Taught course

Advertising and Public Relations

Richmond, The American International University in London

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Entry requirements

A first degree in any discipline with a minimum classification of 2.2 (Lower Second Class Honours) or its international equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Advertising and Public Relations prepares students to kickstart an exciting creative career in advertising and PR industry. The programme is taught in Kensington – the vibrant and prestigious borough of Central London. The city is a hub, at the forefront of digital innovation, disruptive tech and home for some major advertising companies such as the WPP Group, Ogilvy & Mather, Saatchi & Saatchi, that offers bright students immediate work opportunities or internships after completing their degree.

This US accredited Master’s programme brings together practical skills and extensive theoretical knowledge to equip student with necessary skill set to perform well in their first employment and seek career progression within the industry. The MA is taught at the Kensington Campus in central London, allowing better networking opportunities and convenient proximity to Soho, Holborn, Fitzrovia where most of these agencies are based.

Richmond University is a partner of The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) – Europe’s largest and most influential PR and communications membership body entitling our students to a membership.

Information for international students

Applicants who are not from a majority English speaking country will be asked to supply evidence of their English language skills which will usually be an IELTS with 6.5 overall and no element below 6.0.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Admissions Office
+44 20 8332 9000