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Communication and Public Relations PgDip/MSc

Ulster University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Belfast Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course combines academic grounding with up to date professional skills with frequent contributions from established profession leaders. The course is designed to ensure that it reflects the latest trends in contemporary theory and practice. The innovative design incorporates a ‘Communication and Public Relations’ core with opportunities for you to specialise and study streams in advertising or healthcare. This model:

  • provides you with flexibility of choice that allows you to maximise your individual and professional needs
  • enables you to develop a critical understanding and expertise in the academic and professional bases of communication and public relations with the facility to develop such understanding in specialist areas of advertising or healthcare
  • offers a unique and distinctive design with a broad focus on many of the elements important to a career in the communication industry
  • allows your named specialism to appear on your parchment.

Due to the breadth of the course, you have a range of options upon graduation across the public, private and non-profit sectors, in communication, public relations, advertising, marketing and internal communication. While some previous graduates choose to specialise in a particular area, our students are equipped to be communication ‘all-rounders’ able to incorporate an integrated approach to communication management. Further PhD research study is also an option. Students will also achieve PgDip awards during this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,910per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Ulster University

  • University League Table

    44th

  • Campus address

    Ulster University, Cromore Road, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Renowned for its warm welcome, Ulster recruits international students from over 100 countries across the globe and has over 200,000 alumni worldwide.
Ulster delivers a world-class UK university experience with the added benefit of being one of the UK's most affordable locations.
An international student experience team delivers a bespoke orientation programme and offers pastoral support to international students during their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 97 23

    20th out of 92 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    124 62%

    34th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    61st

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    15th

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    129 67%

    27th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    30th

    30
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    56th

    41

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