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Public Relations and Media

3 Years
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BA (Hons)
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The BA Public Relations and Media degree equips you with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to work as a PR professional. You will learn the fundamentals of creating a promotional campaign including strategy, branding, promotion and propaganda and will be introduced to specific techniques such as campaign planning, writing a press release and developing creative campaign ideas. The programme also offers distinct pathways in digital and practical media, film and journalism.
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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
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  •  Open to applicants from Rest of EU
  •  Open to applicants from Outside the EU

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Why study this course

If you are interested in studying for a successful career in the growing and dynamic Public Relations (PR) industry then this is the degree for you. Our Public Relations and Media degree programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute for Public Relations. Our Public Relations and Media degree programme offers you the opportunity to: • Learn about PR and its relationship to marketing and advertising and also digital and practical media, film and journalism. • Take competitive work-based learning or work-placements. • Develop creative skills to manage digital media campaigns and direct strategic, international communications, specialising in PR. You can also study distinct pathways in digital and practical media, film and journalism. • Be equipped with generic broad-based skills to specialise in further study or essential skills for the professional workplace. • Be taught by staff who are specialist International researchers and also ex-professionals lecturing on video production, web and creative design, PR and journalism. Our media and communication department achieved 100% student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016 and the National Student Survey 2015. Our Employability Officer supports our students with information and advice which is backed up by the University’s Careers Service and Work Placement Team. All students have access to events, workshops and employer talks, including an annual conference for students in June to support final year students with the transition into the world of work. With this degree programme you have the option to study abroad for a semester as part of your degree. You can either choose to go East and study in Hong Kong, China or Singapore or West and study in North America or Canada.


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