MSc in Strategic Public Relations

Up for the challenge?

A Master of Science in Strategic Public Relations, a programme in English language offered jointly by two renowned universities, a language line of the European MARPE-Network – and a great opportunity for you! Study two years in up to three countries. Learn and work with some of the most respected researchers in the exciting field

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Guestlectures2013 Guest speakers and the meaning of PR…

Since the start of the Autumn semester our public relations postgraduate students have enjoyed a busy visiting speaker schedule organized by Dr Julia Jahansoozi. It has included a number of fascinating guest lectures from visitors located both far and near including Kate Fitch, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia. In September Kate shared her recent research exploring

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Brussels 2 Students Visit Brussels for Specialist Public Affairs and Lobbying Seminars

Brussels, 14 – 15 November 2013. Students on the MSc Strategic Public Relations (Double Degree with Lund University) spent two days visiting Brussels for a series of specialist public affairs and lobbying seminars organized by Dr Alenka Jelen, Division of Communications, Media and Culture, University of Stirling. This annual event aims to bring our module

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StirlundPR Class of 2013 small Time flies when you’re having fun and learning

In September we welcomed all 23 of our new MSc Strategic Public Relations students hailing from Belgium, Latvia, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, USA, Japan, Greece, and the UK. Since our students arrived in September we’ve enjoyed a busy lecture schedule including a number of fascinating guest lectures from visitors located both far and near

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Class of 2012 returns to Helsingborg for last courses

While the new students are finding their feet in Stirling, the Class of 2012 – the students who started in September 2012 – have returned to Helsingborg for the last regular modules:  Quant(itative methods)- and research design. After that it’s off to the integrated internship. And after that the name of the game is: Master

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Students 3 What do our current students think?

Robin Hüdepohl, Germany: Deciding upon the MSc Strategic Public Relations The Master of Science double degree at the University of Stirling and Lund University seemed like a perfect match regarding my academic and cultural interests as well as my previous work experiences. I think that this programme is rather unique in Europe, as it offers

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Back from Barcelona: Two EUPRERA best paper awards to Stir/Lund team

Every year scholars, researchers and practitioners from all over Europe, and indeed the world, gather in some attractive location such as Milan or Istanbul for the annual conference of EUPRERA, the European Public Relations Research and Education Association.  About 4o papers are presented. To make things a little more interesting for the competitively minded, the

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QS World University Ranking 2013/2014: Lund on 67

The QS World University Ranking 2013/2014 has recently been published. This year, Lund University climbed from a respectable 71th in 2012 rank to rank 67 in 2013, one rank ahead of the London School of Economics. Lund is the highest-ranked Swedish University (followed by Uppsala on 79) and the second highest-ranking university in the Nordic

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blackboard 2014 What’s NEW on the Programme?

We have listened to our students and have made some changes to the programme. These changes take effect for the intake of 2014 and you can see the new programme awaiting you here on this page. The basic structure of the programme remains unchanged, however: The Stirling/Lund MSc Strategic Public Relations is a 2-year programme

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Apply now Apply Now!

The administrative process of application is handled by  the University of Stirling. You can apply up to one year in advance of the programme start date. While most programmes do not set a closing date for applications, early application is strongly advised. You can now apply for the study period: Sep 2014 – Aug 2016.

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