MSc Political Communications and Public Affairs


Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh    School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management

Full time & Part time September, January MSc, PGDip, PGCert Full-time: 1 year OR Part-time: 2-7 years
Communication & Media Studies (7)

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Are you interested in a career in public affairs, policy communication, campaigning, or advocacy? Look no further than the MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Political Communications and Public Affairs at QMU. This unique programme focuses on the intersection of communication, media, and politics, providing you with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in this field. Benefit from our location in Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, and gain valuable insights from industry practitioners. With flexible study options and a range of module choices, you can tailor your learning to suit your career aspirations. No honours degree? No problem! We consider relevant qualifications and work experience. Start your journey towards becoming a public affairs specialist today!

About the course

This unique MSc in Political Communication and Public Affairs is for those already working in communication or PR or those who wish to move into the area and will enable you to enter careers in public affairs, policy communication, campaigning, or advocacy.

The course offers highly relevant theoretical knowledge and strong vocational skills development. It focuses on the intersection of communication, media, and politics as the area of knowledge fundamental for communicators working across public, private and third-sector organisations as well as across a range of economic, social or cultural sectors.

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Entry Requirements

Students will normally possess an honours degree or equivalent from a relevant subject area (eg arts, humanities or social sciences). Students without an honours degree may be admitted (subject to interview) to the course if they have other relevant qualifications and appropriate work experience.

International: You will be required to provide evidence of English language competence at no less than IELTS 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.


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