Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Public Relations and Brand Communication

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Course summary

Gain the expertise required for a successful career in this fast-moving field. As part of your course you’ll:

  • Learn about the wider role of communications
  • Understand the impact of marketing, media relations and internal communications
  • Study how to develop and implement social media campaigns
  • Learn to build and manage relationships between companies and their customers
  • Refine your skills so you can create effective content for a variety of audiences
  • Develop your presentation skills by pitching for live consultancy projects
  • Join one of the most established PR degree programmes in Europe

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Introduction to Public Relations & Brand Communication
  • Understanding Markets & Customers
  • PR, Media & Current Affairs
  • Managing Communication for Employee Engagement
  • PR & Brand Communication Toolkit
  • Personal Branding & Communication Skills
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Strategic Brand Communication
  • Digital Engagement: Content, Community & Conversations
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Digital Engagement 2: Magnetic Content
  • PR Research: Research Design & Public Opinion
  • Contemporary PR Communications
  • Global Communication Project
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Consultancy Project 1: Research & Professional Practice
  • Consultancy Project 2: Pitching & Professional Practice
  • Issues Management & Crisis Communication
  • PR Dissertation/Research Project
In addition, choose from a list of Year 3 option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Public Relations and Brand Communication at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS