Corporate Communications and Public Affairs MSc

Corporate Communications and Public Affairs MSc

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: May 1
Processing time: 10 days
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September, January
International tuition: £12,470
Domestic tuition: £5,500

Program overview

The course has been designed in close collaboration with leading practitioners and professional bodies to ensure it is relevant for today’s employers and industry. With a highly practical focus, you will have the opportunity to undertake four-weeks of professional industry experience in a real organisation, attend industry events, hear from professionals, take part in interactive workshops and visit media and communication organisations. This will ensure you will have both the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to have a successful career in the industry. The teaching team on this course have professorial and doctoral level knowledge and experience of the subject. They come from a variety of professional backgrounds including Blue Chip consultancy, economic development, public sector, health, the creative industries and the arts. Many staff members have featured in the annual Support and Teaching staff with Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) awards voted by the students and organised by RGU:Union. Other staff include guest lecturers and industry professionals who share their experiences and best practice through a series of events and workshops.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject area. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Career opportunities

On successful completion of this course, you will be provided with a wide range of career opportunities within the wider Corporate Communication industry. Example fields include corporate communication, media relations, public relations, public affairs and role within internal communication and crisis management consultancies. Previous graduates have gone on to work as PR and Marketing Executives, Communications Coordinators and Marketing Executives.

Campus location

Aberdeen , United Kingdom

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