Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a good second class honours degree in a relevant discipline e.g. a business-related subject, computing or media
  • significant previous work experience
Additional Information
  • IELTS 6.0 (Min 5.5 in each component)
  • Pearson 50-57
  • RPL is accepted on this programme
  • International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact International Admissions Team for more details
  • International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part time
If you have any specific queries, please contact busadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Months of entry


Course content

LJMU’s MSc in Public Relations is designed for creative communicators and delivered by academics with significant industry experience.
  • Enjoy enhanced career and promotion prospects
  • Learn from expert staff with experience of working in PR and the event management industry
  • Develop your knowledge to the next level of influence within media communications.
PR professionals manage strategies, reputation and the direction of their client’s public profile. In this ever-evolving digital age, the ability to communicate, understand and shift opinion are highly valued skills that not only position how a client or product looks, but also influence the behaviour of those interacting with it.

This new, integrated Masters programme focuses on how stakeholders can be persuaded to change their perceptions of a product or issue through public relations and effective event management. You will gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in the public relations and/or event management sectors. You will explore: corporate communications, internal communications, and the emerging discipline of online public relations which incorporates search engine optimisation and social media strategy development.

Professional body recognition

This programme is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and aligns with the professional body’s criteria for employability and market relevance.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090