University of Liverpool in London

University of Liverpool in London

Strategic Communication

The programme offers a cross-disciplinary education to current or aspiring communication professionals and leaders who wish to learn how to design, plan and implement effective and sound communication policies that promote the strategic goals of their organisation. The programme combines a range of disciplines and perspectives to develop the conceptual and practical skills which are crucial for successful strategic communication. You will learn how to translate organisational goals into communication objectives, to analyse situations by identifying the relevant stakeholder groups, as well as regulatory constraints and ethical issues; to design spoken and written messages that are at the same time sound, persuasive and compliant; to exploit the potential offered by established communication technologies and new digital media to effectively engage targeted audiences.

Entry requirements

You will normally need to have the equivalent of a UK Honours degree, at 2.1 level or better in a Communication related discipline such as media communication, corporate communication, political communication or in an Economics related discipline such as Management. We also welcome applications from graduates who hold a role or have work experience that is relevant to the programme content. Alternative qualifications and all non-UK qualifications (which are considered equivalent to a UK Honours degree). Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component); or TOEFL IBT
88 or above with minimum scores in components: Listening and writing 21; reading 22; speaking 23; or International Baccalaureate Standard Level (Grade 5); or Hong Kong use of English AS Level C; or India Standard XII 70 per cent or above from Central and Metro State Boards; or WAEC C4-6.

Course modules

Modules may include: Fundamentals of strategic communication (30 credits); digital media and communication design (20 credits); public relations and investor relations in practice (10 credits); business strategy and management (10 credits); argumentation and influencing skills (30 credits); research methods for strategic communication (20 credits); dissertation (60 credits).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Whole course (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main site EC2A 1AG

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927