International Public Relations and Global Communications Management, M.A.

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  • 12 months
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Cardiff University ,
This International Public Relations and Global Communications Management course from Cardiff University offers knowledge and expertise for a career in the global public relations industry.
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The taught component of the International Public Relations and Global Communications Management course from Cardiff University amounts to 120 credits. Students complete this across two semesters (Autumn and Spring) from the end of September to the beginning of June. Students are then required to submit a dissertation at the end of August. The dissertation carries 60 credits.
You will study the following areas:

  • International Public Relations Theory
  • International Political Communications
  • Professional Writing
  • International Public Relations Practice
  • PR & Globalisation
  • Law for Practitioners
  • International Marketing
  • Research Methods I and II
  • IPR, the Internet & New Media

Special Features:

  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
  • This is Europe's first Masters Degree in International Public Relations and is designed for both domestic and overseas students interested in International PR.
  • Provides training in Public Relations practice in an international context, and across borders and political, social and cultural divides.
  • Offers a rich exposure to comparative practices in International Public Relations through the diverse experiences of the student group, which comes from a wide range of national and cultural backgrounds.

Programme Structure

Students will study the following areas:
  • International Public Relations Theory
  • Multi-platform Content
  • International Public Relations Practice
  • Law for Practitioners
  • Global Communications Management
  • Research Methods I and II
  • Digital Communications Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.

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Academic Requirements

Suitable for graduates from a range of academic disciplines.

Applicants should possess a UK higher education degree of at least lower second class honours (2:2), or a non-UK qualification recognised by the University as being equivalent to this. This requirement may be waived for candidates with relevant professional qualifications or experience.

In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain a British Council IELTS score of at least 7.0, or an equivalent English language qualification. However, applicants with an IELTS score of 6.5 will be considered provided they undertake and successfully complete the University´s eight-week pre-sessional English course.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15000 International
  • GBP 7500 EU/EEA


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