Taught course

Public Relations

Institution
Manchester Metropolitan University · Faculty of Business and Law
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in any subject. We will consider your application if you have significant, relevant experience or degree equivalent professional qualifications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Open to graduates holding degrees in any subject, this course assumes no prior knowledge of public relations (PR) and is suitable for UK, EU and international students wishing to progress their academic knowledge of PR. It is also suitable for those who do not have a degree but who possess relevant experience.

Combining a unique blend of academic and practical public relations skills, the course will enable you to develop a successful career in an incredibly dynamic sector. With a strong emphasis on application of knowledge to practice industry skills such as PR writing, media relations, digital communications and client management are underpinned by academic rigour focusing on PR strategy, campaign planning and PR specialisms.

You will have the opportunity to work with real clients, including individually creating a press pack for use by a client, in addition to working as part of an account team on a live PR project.

You will be able to network with professional PR practitioners and guest speakers, and have the option to undertake an internship to gain additional work experience. Completing the programme will enhance your career prospects, equipping you with the skills required by PR consultancies as well as private and public sector organisations.

Information for international students

For more information to support your studies in the UK, including course details, how to apply, and living in the UK visit www.mmu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
Please refer to the Manchester Met website for the latest fee information: www.mmu.ac.uk
International students
Please refer to the Manchester Met website for the latest fee information: www.mmu.ac.uk

For further information on potential sources of funding for postgraduate students, visit www.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations34
Written coursework / continuous assessment33
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Dr Jane Tonge - Course Leader
Email
courses@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 161 247 6969