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Public Relations
Public Relations MA
Public Relations MA

Public Relations MA

  • ID:US440088
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirement

  • ​IELTS  score of at least 7.0 in each component 

Course Information

This course is a Masters with a focus on practical skills in Public Relations. It involves a mix of journalism, business and marketing, social networking and communication theory, giving you a competitive edge in this fast-moving industry. As part of the course, you will develop a major PR project and undertake related research and contextual studies.

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Public Relations 1 (60 credits):

  • Public Relations: Theory and Practice 1 (30 credits)
  • PR and Society: Ethics and Critical Concepts (15 credits)
  • PR and Marketing Communications (15 credits)

Public Relations 2 (60 credits):

  • Public Relations: Theory and Practice 2 (30 credits)
  • Social Media and PR (15 credits)
  • Media Research (15 credits)

Public Relations 3 (60 credits):

  • You will complete a supervised dissertation or a practical project on a PR topic of your choice
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Recent Sunderland graduates have set up their own agencies or are now working in PR consultancies, as well as in the PR departments of organisations such as Giorgio Armani, the Environment Agency, Durham Cricket Board, Tyne and Wear Sports and AA Press Office.

During the course we encourage you to gain industry experience which will enhance your skills, build up a valuable network of contacts and boost your employability.

A Masters degree will also enhance career opportunities within Higher Education and prepare you for further postgraduate studies.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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