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Public Relations and Communication Management BA (Hons)

Solent University (Southampton)

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Our publicity study courses ranked 8th out of 17 other UK institutions for student satisfaction (NSS 2019).**Public relations and communications delivers a fascinating career in a fast-growing and exciting field. From government to business to charities to celebrity superstars, this £14.9 billion industry offers careers in every aspect of modern life and business.At Solent, you will develop the communications skills essential for a career in modern business, plus essential practical skills and experience to stand out from the crowd at interview – working on PR campaigns for real-world clients and learning key communication skills on this dynamic modern degree.You will explore the modern PR and comms industry, build an in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of public relations practice, get to grips with the digital platforms and multimedia channels that define modern PR, and apply your skills and knowledge through live client briefs from the very start of your degree.As well as learning all about the latest ideas, techniques and processes in the business, you will have the chance to work with multimedia hardware and software - learning how to produce audio packages or viral videos, and how to use the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.Putting your learning into practice is an essential part of this professionally-focused degree, with a minimum of four weeks experience built into the course at the end of the second year (level 5). And on completing the course, you may be eligible for professional registration as an associate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing or the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing – as well as having the option of accreditation in the APM Project Fundamentals Qualification (PFQ).Students learn from a team with a variety of industry backgrounds and research interests, and considerable teaching experience.**What does this course lead to?**Public relations is one of the key strengths for any organisation working in any business sector in the UK or worldwide, with an extraordinarily diverse range of career options available.**Who is this course for?**Solent’s PR and Communications Management course is ideally suited to students who are interested in a career at the heart of modern business, enterprise and management. You should have a keen interest in writing, digital media and creative work, and may come from a background in business, media, English, psychology or sociology, or subjects related to these areas.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,260per year

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University information

Solent University (Southampton)

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  • Campus address

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, Southampton, SO14 0YN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 97 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    121 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%



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