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Public Relations, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Public Relations is about learning to manage relationships between organizations and the publics that can affect an organization’s success. Students will learn to research, plan, implement and evaluate communication campaigns. Activities focus on how to build relationships between an organization and its publics, monitor the organization's environment and counsel management on policies and programs. 

Careers in Public Relations

  • Video Game Designer
  • Corporate Communications
  • Media Relations Specialist
  • Strategic Communication
  • Training and Development
  • Public Information Officer
  • Community Relations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Event Planning
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Press Release Writer
  • Publicist
  • Content Marketing Manager
  • Online Reputation Manager
  • Digital Video Editor
  • Web Developer
  • Digital Marketing Coordinator

Why Manchester?

The Public Relations program from Manchester University is grounded in teaching you the skills to be productive and compassionate professionals in organizations. Through your coursework you will gain not only a foundation in communication theory but also how to use your public relations skills in practice. We facilitate this through project-based learning courses such as Advanced Public Relations and Communication, Training and Development. With a major/minor in Public Relations you will gain training in media writing, campaign planning and evaluation, and corporate communication consulting. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Public Relations 
  • Language and Thought 
  • Advanced Public Relations 
  • Communication, Training, and Development 
  • Communication in Organizations 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An official TOEFL, IELTS, or SAT I score
  • Official or certified copies of national exams
We need copies of all national exams as proof of completion of secondary school. This includes national exams or “O” level exams, and “A” level exams.
  • Evidence of financial support
  • Letter of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation from an employer or teacher or the reference form from the Common Application may be used.  This must be in English.
  • Certified copies of marks, grades, transcripts
Secondary transcripts of grades, marks or final exam results must be certified as true copies of the original. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32366 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32366 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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