18 months
13304 CAD/module
6326 CAD/module
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This Public Relations programme from Mount Saint Vincent University is an applied (non-thesis) program for applicants with undergraduate degrees in Public Relations, Communication, Business, Commerce and related fields. 

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Key Features

As a student in one of our graduate programs, you’ll develop a deep and meaningful understanding of the disciplines of communication studies and public relations–the philosophies, the principles and how these apply to scholarly and professional practice.

Both the MPR and MA (Communication) programs are available fully online and can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.

The Public Relations programme from Mount Saint Vincent University will prepare you to excel as a practitioner, and to become a leader in your field.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Public Relations: Social & Organizational Context 
  • Quantitative & Qualitative Research in Public Relations 
  • Communication Theory
  • Advanced Study in Communication Theory
  • Organizational Theory & Public Relations Leadership
  • Media, Culture & Society 
  • Public Relations Ethics and Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted into the Master of Public Relations degree students must provide evidence of:

  • A four year degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Public Relations, Communication or related field.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) in the last two years of undergraduate study.
  • Two letters of recommendation (one academic and one professional).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13304 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13304 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National

    6326 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6326 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National: (6 courses) $6,326
  • International: (6 courses) $13,304

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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