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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

The study of public relations PR is an area of communications in which professionals, who are often referred to as publicists, attempt to improve the image of clients in the media and public eye. Public relations clients often seek to gain media exposure or to improve their reputation within a particular market.

Latvia, officially the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by Estonia, to the south by Lithuania, to the east by Russia, and to the southeast by Belarus. The Latvians are a Baltic people, culturally related to the Lithuanians. Capital is Riga which is home to University of Latvia with more than 23,000 enrolled students.

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Master programme in Public Relations

Turiba University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Latvia Riga

For students having previously acquired a professional bachelor degree in public relations or communications the studies will last 1.5 years. The studies are completed by a master degree paper — scientific and applied research on the subject of your choice with the intention of promoting your career. [+]

Best Masters in Public Relations - PR in Latvia 2017. Public Relations – Professional Master’s study programme Useful There are 750 tweets created in every second in the social network Twitter. 60% of bloggers represents the age group from 25 till 44. 33% of Latvians (aged 26 – 59) who use Internet at least once in week use it while watching television. Every user of Facebook has 130 friends, on average. PROGRAMME IS ACCREDITED till Year 2019 DEGREE ACQUIRED: Professional Master's degree in Public Relations QUALIFICATION OBTAINED: Public Relations Manager STUDY PERIOD: 2 Academic Years STUDY PROGRAMME: in English or Latvian CAREER OPTIONS: You’ll be able to manage a public relations or communications business; You’ll be the public relations manager of a business, ministry, government institution or a non-governmental organisation; You may also opt for the career of a politician or a civil servant. TRAINEESHIPS at the leading industry businesses — associate public relations companies of the Latvian Public Relations Company Association, local governments, ministries and other government institutions and non-governmental organisations. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS STUDY PROGRAMME? In Academic Year 1 you will acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies required in the management of public relations and communication. The students are mastering how to effectively manage communications, resolve conflicts by using the lobbying techniques, represent corporate interests in various organisations and government institutions. In Academic Year 2 during the traineeship you will be collaborating with businesses and institutions such as SEB banka, Nordea banka, Swedbank, Olainpharm, TV3, Latvijas Radio, the LR State Chancellery and ministries of the government. For students having previously acquired a professional bachelor degree in public relations or communications the studies will last 1.5 years. The studies are completed by a master degree paper — scientific and applied research on the subject of your choice with the intention of promoting your career. CONTENT OF THE STUDY PROGRAMME 1st Academic Year Communication Science and Management Strategic Management Organisation and Process of Research Innovation and Creativity in Public Relations Ethics and Social Responsibility in Public Relations Pre-Graduation Paper Traineeship Optional courses Communications Law European Integration and International Communication Conflictology Lobbying Techniques Marketing Communications Mass and Political Psychology Rhetoric 2nd Academic Year Traineeship State Examination — Master Degree Paper The study programme syllabi may be subject to updates and modifications at any time during the course of the studies based on the requirements in the labour market and the LR Cabinet of Ministers regulations*. The study programme syllabi may differ by types of studies*. [-]