Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Media and Public Relations

This course will investigate the rise of public relations and its links with global media institutions from both historical perspectives and in relation to the contemporary media landscape. It will offer a critical examination of the role of public relations (PR) in the mediation of power as well as the role of public relations in a range of media arenas.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a relevant area such as film and television studies, media studies, sociology, communications, public relations. Other subjects and qualifications will be considered with relevant work experience. Applicants may be required to attend an interview. Entry criteria are subject to change. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 65 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: public relations propaganda and spin; key issues in media and public relations; building a PR campaign; media marketing and public relations. Optional modules include: media and public relations major project 1 and 2.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of essays, reports, case studies, campaign design and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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