The Public Relations degree at Mount Saint Vincent University is a four-year degree designed to prepare students to work and lead as strategic public relations professionals. The BPR curriculum emphasizes public relations as a central function of organizations, and features a focus on both theory and practice.
Throughout the degree, students develop a knowledge base in relationship management, organizational leadership, ethical decision-making, and communication planning. Students also advance their skills in content creation and platform management, digital storytelling, audiovisual design, writing, public speaking, research, and campaign and project management.
The BPR involves hands-on, work-integrated learning components in all required courses and a central feature of the degree is up to three paid work terms in industry through MSVU’s world-renowned cooperative education program. The combination of coursework and on-the-job training empowers students to become confident and competent graduates with the necessary skills and experience to advance and succeed as strategic professionals in a high-demand career specialty.
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- Public Relations
- Co-op Term
- Public Relations Writing: Theory and Practice
- Communication: Theory and Practice
- Public Speaking
- Mass Media and Public Opinion
- Managing Organizational Public Relations
- Research Methods in Public Relations
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- 36 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants for admission from high school must submit a completed application, the application fee, and have an official transcript of the high school record forwarded directly from the high school to the Admissions Office.
- Applicants who have previously attended another post-secondary college or university and those attending while making an application to the Mount may be eligible for transfer credits. Applicants must submit official documents of all previous academic work regardless of whether they are seeking recognition of transfer credits for a particular program. Students who fail to declare prior study or to supply such documentation may be denied admission to the University or be dismissed upon subsequent discovery.
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International19534 CAD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19534 CAD per module during 36 months.
National8415 CAD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8415 CAD per module during 36 months.
- National: (10 courses) $8,415 – $8,833
- International: (10 courses) $19,534- $19,951
Living costs for Halifax
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.