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As cliché as it sounds, COURSE QUALITY 100% experts in their chosen field.” RECOGNISED COURSE NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY 2017 Greg Clark BA (Hons) Public Relations, Marketing and Events The modules listed here are correct at time of print (Feb 2018). This course is likely to undergo revalidation in 2018 which will result in some changes to the content. Please check the website for any updates. Entry requirements Scottish Higher BBBB A Level BCC Irish Leaving Certificate H2 H2 H3 H3 International Baccalaureate 28 points International IELTS of 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5 Required subjects English, Media Studies, Econs or Bus Studs preferred at Higher/ A level or equivalent. Maths and English at S/Int2/ N5/GCSE level are preferred. • • Scottish Higher: BC at Advanced Higher in relevant subjects plus BB at Higher A Level: BBB in relevant subjects Year Three HND in a related subject with CB in the graded units For details of related HNC and HND courses, see www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications. Associate student places You can study this course as an associate student completing your first year at West Lothian College. For more information and entry requirements, see pages 32-33. Other information Duration 3/4 years full-time Start date September 2019 Course fees Please see pages 170-171 Professional registration/accreditation You can register as a student member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a student member of the Public Relations Consultants Association. Why QMU? Delivery On campus Awarding body QMU. Please see the ‘External review’ section on pages 8-11. We welcome applications from mature students with relevant qualifications and / or experience. Exchange opportunities* In Year Three, you have the opportunity to study for one semester at a university overseas. See pages 18-19 for more information. Year Two • HNC/ HND: HNC/ HND in a related subject with B/CB in the graded unit Teaching staff, class sizes and timetables Please see ‘How we teach and how you’ll learn’ section on pages 8-11. Careers Graduates are prepared for a wide range of career opportunities such as: PR executives, digital strategists, publicity and promotions executives, marketing assistants and events managers. UCAS code 2P10 Mature/Access Related Access course — see our website for details at www.qmu.ac.uk/ college-qualifications Direct Entry help with the process, we hold a speed interview event on campus to match hosts offering placements with students. The placement is unpaid although many hosts cover travel and subsistence. Placements You will complete a four-week placement in Year Four. Students are responsible for sourcing a placement host organisation and this can be in the UK or abroad. To 139 QMU is the only Scottish Institution to offer CIPR recognised undergraduate and postgraduate courses and to teach the CIPR Professional Public Relations Diploma, CIPR Specialist Diploma (Internal Communications) and CIPR Specialist Diploma (Public Affairs). Senior practitioners in PR, marketing and events support the courses through guest lectures, membership of our Industrial Advisory Panel and attendance at our networking events. This course includes a placement and a study abroad opportunity. SATISFACTION I loved the lecturers: they really are