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Public Relations

Technological University Dublin

12 months
Duration
13500 EUR/year
8150 EUR/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Public Relations offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology is a one-year full time programme combining lectures, project work, the production of an academic dissertation and work experience with a view to preparing students for a successful career in public relations.

Overview

Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Public Relations offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology, graduates will have a thorough understanding of public relations and the issues confronting it in the modern world. The course boasts a particular emphasis on the theory and practice of public relations as a function of strategic management.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are equipped to take up full-time employment in public relations consultancies and in house public relations departments. Recent graduates have assumed positions of responsibility in commercial and corporate public relations as well as in public affairs where they specialise in political public relations. Other specialist areas include agricultural public relations, healthcare, entertainment and public relations in the voluntary sector.

Programme Structure

Course Content

  • The Theory & Practice of Public Relations
  • Public Relations Writing
  • Electronic Public Relations (website development, electronic publishing, social media)
  • Print & Design
  • Television & Radio
  • Political Economy of Public Communication
  • Society & Representation
  • Business Environment (Presentation, Finance and Law)
  • Community Research and Action
  • The Marketing Environment
  • Public Affairs & Lobbying
  • Strategy & Corporate Environment
  • Research Methodology
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry is confined to holders of an honours bachelor degree (2.2 grade or higher). 
  • Prospective candidates should complete an application form for this course either on-line or by post from the Postgraduate Admissions Office at DIT. Qualified applicants may be invited for interview in late May-early June. Selection is based on the candidates understanding of and motivation for a career in public relations. Those completing their primary degree this year may be offered a place subject to attaining a 2:2 honours degree. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8150 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8150 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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