This flexible and modular course enables professionals to work towards a Master's degree through interim Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma stages, encouraging participants to draw upon and reflect on their professional experiences.
Why Study Communications and Public Relations with us?
Drawing on the University's long-established expertise in work-based learning, the course enables participants to combine short, intensive study blocks with project work based within their own work setting and/or work for clients.
This part-time course is normally completed over a minimum of 18 months, but for suitably qualified and experienced practitioners (CIPR or other equivalent Professional Diploma plus three years' experience), an accelerated route is possible with completion in a minimum of 12 months.
The course comprises three stages: Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, and Master's degree. There is also an opportunity for professionals holding relevant qualifications (e.g. CIPR Diploma) to apply for advanced standing towards the Master's stage of the course.
The course structure comprises around 10 days' intensive tuition, supplemented by individual tutorials and online learning materials. You will also complete at least one substantive supervised, work-based project within your own organisation or a client organisation, which will form the major part of the course's assessment strategy.