Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
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Rank: 75 (TCUG)

Location: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Website: www.qmu.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2019/09/09

Duration: -

Intl fees: £13000

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This well-established course has a proven track-record in supporting students to achieve their aims. It offers flexibility, enabling you to tailor your learning to your own career aspirations, and the opportunity to learn from tutors with many years of experience in communication and public relations roles and who are widely published and continue to work in professional practice and undertake research.

In today’s complex, crowded, digitally interconnected and global world, those in communication and public relations (PR) roles need not only highly developed technical abilities but also strategic knowledge and competence. This course provides that balance. Students can tailor their learning to their career aspirations and can choose to undertake an industry placement.


Entry requirements

Students will normally possess an honours degree or equivalent from a relevant subject area (eg Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences). Students without a traditional honours degree may be admitted (subject to interview) to the programme if they have other relevant qualification and appropriate work experience.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (no individual component score less than 6)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, PR .

Professional bodies

  • Public Relations, Chartered Institute of

About this university

International students

Around 17% of students attending the university are from outside the UK. The Recruitment and International Liaison Office is the first place for international students to contact regarding matters around their studies. They are available to provide a range of information and assistance on subjects that commonly are encountered when coming to the UK including immigration and visas, accommodation, bringing family members with them, fees, and funding issues. In addition, there is English language support for those students who don’t speak the language as their first language. The student union is on hand to offer a range of advice and support for students as well as organising extra-curricular activities, volunteering opportunities and even services such as entertainment venues. One of these is Maggie’s the student union bar and café where students can meet friends, have a drink or a meal and make use of the pool tables. It is also used as a venue for special events from parties to fundraising events and much more. There are a host of sports on offer at the university ranging from traditional team sports such as basketball, football and rugby to solo sports such as badminton and tennis. There are even special Scottish sports on offers such as Camogie and Gaelic football. The societies on offer are equally diverse and range from interest groups such as the Anime Society to cultural and religion groups such as Christian Union and into the arts such as the Drama or Dance Societies. These also include volunteering and charity groups.

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