Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Public Relations

This course reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the public relations profession today and provides a study programme that meets the needs of the global public relations (PR) industry; whether students' backgrounds and interests are in marketing or media, here is an ideal environment to gain a well-rounded understanding of PR and develop the wide range of skills needed to build a successful career in PR.

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess at least an upper 2nd Class 1st degree (or equivalent), or have considerable experience in a related field and be able to demonstrate outstanding ability and potential. Good spoken and written English are vital. IELTS level 6.5 is a minimum. Applicants should have sound academic skills (research, writing, presentation), an interest in ideas and their application, as well as some basic competence in IT skills (word-processing, internet activities etc.). Above all, applicants need to have an inquiring mind, an aptitude for research, sharing and communicating ideas, and a desire to develop as an independent and self-motivated thinker.

Course modules

PR context and critique; option module; PR strategies and practice; production lab or research methods; MA by practice or dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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