Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Media and Public Relations

This course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), combines public relations practice with theoretical analysis of the media. The latter is contextualised within social, cultural, economic and political issues. The course is suitable for both students who have some PR knowledge through their undergraduate studies or voluntary work, and PR professionals who wish to develop their academic knowledge and research methods.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent; applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience in the media, broadcast or print journalism will be considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English should have a minimum of IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each sub-section) or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,750 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 13,180 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,875 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Secretary, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5155