Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations, MA

Swansea University

Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations, MA

Whether you want a strategic understanding of social media, refined creative skills through professional writing or the communications sensitivity to make an entrepreneurial impact, the MA in Communication, Media Practice and Public Relations (PR) is ideal.

You will undertake structured practice in modern media skills, taught by motivated industry professionals with impressive academic credentials.

Gaining valuable professional media skills improves your prospects for a successful career in journalism, public relations, broadcasting, entrepreneurship, advertising or marketing.

Entry Requirements

Students must attain a 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree. Any degree subject will be considered or equivalent professional experience. Overseas and European applicants must achieve IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.

Career Prospects

You will develop excellent oral and professional writing skills, improving your abilities with digital media and learning to present ideas in a range of formats.



Graduates from this course enter a range of creative industries including journalism, publicity, broadcasting, marketing and advertising.

Course Details

You will study a set number of 20-credit modules before taking a 60-credit dissertation project of your choosing in the second part of the course.

Modules include theory and practice-based subjects such as video and documentary making, professional and promotional writing, global media, the business and politics of digital media, visual communications and media design, and PR, branding and promotion.

Further modules in communication, theory, film and history are also available.

MA 1 Year Full-time - January

Digital Video Production
Visual Communication and Media Design
MA Project and Dissertation Preparation
PR, Branding and Promotion
Dissertation or Project

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