University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Strategic Communications and Public Relations (Joint Degree)

This course is delivered jointly with Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain. The course provides students with a solid international perspective on strategic communication and public relations and also provides the opportunity to study in both Stirling, UK, and Barcelona, Spain.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. IELTS score of 6.5 ( with 6.0 in all bands).

Course modules

Strategic public relations planning; public relations and public communications: theories and contexts; media relations and production; research for dissertation; public relations in context; research and evaluation for practice; public affairs and advocacy; public diplomacy and strategic communication; public relations and digital media; dissertation (which can be completed at Stiling or Pompeu Fabra).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on case studies, timed assignments, essays, presentations, reports and a dissertation

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time with time abroad September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time with time abroad September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time with time abroad September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time with time abroad September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time with time abroad September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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