Hoping to pursue a career in public relations, reputation management and communications? With a strong history of student satisfaction and graduate employment, Solent University’s professionally accredited public relations and communication programme can help equip you with the broad range of modern media skills that industry employers are seeking.
Solent University’s Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations subject area was ranked 17th in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.
The course curriculum is designed to help prepare students to secure employment at an executive level after graduation. The structure evolves year-on-year, making public relations and communication a key focus as students develop the writing, digital, communication and strategic planning skills required to thrive as a PR executive.
Students study a curriculum designed with their future employability in mind. With opportunities for networking, live client briefs and portfolio development all built into the course, graduates leave Solent with a wealth of industry relevant experience to show potential employers.
PR and communications at Solent is accredited by the CIPR and supported by CIPR Wessex. Not only does this show employers that the course content meets industry standards, it also gives students the chance to take part in ‘meet the professionals’ events, networking sessions and work placement opportunities.
What does this course lead to?
Over the last two years Solent PR graduates have been employed by companies including: Hotwire, Wales Office, Deferro Communications, Alto Social Analytics, Berkley PR, The Communications Store, The Media Eye,PRCo International, i2i Events Group, BMW Ltd, Open Door PR.
Who is this course for?
PR at Solent is well suited to students who aspire to careers in PR, social media, public affairs, marketing internal communications and brand management.
Applicants can come from a wide range of academic and creative backgrounds, but will ideally be passionate about communications, communication technology and popular culture.