M.A. On Campus

Media and Public Relations

Brunel University London

12 months
17875 GBP/year
8485 GBP/year
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On this Media and Public Relations programme from Brunel University London you will engage with theoretical concepts that can help you understand how Public Relations and the Media work and why they are significant; it looks at PR and media history, engages in lively debates about these industries and teaches you practical PR skills which you can creatively deploy in campaign plans.

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While Public Relations has often been taught through business studies or marketing approaches, this MA approaches PR through the lens of media studies and cultural studies. This makes for a fresh stimulating take on PR at a time when media practices are changing radically and when cultural industries, cultural exchange and cultural politics are more important than ever.

This Media and Public Relations programme from Brunel University London will offer you the opportunity to examine the context in which PR practice takes place and to develop the knowledge and skills needed to work in a sophisticated and ethical way in PR.

We are a partner-member of the Public Relations Communications Association. This means that as students you get:

  • Unlimited and free access to PRCA online training courses to add to your academic programme.
  • The opportunity to get a PRCA Online Certificate
  • Free access to networking events.
  • Opportunities to enhance your professional development by attending panels, masterclasses and training sessions.

Careers and your future

Recent graduates have been employed as:

  • PR for corporate clients, e.g. Zara
  • Media and journalism
  • Communications Officers for NGOs and public sector bodies
  • Events Officers
  • Self-employed PR consultants

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Relations Propaganda and Spin
  • Key Issues in Media and Public Relations
  • Building a PR Campaign
  • Promotional Cultures in Film and Television
  • Media and Public Relations Major Project 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in Social Sciences, Law, Humanities, Arts or Business.
  • Other subjects and qualifications will be considered with relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17875 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8485 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8485 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK students: 4,240 GBP part-time
  • International students: 8,935 GBP part-time

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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