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BA (Honours) Public Relations

Four years full-time (including one year work placement) or three years full-time

UCAS code • P210

Location • City Campus

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Public relations professionals are employed in small, medium and large organisations in a variety of areas, including • charity • health • sports • celebrity • finance • lobbying • business • consultancy • PR agencies.

This course prepares you for careers such as • in-house and agency public relations • media management • event management • corporate communications.

You may also find employment in professions that require excellent communication skills such as teaching, welfare and social professions.

Further information is available on careers in public relations on the Prospects website. 

Visit our graduate with more pages to find out how we can help give you a vital edge in a competitive job market.

Progression courses

How to apply

You apply for this course through UCAS.

Fees – home and EU students

2014/15 academic year

For 2014 entry, membership of a professional body is included in the course fee. Mandatory UK field trips are also included in the course fee.

Course fees may be subject to annual inflationary increase.
Get further information on fees and funding here.

Fees – international students

2014/15 academic year

Typically £11,250 a year

2015/16 academic year

Typically £11,500 a year

Course fees apply to courses starting in the academic year given and may be subject to annual inflationary increase.

For further information on fees and funding see www.shu.ac.uk/funding

Assessment

• essays • reports • electronic assessment • oral presentations • portfolio work • project

Work placements

Find out about work placements and how we can support your placement experience.

Optional year-long work placements are normally gained by competitive interview and are not a guaranteed part of a course.

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Professional Recognition

This course is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

When you enrol on a course recognised by the CIPR you are eligible for free CIPR Student Membership. This gives you access to many industry and personal development opportunities and to the members area of the CIPR website, where they have a dedicated student area which offers help and advice on getting into the PR industry and free online training.

This recognition also allows graduates to become full members of the CIPR without further examination.

Chartered Institute of Public Relations
Public Relations Consultants Association

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