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The MA in Media and Public Relations will provide you with a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of public relations by examining the structure of the PR sector and offering insights into the way in which the industry works.
The course covers the history and development of public relations in different parts of the world and provides a theoretical framework for analyzing this rapidly changing profession.
You will examine classic and emerging PR strategies and the use of research to inform PR campaigns and to measure their effectiveness, as well as their wider social impacts. You will look in depth at successful and effective PR campaigns and at the structural relationships between PR and the media. You will consider how commercial businesses and non-governmental organizations use PR techniques to advance their objectives.
This course will equip you with the skills to critically analyze PR campaigns and understand the functions of publicity and the management of crisis communications scenarios. You will gain the skills to conduct research to evaluate the effectiveness of PR campaigns and how to plan and implement an effective PR campaign.
One of the great strengths of this course is that you will be taught by lecturers and support tutors who combine specialist knowledge of theory and research methods with experience of the public relations sector and its working practices.
This postgraduate degree will provide you with the advanced skills and knowledge you need to enhance your professional development or equip you to pursue academic study at research degree level.
Coursework and assessment
Assessment is by taught examinations, coursework, assignments, group assessment and presentations.
Course unit details
You will study a total of 180 credits during the course.
The university is open to all students who fulfill the following requirements:
- Copy and original of Secondary, University Certificates and Transcripts
- Birth certificate
- Certificate of good conduct
- Application Letter
- CV and Experience Letter
- Admission fee $
- Passport sized photos
- Pass entry exams.
Business Essentials for Corporate Public Relations
International and Intercultural Public Relations
Media, Messages and Messengers
Public Relations Capstone I
Reputation Management and Crisis PR
Strategic Writing for Public Relations
Survey of Public Relations Issues
The Practice of Public Relations