Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

International Communication (Taught)

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Course summary

Enhance your knowledge of the cultural, social, political and economic factors affecting communications internationally today. Become an effective communications practitioner with the expertise and confidence to work in an international setting. You will learn how to work with clients to produce practical communications solutions in the private, public and voluntary sectors all over the world. The course is delivered by two universities: Leeds Beckett University and IULM in Italy. Both universities specialise in professional communications and public relations. You will choose whether to study your first or second semester at Leeds Beckett University, where you will benefit from being taught at one of the most established centres for education and research in the field of public relations in Europe. You will spend your remaining semesters at our partner university, specialising in areas of expertise specific to that university. You could also take an optional industry placement in your final semester. Find out more You will benefit from the collective expertise of the two universities and their international networks both in academia as well as in professional practice. Those of you taking the first semester at our University will benefit from being taught in an English language culture at the biggest and most prestigious centre for public relations education in Europe. The concept of competency-based learning is at the heart of the curriculum. This means that you are equipped to become a reflective practitioner with the transferable competencies and skills needed for your employability and on-going personal development. The content and learning experience of the course enables you to apply your knowledge and skills directly in professional practice. To enhance your employability, you can also take an optional industrial placement in semester three. We have a dedicated employability and placements office to support you and provide you with access to a wide range of vacancies from local, national and international employers. Pre-placement guidance and seminars are available on topics such as CV and letter writing, how to succeed at interview, assessment centres and psychometric tests. Why study International Communication at Leeds Beckett University...

  • Optional industry placement
  • Benefit from the collective expertise of the two universities
  • More than 25 years’ experience delivering PR education
  • Access to a wide range of university facilities and resources
  • Opportunities to gain insight through Leeds Business School guest lectures


Core Modules:

  • Corporate & Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Affairs & Lobbying
  • Research Methodology for Business
  • Public Diplomacy
  • International Crisis Management
  • Dissertation (including workshop)
In addition, choose from a list of option modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate qualification in communication or a related field; or a curriculum vitae (CV) and/or portfolio indicating work experience; overseas applicants are required to have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent English language proficiency.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please see www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk for fee information.
International Communication at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS