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BA (Hons) Public Relations with Journalism

Leeds Beckett University
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Course UCAS code: P2P5
Qualification type:
  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Gain an insight into the fast-paced worlds of both PR and journalism and learn how skills in these areas can overlap to offer up a range of exciting career opportunities. On this course, you will experience the world of reporting - from sourcing and editing news stories to working on rolling news items under the pressure of strict deadlines. You will learn how to write for print, digital and online media, changing your style from impartial to persuasive. You will also develop expertise in crisis and reputation management and in organising media campaigns. **ACCREDITATION** This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and the Public Relations & Communications Association (PRCA). **MEDIA SUITE** The Media Suite gives you access to our TV Studio, Control Gallery, Radio Studio and Newsroom & Editing Suite in the Rose Bowl.
  • Year 1 Core Modules:
    • PR & Brand Communication Toolkit
    • Reporting for Public Relations
    • Journalism Practice & Principles
    • Introduction to PR & Brand Communication
    • Personal Branding & Communication Skills
    • Communication Ethics & Regulation.
  • Year 2 Core Modules:
    • Digital Engagement 1: Cross-Platform Storytelling
    • Digital Engagement 2: Magnetic Content
    • Writing Features
    • Futures: the Evolution of Media
    • Strategic Brand Communication
    • PR Research 2: Public Opinion and Analytics
    • Global Communication Project.
  • Year 3 Core Modules:
    • Issues & Crisis Management
    • Consultancy Project 1: Research & Professional Practice
    • Consultancy Project 2: Pitching & Professional Practice
    • PR Dissertation / Research Project or Journalism Project
    • In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.
Application deadline details:

15 January

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Whether you’re situated at the Headingly or the City campus, you’re guaranteed an amazing experience at Beckett! From the architectural giant that is James Graham building, to the glass palace that is the Rose Bowl you can ensure that your campus will impress. Both campuses are riddled with amazing facilities from delicious cafes and food courts to authentic pubs and some of the biggest libraries you will ever see. Not to mention the tsunami of shops and restaurants situated all over the city centre and headingley, The night life is also top notch too!

Set for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Set for Year 1 for International at £10,500
After applying email the Admissions team:
Tel. 0113 812 3113
Email. [email protected]

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  • emilyashley14's avatar by emilyashley14 on 24th January 2019
    Picking this university was the best decision of my life. Yes it could be better organised, however those things are bearable when you have a campus as nice as this one.
  • by Anonymous on 4th October 2015
    Would rate it highly. Uni is great, however there's still definitely a stigma around going to met
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