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Public Relations and Corporate Communication

12 months
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14450 GBP/year
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About

This Public Relations and Corporate Communication course at University of Wolverhampton offers a critical examination of the academic theories and contemporary professional practices that shape the profession in the 21st century. 

Overview

The Public Relations and Corporate Communication course at University of Wolverhampton will focus on the design and planning of organisational change campaigns, corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes and rhetorical and non-rhetorical responses and tactics to tackle issues and crises. Students will be equipped with the tools and skills needed to address different stakeholders and to approach any challenge from a strategic perspective.

Also the course programme is taught by professionals with extensive experience in different areas of the industry and its content has been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). This certifies that our students will have the opportunity to learn up to date techniques that are relevant to the current workplace, whether their prospective or current posts involve practicing at a local, national or an international level.

Potential Career Paths

There are two distinct areas of practice: in-house, working for an organisation, or working at an agency, where you will be advising a range of clients.

Public relations practitioners are responsible for: internal communications, media relations, public affairs/lobbying, community relations, corporate social responsibility, investor relations or financial public relations. They also manage issues, crisis and business-to-business relations.

Graduates may go on to assist human resources departments, activist organisations or public sector institutions with social change/social marketing campaigns.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Principles of Public Relations and Management
  • Organisational Communication
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Communicating CSR
  • The PR Agency; Enterprise in Practice
  • Public Relations and Corporate Communication Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date but we will need sufficient time to process it.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  You should have a good Honours Degree (2:2 or above is desirable) in a relevant subject (eg. Media and Communication Studies, Public Relations, Marketing, Business Studies, Journalism), but candidates with a degree in other subjects such as Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts and Business will be considered too.
  • Have professional experience in any area of the media industry regardless of your educational qualifications.
You are also encouraged to apply if you:
  • Have significant professional experience in any area of the media regardless of your educational qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7995 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Home - Part-time - £3998 per year

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /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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