M.A. On Campus

Public Relations and Corporate Communications

Kingston University

12 months
15800 GBP/year
10330 GBP/year
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The Public Relations and Corporate Communications course at Kingston University is a highly specialised and focussed programme designed for those who want to pursue a career in the broader field of corporate communications and public relations. 


Over the course of the Public Relations and Corporate Communications course at Kingston University, 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.

After you graduate

Recent alumni from our range of marketing postgraduate courses have taken numerous professional roles, including:

  • Campaign manager at Conde Naste Publications;
  • Business manager for North America at RHN;
  • CEO at British Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce;
  • Consultant at Marketability;
  • Director at Matrix Data;
  • European consumer insight manager at Unilever Bestfoods;
  • Media planner at Mindshare Media Agency;
  • Relationship marketing manager at Eurostar;
  • Senior marketing manager at the AA;
  • Strategic design consultant at Royal & Sun Alliance;
  • UK advertising manager at HSBC; and
  • Vice-President at City Group.

Some graduates decide to continue their studies at Kingston University though doctoral research, and many decide to use the skills they have learned to set themselves up in business.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Managing Cross-Cultural and Internal Communications
  • Marketing Communications
  • Public Relations Strategy
  • Market Research and Data Analysis
  • Research Proposal and Dissertation
  • Managing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible, applications will close when the course is full.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good bachelors degree, or equivalent, in any discipline. You do not need to have a background in business to study the Public Relations and Corporate Communications MA, but you will need to have a strong interest in internal communications, public relations or corporate social responsibility.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15800 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 15800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10330 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10330 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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