International Public Relations and Global Communications Management (MA)
1 year (full-time) / n/a (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)
The name of this Master's degree has recently changed from International Public Relations to International Public Relations and Global Communications Management.
To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in the global public relations industry.
- Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
- This is Europe's first Master's Degree in International Public Relations and is designed for both domestic and overseas students interested in International PR.
- This degree is designed for both domestic and overseas students interested in International PR.
- Provides training in Public Relations practice in an international context, and across borders and political, social and cultural divides.
- Offers a rich exposure to comparative practices in International Public Relations through the diverse experiences of the student group, which comes from a wide range of national and cultural backgrounds.
The taught component of the course amounts to 120 credits. Students complete this across two semesters (Autumn and Spring) from the end of September to the beginning of June. Students are then required to submit a dissertation at the end of August. The dissertation carries 60 credits.
Students will study the following areas:
- International Public Relations Theory
- Multi-platform Content
- International Public Relations Practice
- Law for Practitioners
- Global Communications Management
- Research Methods I and II
- Digital Communications Management
For more course and module information, please see the MA International Public Relations and Global Communications Management page on the School website.
Suitable for graduates from a range of academic disciplines.
Applicants should possess a UK higher education degree of at least lower second class honours (2:2), or a non-UK qualification recognised by the University as being equivalent to this. This requirement may be waived for candidates with relevant professional qualifications or experience.
In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain a British Council IELTS score of at least 7.0, or an equivalent English language qualification. However, applicants with an IELTS score of 6.5 will be considered provided they undertake and successfully complete the University’s eight-week pre-sessional English course.
Next intake: September each year
Name: Mr Huw Thomas (Administrative Contact)
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 4786
Name: Mr Elliot Pill (Academic Contact)
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 0138