Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Public Relations

This new integrated Master's programme focuses on how stakeholders can be persuaded to change their perceptions of a product or issue through public relations and effective event management. Graduates will gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in the public relations and/or event management sectors, embracing corporate communications, internal communications, and the emerging discipline of online public relations which incorporates search engine optimisation and social media strategy development. The programme will be delivered by an expert team of academics who have a broad range of practical and teaching experience in this field and are members of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA). You will study a mix of core and options covering the following topics: Public relations tactics and strategy; public relations-oriented event organisation; digital events and the use of social media; monitoring and evaluation methods; project management; digital communication management; global media management. during the validation period, the programme team will be seeking professional accreditation from PRCA and CIPR so that the programme�s learning outcomes are closely matched to those of the industry�s key professional bodies.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class Honours degree in a business-related subject, such as computing or media. International applicants: IELTS 6.0 (minimum score of 5.5 in each individual component). Applicants who have graduated with a UK degree or degree from a majority English speaking country within 24 months of the start of the MSc are exempt from this requirement.

Course modules

Main areas of research expertise include: Entrepreneurship and small businesses; public management; evaluation research; research with practitioners.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool L3 2AJ North West

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