Taught course

Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations

Swansea University · College of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree, normally a lower second or above or equivalent professional experience. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Months of entry


Course content

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This programme offers syllabus-based practice in professional, contemporary media skills, taught by industry professionals with academic backgrounds. The programme allows graduates to add valuable and desirable professional media skills for careers in business, public and media relations, broadcasting, advertising and marketing and they also allow industry professionals to acquire new media skills and qualifications that will enhance their continuing professional development.

Modules typically include:

  • Visual Communication and Media Design
  • Video & Documentary Making
  • PR, Branding and Promotion
  • Professional and Promotional Writing
  • Global Media
  • The Digital Revolution
  • The Digital Edge: Contemporary Issues and Trends
  • The Business and Politics of Digital Media
  • Comparative Journalism
  • Risk Reporting
  • Contemporary War Reporting
  • Terrorism, Conflict and the Media
  • Screenwriting
  • Online Journalism

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

College of Arts and Humanities
+44 (0)1792 606752