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Public Relations and Strategic Communication MA

Public Relations and Strategic Communication MA

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Business Communication Skills Public Relations

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course will help you to gain the expertise to operate within a global economy and develop your writing and presentation skills to engage with audiences across the world on this accredited course. You will be paired with an experienced mentor from industry, who will offer valuable advice on your future career and the latest developments in the field. You will also take on a live public relations consultancy project for a client. This course forms part of our Leeds Business School which has been at the forefront of public relations education, both nationally and internationally, since 1990. We are a centre for excellence for public relations and communications teaching in the UK and Europe and our academics have substantial professional experience in the subject.

With guidance from your mentor and backed by the experiences gleaned from your work placement and consultancy project, your career prospects will be significantly strengthened. A study abroad option will enable you to undertake part of your studies at a partner university in Europe. These opportunities will help you build a strong CV for a career in PR and strategic communication.

Different course options

Full time | The Rose Bowl | 1 year | 23-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

23-SEP-19

Modules

You will develop your critical awareness of communications audits and their function in a consultancy setting. Working in a team alongside your peers, you will audit an aspect of internal or external communications for a live client. You will understand how to use auditing to improve an organisation's business performance, especially in relation to its communications activity.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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.