MA in Communication, Media Practice and PR

Swansea University

Program Description

MA in Communication, Media Practice and PR

Swansea University

The MA in Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations (PR) is designed for students who want to focus their energy on the dynamic world of social media, develop their creative practice and professional writing skills or are looking to work in an entrepreneurial environment.

Key Features

The MA offers syllabus-based practice in professional, contemporary media skills, taught by industry professionals with academic backgrounds. The programme includes modules in Professional Writing/Journalism, Visual Communications and Media Design, Video and Documentary Making and PR, Branding, and Promotion. Other modules in communication, theory, film, and history are also available.

The programme allows graduates to add valuable and desirable professional media skills for careers in business, journalism, public and media relations, broadcasting, advertising and marketing and industry professionals to acquire new media skills and qualifications that will enhance their continuing professional development.

Description

The full-time MA course is split across the year with three modules offered in each academic semester (a total of six modules in part one) and then a dissertation or professional media practice project over the summer (part two).

The part two component allows students to either write a 16,000-word dissertation or undertake the professional media project which incorporates the practical elements of the course and a short unpaid work placement.

Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is the first degree, normally a lower second (average 55 per cent) or above or equivalent professional experience. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

How To Apply

Applying Online is the quickest way to apply and receive a decision on your application. You can upload your documents via the online system which will enable us to make a faster decision on your application.

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2019/20 are as follows:

UK/EU International
MA Full-time £7,400 £14,8100
MA Part-time £2,450 £4,950

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study.

International students and part-time study: If you require a Tier 4 student visa you must be studying full-time. If you are in the UK under a different visa category, it may be possible for you to study part-time.
Additional Costs

The tuition fees for the programme do not cover costs incurred personally by the student such as the purchase of books or stationery, printing or photocopying costs.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 29, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 - 3 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
14,800 GBP
- Full-time international students; 7400 GBP - Full-time UK/EU students; 2450 GBP - Part-time UK/EU students
Information
Deadline
July 31, 2019
Locations
United Kingdom - Swansea, Wales
Start date : Sept. 2019
Application deadline July 31, 2019
End date July 31, 2020
Dates
Sept. 2019
United Kingdom - Swansea, Wales
Application deadline July 31, 2019
End date July 31, 2020