The BA in Communication and Public Relationsn at Vesalius College Brussels takes a global approach to communication studies, which is crucial in a field where new technologies and forms of communication have shrunk time and space. The programme focuses on two key fields, namely, media studies and strategic communication, which are studied from a global angle which emphasizes intercultural differences and the global trends that shape them. Example courses include courses in public diplomacy, political communication, advertising, public relations, lobbying, intercultural communication, journalism and film. In addition to their theoretical education, students are trained to acquire valuable practical skills including the ability to find, analyse, critique, organise, write, edit and present information aimed at different audiences.
Graduates of Communication and Public Relations at VeCo are well prepared to play a leading role in the communications department of political institutions, corporations, lobbying firms and media organisations. Careers of our recent graduates include: communications & public relations, marketing & advertising, media & journalism, International Organisations (NATO, EU), policy research and political communication.
Communication and Public Relations graduates can continue their postgraduate studies in a wide range of fields, including in communications, leadership, management, marketing, PR, journalism, media management, business, and human resources.
Vesalius College is registered with the Flemish government of Belgium as an institution of higher education, and its Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees have been granted accredited status by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO, Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatie Organisatie), an organisation established to ensure the quality of higher education in both the Netherlands and Flanders.
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Communications students choose three Major Elective courses out of the list below.
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Academic Excellence Scholarships, with a tuition fee reduction of up to 50%, are available to students to students who have outstanding academic records in secondary school and whose extra-curricular achievements show evidence of leadership in today’s global society.
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