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Media and Communication (Public Relations)

3 Years
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Study on site
BA (Hons)
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This course puts you in control of your future because, as well as public relations, you select from a range of other subject areas, including journalism, new media, event and exhibition industries, music industries, radio and TV, depending on your career aspirations. Your studies will combine practical work with academic study and research skills, and you will work on both group and individual projects. You will be taught by people who have worked in media production and there will be guest speakers and visits to broaden your horizons. You will also undertake two industry placements which will provide you with invaluable practical experience and contacts.
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  • September 2017

Open to applicants from:

  •  Open to applicants from England
  •  Open to applicants from Northern Ireland
  •  Open to applicants from Scotland
  •  Open to applicants from Wales
  •  Open to applicants from Rest of EU
  •  Open to applicants from Outside the EU

Why study this course

Choosing Birmingham School of Media offers you a chance to study a highly-vocational course, which will develop your skills in public relations and ensure you gain contacts and experience through work placements. The course provides specialist learning in all aspects of public relations, equipping you with the knowledge and understanding needed to build a rewarding career in a wide range of organisations, from international corporations to charities and public bodies. You will learn how to communicate effectively in print and broadcast, and through social media, to help businesses, entrepreneurs and decision-makers to build reputations and operate more effectively. You will learn how to plan and deliver PR campaigns, and start to think about how PR messages shape the world we live in, ensuring you develop into a thinking media worker.


Parkside Building


Cardigan Street


B4 7BD

United Kingdom

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