M.A. On Campus

Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations

Swansea University

12 months
16150 GBP/year
8150 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Whether you want a strategic understanding of social media, refined creative skills through professional writing or the communications sensitivity to make an entrepreneurial impact, the Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations programme from Swansea University is ideal.


By taking the Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations programme from Swansea University you will undertake structured practice in modern media skills, taught by motivated industry professionals with impressive academic credentials.

Gaining valuable professional media skills improves your prospects for a successful career in journalism, public relations, broadcasting, entrepreneurship, advertising or marketing.

If you are already an industry professional, this course offers dynamic new media skills and qualifications to boost your continuing professional development.

Based on our inspirational Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay, we have the expertise and full range of modern facilities to ensure your learning is as up to the minute as possible.

Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study.

It offers postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development, and facilitates seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.


You will develop excellent oral and professional writing skills, improving your abilities with digital media and learning to present ideas in a range of formats.

Graduates from this course enter a range of creative industries including journalism, publicity, broadcasting, marketing and advertising.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Visual Communication and Media Design
  • PR, Branding and Promotion
  • Video and Documentary Making
  • MA Project and Dissertation Preparation
  • The Digital Revolution
  • Global Media
  • Digital War

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
First Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in any background, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent professional experience. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16150 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8150 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years) fees:

  • UK students: £ 4,200
  • International students: £ 8,350
Part-time (3 years) fees:
  • UK students: £ 2,800
  • International students: £ 5,550

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /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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