Got a passion for literature and language? Want to help businesses improve their public reputation? Solent’s unique English and public relations programme will help you to improve your public relations, reputation management and communications skills while undertaking degree level study of English literature.
olent University’s English and Public Relations degree offers students a comprehensive study of modern public relations while encouraging them to think in new and imaginative ways about fiction, drama, poetry and language.
Taught by knowledgeable researchers and industry professionals, students examine western and non-western cultural contexts and the significance of literature in shaping identity, ideology, representations and politics. Language and critical analysis skills gained during literature modules serve students well throughout their study of public relations.
The course team place a great emphasis on student employability, providing students with skills and experiences that are relevant to the needs of industry employers. One of the ways students can boost their employability is by pitching for work with the University’s in-house creative agency, Solent Creatives. Students are also supported by the course team as they look for other work experience opportunities.
Think a career in PR, communications and reputation management might be for you? With an experienced teaching team, strong links with industry and a unique emphasis on student employability, Solent University’s English and Public Relations programme will help to equip you with the skills required for a range of graduate roles.
What does this course lead to?
An ability to communicate clearly and concisely is more important than ever in the rapidly changing world of digital communications and social media. English graduates have a reputation for being some of the best at crafting concise, powerful messages and therefore often end up working in areas that rely on effective communication such as public relations, marketing or advocacy.
Who is this course for?
Solent’s English and Public Relations programme is ideal for students who want to improve their communications skills and build a portfolio of published work ahead of pursuing a career in PR, advertising, journalism, marketing or teaching.