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Course summary

Prepare for a career in Mass Communications, Advertising & Public Relations, with this new professionally accredited course Know you’re interested in Communications, but not a 100% sure what career? Edinburgh Napier University has more than 20 years' experience in teaching professional communication. Recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA), this new course will prepare you for employment or postgraduate study in a range of disciplines such as advertising, public relations, branding, marketing and corporate communication, mass communications, media and digital communication. Whether you choose direct entry from college into third year, or study the first two years of our BA (Hons) Mass Communications degree and transfer across, the BA (Hons) Mass Communications, Advertising & Public Relations degree will give you the opportunity to explore a variety of career options and find the best fit for you. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.

If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Minimum Year 3 Entry Requirements Please note that this course allows Year 3 entry only. Pass HND in Media related subject with B in the Graded Unit - Advertising and PR, Media and Communication, Events Management Other HNDs where primary subject areas include Advertising, PR, Marketing, Branding etc. will be considered individually.

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 with no element below 5.5

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £15160 Year 1
International £15160 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website -
Mass Communications, Advertising and Public Relations at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS