Taught course

Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School

Entry requirements

This course is designed to meet the requirements of Honours-level graduates and current practitioners who want to enhance their existing levels of professional skills.

Those who are new to the subject, have a flair for language and strategic thinking and are looking to follow a career within communications are also suited to this course. The programme will give you the relevant skills and experience to find employment as dedicated in-house communication professionals or within busy agencies or public affairs consultancies.

All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Corporate Communications and Public Relations degree provides the relevant skills and knowledge required for a career within PR and Public Affairs.

Corporate Communications is an essential function within contemporary business environments. This course has been developed in direct response to employers' needs through close consultation with leading practitioners and professional bodies. Regular events provide key networking opportunities and students are encouraged to attend visits to media organisations and other local events which take place through the year.

Our courses are ranked within the top Universities by the Complete University Guide and The Guardian University Tables.

Information for international students

For more information please visit the International Office web pages: International Students

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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For Academic Year 2017/2018

All Students

Distance Learning Part-time:

  • £3,310 Stage 1
  • £3,310 Stage 2
  • £2,200 Stage 3

UK/EU Students


  • £4,640 entire course

International Students


  • £11,740 entire course

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
distance learning
36 months


full time
8 months


full time
4 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1224 26 2132