BA (Hons) Liberal Studies (Public Relations)

Start Date:
September 2020; January 2021
3 years, full time

Study a degree that’s tailor-made for you.

A liberal arts degree gives you the freedom to focus on the subjects that most interest you. You’ll concentrate on a major area of study while maintaining a breadth of learning spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences.

The Public Relations Major offers a thorough grounding in the history, theories and developments of the rapidly expanding industry.

You will learn how to work effectively across the global multimedia communications industries, developing skills in writing, media relations and crisis management.

Practical projects will enable you to apply your skills to real-life case studies, training you to respond effectively to rapid political, cultural and social changes.

Elective modules will help you understand the breadth of this discipline and also give you a broad skillset.

Options to learn a language and study abroad at one of our international partners will help expand your learning and global outlook.

PR is a vital function within many industries. This Major will open doors to industries as diverse as international business, charities, sports, travel, arts and culture and luxury brands.

Tuition Fees
    £18,000 (fee for one academic year. Fees for subsequent years are subject to increase)
Entry Requirements 
  • 3 A-levels (typically BCC) or international equivalent Mathematics GCSE at grades A-C/9-4 or equivalent

English Language Requirements 

IELTS: Overall score of 6.0 with no score below 5.5 in any of the four components, or equivalent

Course Features 
  • A tailor-made degree that reflects your personal and professional interests

  • Opportunity to study abroad

  • A choice of over 50 electives spanning the arts, humanities and social sciences

  • Access to London's unrivalled employment and networking opportunities

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Year 1

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Introduction to Public Relations Strategy and Management

  • Media Relations

  • Understanding Social Media

  • Writing for PR and Media

  • Five Elective Modules

Year 2

  • Corporate Communications Management

  • Managing Public Relations Campaigns

  • Media Research Methods

  • Media and Ethics

  • Visual Communications for Public Relations

  • Five Elective Modules

Year 3

  • Crisis and Strategic Communications

  • Current issues in Media and Public Relations

  • Media and the Law

  • Political Communications

  • Five Elective Modules

  • Major Capstone (dissertation)

Course Leader 
Leslie Viney


'I was keen to learn a variety of different disciplines and understand how they interlink. Liberal Studies has allowed me to craft a pathway that was completely customised to my preferences.'

Sophia Tysoe

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