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Corporate Communications MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business Communication Skills Communication Studies Marketing

Course type


Course Summary

Corporate communications is an increasingly important strategic issue for organisations, and expertise in this area will offer excellent opportunities for career progression. As a communications manager or leader wanting to maximise your professional performance and career opportunities in this dynamic sector, you will develop specialist knowledge and hone your strategic skills to improve the performance of your organisation. You will learn about the latest communication trends and be kept up-to-date with the rapidly changing standards and practices in industry. You should be able to complete this accredited course with minimal disruption to your professional schedule.

Your modules will focus on the real-life challenges practitioners’ face in their work and career development, ensuring you will be able to apply your learning to your work straightaway. On completion, you will be able to use your refined critical analysis and strategic thinking skills in a private, public or non-profit sector environment. Job titles will include: Communications Officer; Communications Manager; Head of Communications and Strategic Brand Planner.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date



In this module, you will gain an understanding of the way in which marketing communications strategy melds with branding principles.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

The tuition fee for students entering in in 2019/20 on this course is £777.80 for each 20 credit point module. For modules with a different credit point value their cost can be calculated by multiplying the credit value of the module by the cost per credit point of £38.89. The amount you will pay may increase each year in line with inflation.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. The University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Applicants are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent.