Taught course

Public Relations

Institution
University of Sunderland · Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

We usually require applicants to hold a good honours degree (2:1 or above) in a related discipline.

We will consider applicants with professional and vocational experience.

If you are suitably qualified, we will invite you to an interview to assess whether this is the right course for you.

We may ask you to undertake a short course that covers essential skills and knowledge, before you join the main Masters course.

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Months of entry

September

Course content

Study a course professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Prepare yourself to move seamlessly into a job with a PR agency or in-house communications department.

This course is a Masters with a focus on practical skills in Public Relations. It involves a mix of journalism, business and marketing, social networking and communication theory, giving you a competitive edge in this fast-moving industry. As part of the course, you will develop a major PR project and undertake related research and contextual studies.

Accredited by the CIPR the industry’s leading body and one of the few single discipline PR courses in the country teaching a wide range of PR specialisms including: campaign creation, crisis management, social media management and Internal communications.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you should have an IELTS (or equivalent) score of at least 7.0.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,750
International students
£11,500

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Student Helpline
Email
student.helpline@sunderland.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0)191 515 3000