With the kind of practical, hands-on learning experiences that encourage flexible thinking, and a fundamental basis in business and marketing rather than journalism, the Public Relations and Corporate Communications course at Kingston University will help propel you into a range of high-level careers in challenging or commercial environments. We enable our students to graduate with the ability to effectively adapt their communications technique to succeed in any cultural, social, commercial or non-profit context.
Over the course of the programme, you will learn to:
Identify and understand different stakeholder groups and markets, enabling you to develop effective communication styles for clients of a multitude of different educational or cultural backgrounds;
Understand value and competitive advantage;
Utilise the latest research in corporate and marketing communications and adapt this to a practical setting through workshops and projects;
Understand best practice in relation to marketing communications in general and, more specifically, corporate and public communications.
Recent alumni from our range of marketing postgraduate courses have taken numerous professional roles, including:
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Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.
2 years including professional placement
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:
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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