Required subjects: Media and Communication, Politics, Public Relations, Journalism, Sociology or Social Policy.
Months of entry
This course is designed to provide an advanced understanding of the issues and debates surrounding political communication in the 21st century.
- Benefit from BU’s extensive connections with a range of political organisations, local, national and international pressure groups, charities and communication consultancies
- Take advantage of the opportunity to study full time or part time
- Learn from academics whose links with research institutions and political organisations span across the globe, from Massachusetts and Prague to Bogota and Auckland
- Network with regular industry guest speakers, previous speakers include Peter McLeod, Senior Advisor at GQR’s London office, Niall Couper (Head of Media, PR and Supporter Communications) at Amnesty International and Petros Ioannidis, CEO about people Market Research, Greece
- Engage in research with the Centre for Comparative Politics & Media Research. For instance, the Report to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee on 'Fake news' and the UK Elections Analysis, and the live brief provided by Amnesty International to Politics students as part of their assignment.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components or equivalent.
Fees and funding
Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.
For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
12 months (full-time)
Course contact details
- Future Students Enquiry Team
- +44 (0)1202 961 916