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Comments about Postgraduate Diploma-MSc Political Lobbying and Public Affairs - At the institution - Belfast - Belfast - Belfast - Northern Ireland
Entry Conditions You should normally have at least a second class honours degree from a recognised institution, or an equivalent qualification, or exceptionally have what the University would judge to be relevant professional experience. English Language Qualifications: Minimum IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550. Professional recognition The course is recognized by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).
Postgraduate Diploma/MSc Political Lobbying and Public Affairs
This innovative course reflects the growing local, national and international recognition of the fundamental role of the public affairs and lobbying industry as a bridge between government and the corporate environment (business, trade associations and the voluntary sector). Specifically it provides an understanding of public affairs and an insight into the nature of this increasingly important profession. The course is designed to explicitly develop vocational skills – backed up with rigorous academic theory.
During the course you will have the opportunity to study two core modules in public relations and public affairs, plus research methods and communication. Students are also able to take specialist option modules. This will allow you to tailor the course to your particular career aspirations and interests. The Masters dissertation allow each student the opportunity to independently investigate a key issue in depth
Duration and Mode of Attendance
Postgraduate Diploma - one academic year
Masters- one calendar year
Part-time – three years
Postgraduate Certificate: Part time for two semesters (one year)
Postgraduate Diploma: Part time for four semesters (two years)
Master of Science: Two years followed by a dissertation (which usually takes one fur