Brunel University London, School of Arts


The School of Arts at Brunel University

The School of Arts at Brunel University is at the cutting edge of arts education in the UK in all the subjects we teach: drama, music, film and television, journalism, digital games, English, and creative writing. We provide a stimulating and dynamic environment where students can develop their full potential creatively, intellectually, and artistically and can go on to great success in their careers.

Our School is home to students who come from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures. The diversity of the School ensures a creative and dynamic learning environment, lending a unique and distinctive feel.

We stage live theatre and music performances; have a wonderful new performance and media complex, and have invested heavily in a new technological infrastructure to enable students to be at the leading edge of media and digital arts practice. We also have numerous research archives, and host conferences, creative writing events, and film screenings.

Our location in London means students have access to all the great cultural resources of the capital. They also benefit from the School’s strong connections with major arts and media organisations in the city, the wider UK and overseas. Our students have gone on to work for leading employers in the arts, media, publishing and creative sectors.

About Brunel University

Excellent location: Brunel is excellently situated 17 miles to the west of Central London and enjoys easy access to the city centre (1 hour on the underground from Uxbridge). The University is close to London Heathrow Airport (20 minutes by car) and has close motorway links to the rest of the UK, where you can travel to all parts of the country.

Integrated campus: Brunel University has an integrated campus where you can study, eat in the many restaurants, play sports, relax in the student union and finally rest in high quality accommodation, all within 7 minutes walk.

Sporting facilities: at Brunel you can enjoy almost any sport that you can imagine. Indeed we have been proud to be the host University to many world-class athletics and sportsmen and women in the last 5 years. In respect to sports, we have in the last two years invested millions on sporting facilities including a fitness centre and Olympic indoor running tracks, facilities that helped London secure the 2012 Olympic games. The Sunday Times recently said Brunel University had the best sporting facilities of all London Universities.

A supportive global community: Brunel University is proud that we have students from over 115 overseas countries. Whilst studying at Brunel you can meet students from many different cultures and countries.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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MA Media and Public Relations

Campus Full time September 2016 United Kingdom Uxbridge

This course examines the role of public relations in shaping media output both within media organisations themselves and in relation to the external impact of PR on the media. [+]

The academic study of public relations and the media is very new and this new MA puts us at the forefront of this development. Most of the MAs in Britain either focus on corporate public relations and are predominantly practical or are theoretical courses that sit within more traditional mass communications curriculum and focus on the important area of political communications and the news media. Our MA is innovative because it combines theory and practice, which is a distinctive feature of MAs in Screen Media. Also innovative is our combined examination of the impact of public relations on the media and the use of public relations practices within media organisations, with particular reference to their promotional cultures. This provides students with a broad and advanced understanding of the relationship between public relations and the media.... [-]