This course focuses on the intersection of communication, media, and politics as the area of knowledge fundamental for communicators working across public, private and third-sector organizations as well as a range of economic, social or cultural sectors. Students will develop communication expertise that combines strategic communication with an understanding of policy communication in the contemporary media landscape. The course offers relevant theoretical knowledge and strong vocational skills development for students who wish to enter careers in public affairs, policy communication, campaigning, or advocacy jobs.
You can exit after 6 stage 1 with PgCert Political Communication and Public Relations
You can exit after stage 2 with PgDip Political Communication and Public Relations
Honours degree or equivalent from a relevant subject area (arts, humanities or social sciences). Students without a traditional honours degree may be admitted (subject to interview) if they have other relevant qualifications and/ or appropriate work experience.
Distance and Flexible learning
Part time (day)
School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management
Drama and Performing Arts