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Studying Media and Public Relations in the UK


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Studying Media and Public Relations in the UK


Studying media and PR in the UK is a direct path to the knowledge and skills that are in demand. Top UK universities offer high standard programs and a unique professional internship experience.

Features of training in universities in Britain

Being a student at a British university is a prestigious but responsible task. Teachers of British universities expect from students a high degree of independence in their studies, independence of thought and initiative.

The British education system is recognized as one of the best in the world:

  • Diplomas and certificates in Britain are very prestigious, they become a lucky ticket to start a brilliant career, are internationally recognized and are in demand anywhere in the world.
  • Talented and experienced teachers who are proficient in modern pedagogical methods.
  • The difference between the British education system is that it never stops improving: each educational institution regularly undergoes dozens of audits by independent organizations.

Exploring PR and Media in Britain

To obtain an academic degree in Media and Public Relations, knowledge from various fields is required. In the first years of study, students get acquainted with general and introductory disciplines. In the 3rd year they are determined with a specialization in the field of "Media", which can be reduced to three types of professional activity: journalism, advertising and public relations.

Graduates of the "Media" direction most often build their careers in the following areas:

  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Public relations
  • Copywriting
  • Radio
  • Movie
  • A television
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Video production
  • Graphic design for social media
  • Editing
  • Social media and analytics
  • CMM
  • Photojournalism
  • Radio journalism
  • SEO data analysis.

Bachelor's programs in the same specialty may differ from each other. In general, the study of media and PR involves an equal number of theoretical and practical classes, the study of modules such as:

  • Linguistics
  • A television
  • Radio
  • Culturology.

Students study the influence of the media on society, professional ethics, and the peculiarity of media development in the 21st century. Particular attention is paid to the development of social and creative skills, analytical and critical thinking.

Media Studies & Public Relations - Top UK Universities

  1. INTO City Uni of London
  2. INTO Glasgow Caledonian
  3. INTO Manchester Metropolian
  4. INTO The University of Manchester
  5. INTO Newcastle University
  6. INTO Newcastle University London
  7. INTO Queen's Uni Belfast
  8. INTO University of East Anglia
  9. INTO University of Exeter
  10. INTO University of Gloucestershire
  11. INTO University of Stirling
  12. INTO London
  13. INTO Manchester
  14. London South Bank Uni
  15. Oncampus - Coventry
  16. Oncampus - Reading
  17. Oncampus - Goldsmiths
  18. Oncampus - University of Hull
  19. Oncampus - Queen's Mary Uni
  20. Oxf Int - De Montfort Uni
  21. Oxf Int - Greenwich
  22. Oxf Int - Bangor
  23. CEG GOLDSMITHS UNIVERSITY
  24. CEG Birkbeck
  25. CEG Royal Holloway
  26. CEG Queen Mary
  27. CEG ROYAL VETERINARY COLLEGE
  28. CEG Coventry University
  29. CEG Sunderland
  30. CEG University of Hull
  31. NAVITAS Birmingham City University (BCUIC)
  32. NAVITAS Edinburgh Napier University (EIC)
  33. NAVITAS Plymouth University International College (PUIC)
  34. NAVITAS University of Northampton International College (UNIC)
  35. Study Group Coventry University London
  36. Study Group Durham University
  37. Study Group Kingston University London
  38. Study Group University of Lincoln
  39. Study Group University of Surrey
  40. Study Group University of Sheffield
  41. Study Group Strathclyde University
  42. Study Group University of Huddersfield
  43. Study Group Bellerbys College
  44. Richmond University London
  45. Regents Uni London
  46. Northampton
  47. Canterbury Christ Church University
  48. LSBU
  49. Greenwich.
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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