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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christoph b Student portrait: Christoph Wegener

Why did you choose this programme? – The content of the programme appeared as a perfect preparation for a career in strategic communications and a challenging way of engaging with PR in the academic field. Also the structure of the programme with spending one semester at the University of Stirling, a semester in Lund, an

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amin b Student portrait: Amin Lemrini

Why did you choose to study MSc in Strategic Public Relations? – The main factor which made me choose this program jointly delivered by University of Stirling and Lund University was the opportunity to study both in the U.K. and Sweden. Moreover, it was the opportunity to experience multicultural diversity in class with my peers

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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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studentbilder_vt2012 (5) Why an MSc in Strategic PR?

Decision-makers in the 21st century  have come to expect more, much more, from Public Relations-practitioners. The focus has shifted away from operational skills, towards strategic judgement. Practicing Public Relations strategically means going beyond know-how. It means taking a step forward, demonstrating know-why – asking the hard questions. Working strategically is to systematically design, develop and

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summer 14 group pic Summer Holiday

One term in Stirling, Scotland, one term in Helsingborg, Sweden, almost without a break in between. The Swedes are retiring to their summer houses and the high-flying Master Class 2013 is off for a well-deserved summer holiday. See you back in September, ladies and gents – it was fun. Don’t work too hard.


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: September 2015 – June 2017

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