MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations (Joint Degree UPF Barcelona)

Study at the University of Stirling and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, where you’ll gain an international perspective on strategic communication and public relations.

Strategic Communication and Public Relations (Joint Degree UPF Barcelona)

Key facts

  • Award Masters / MSc
  • Start date September 2022
  • Duration MSc full-time: 12 months
  • Mode of study Full-time, Stand-alone modules

Immerse yourself in a variety of cultures while you study on this interdisciplinary, advanced postgraduate course in Strategic Communication and Public Relations delivered jointly by the University of Stirling and Universitat Pompeu Fabra. You will benefit from an international perspective, having the opportunity to study in both Stirling and Barcelona.

Taught entirely in English, the course offers a hands-on approach, while at the same time providing you with the theoretical foundations you need to practise public relations and strategic communication at a managerial level and understand the role of public relations in society.

You’ll obtain a joint MSc degree from the University of Stirling and Pompeu Fabra University. You spend Semester 1 at the University of Stirling and then move to Pompeu Fabra University for Semester 2. You may then decide if you would like to have your dissertation supervised by staff at Stirling or Pompeu Fabra.

Learn more about the course by visiting the Pompeu Fabra University website.

Top reasons to study with us

Professional accreditation

Awarded CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) Recognition.

Awarded with a CEI label (International Campus of Excellence) by the Spanish Ministry of Education, Pompeu Fabra is a modern university with prestigious international rankings.

We're also members of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), EUPRERA (European Public Relations Education and Research Association) and ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association)

Flexible learning

If you’re interested in studying a module from this course, the Postgraduate Certificate or the Postgraduate Diploma then please email Graduate Admissions to discuss your course of study.

Research overview

Communications, Media and Culture at the University of Stirling had 70 percent of its research rated as either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). Pompeu Fabra staff are also research active and publish internationally.

What our students said

Julian Lohaus
Julian Lohaus
Germany
MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations
My time at Stirling was enjoyable, very worthwhile and I found it to be enriching and challenging, with a real international feel to the campus.
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