Taught course

Communications, Media and Public Relations (by Distance Learning)

University of Leicester · Department of Media and Communication

Entry requirements

2:1 degree or equivalent professional qualification We can give special consideration to applicants who have significant work experience in a relevant field.

Months of entry

October, April

Course content

The MA in Communication, Media and Public Relations provides a critical analysis of the principles and practice of media and public relations in a national and global context. You will gain a thorough knowledge of the latest research into news access and journalistic practices, and the growth, functioning and significance of PR in contemporary society.

This degree will develop your ability to think both analytically and critically to an advanced level and to produce reasoned arguments encompassing the complex and constantly changing themes and debates within the fields of media and public relations.

By choosing to study by distance learning, you will have the flexibility to fit your study around existing commitments and enhance your career prospects without having to leave employment.

Information for international students

IETLS 6.5 or equivalent required.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months


distance learning
18 months

Course contact details

Social Science Distance Learning Hub
0116 252 5164