Leeds University Business School

University of Leeds

Corporate Communications and Marketing and Public Relations

This course explores the drivers and dynamics of modern corporate communications and its relationship with marketing and public relations. You focus on stakeholder management, global marketing, brand management, reputation management, media relations and social media.You will understand the knowledge, skills and approaches that enable you to balance the often conflicting demands of an organisation's stakeholders and deliver clear, consistent communications to all parties. Taught by staff with extensive research and consultancy expertise, you will develop knowledge and skills that are directly relevant to the workplace. You will also have the opportunity to undertake a project that will involve working on a consultancy issue with academic staff and company mentors. A number of senior figures from the world of corporate communications, marketing and public relations are invited to deliver guest lectures, providing a practitioner's view of the latest industry developments.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2.1 bachelor degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. If English is not your first language, you need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6 or more in each section) or TOEFL equivalent.

Course modules

Compulsory modules include: Brand management and corporate identity; corporate communications and reputation management; corporate communications strategy; corporate social responsibility and sustainability; international marketing; marketing research; marketing strategy; PR in practice; and either a corporate communications project or a dissertation. Optional modules include: Internal communications and change management; direct, digital and interactive marketing; social media marketing; creative public relations.

Sponsorship information

There are a number of part-fee scholarships available for UK, EU and international students.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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0113 343 4908