What will I learn?

Overview

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.

Why us?

  • Sunderland hosts the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies (CRMCS)
  • 'World-leading' research in Media, according to the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • Accredited by the CIPR the industry’s leading body and a single discipline PR course teaching a wide range of PR specialisms including: campaign creation, crisis management, social media management and Internal communications

Career ready

Postgraduates are highly employable and, on average, earn more than individuals whose highest qualification is an undergraduate degree. On completing this course you will be equipped for roles throughout the PR and communications industries.

Which department am I in?

Journalism and PR

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,500.00 (US$ 17,858) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Sunderland

Edinburgh Building, City Campus,

Chester Road,

Sunderland,

SR1 3SD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Most courses require a 2:1 classification or equivalent from a USA bachelor's degree or a Canadian bachelor's degree in a subject related area. Specific grade requirements will vary depending on the course chosen. Applicants with professional and vocational experience will also be considered.

For international students

We usually require applicants to hold a good honours degree (2:1 or above) in a related discipline. If English is not your first language, you should have an IELTS (or equivalent) score of at least 7.0.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • ONCAMPUS Sunderland
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