Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Queen Margaret University


Equip yourself with in-demand skills, craft a professional portfolio, and forge industry connections on this flexible, forward-looking course that offers an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification.

Complex, digital and global – today’s world can be daunting in its scope and speed of change. Yet for communications and public relations (PR) professionals with the right blend of skills and the confidence to grapple with any challenge, now is a thrilling time to build a career. This highly respected course can help you turn your communications or PR ambition into a rewarding future.

On this course you will develop the specialist skills needed to communicate effectively across a range of media and digital platforms. It’s important to understand the bigger picture, and you will study within a framework that emphasises strategic thinking and a critical stance, enabling you to make an effective, ethical and responsible contribution to your organisation.

Entry Requirements

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.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Certificate



Study Method

Blended learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management


Drama and Performing Arts

SCQF Level