The BA (Hons) Communications and Public Relations degree at Lincoln provides opportunities for students to learn a strategic approach to PR and benefit from an integrated multi-media approach to communications. The course draws on the disciplines of storytelling, crisis management, events and campaigning. The programme aims to develop written and verbal skills to give students the opportunity to become confident communicators, prepared to face the challenges of fast-paced modern public relations work. Students can work with multi-media technologies including video, audio and online material, and study how social media can be a volatile but powerful platform to reach large audiences.
The first year aims to introduce students to the breadth of public relations disciplines. Students will have the opportunity to cover academic theory through modules in communication in society, democracy and bureaucracy, while learning key components of public relations practice, including copywriting, design and multiplatform media skills. The second year aims to encourage students to apply learning to the real world and covers different areas of PR, such as commercial, not-for-profit and the public sector. The final year provides students the opportunity to include in-depth study in an area of PR that especially interests them, as well as modules on PR strategy. For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.
The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Public Relations, Chartered Institute of
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the academic requirements, Overseas students will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. Please visit our English language requirements page for a full list of the English qualifications we accept: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can find more information about the wide range of international qualifications we accept by visiting our entry requirements and your country page:
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|