Communications and PR

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Communications and Public Relations

Communications and Public Relations is a key tool of successful organisations and individuals, and is crucial to effective leadership. It integrates and complements the full range of disciplines including marketing and advertising. At Lincoln, Communications and PR is taught by academics with a wealth of experience in the sector. Their teaching is informed by their professional experience and the cutting-edge research they carry out. Throughout their studies our students have opportunities to experience real Communications and PR work by participating in the many live projects generated by Cygnet PR, the student-run agency, including recently working with the Bomber Command Memorial Team.

Work placements are an important part of the undergraduate programmes and at the end of the second year students are encouraged to take either a three-month or year-long professional practice placement. This enhances their employability as demonstrated by the high number of our students who secure real Communications and PR jobs straight after completing their course - often before they even graduate.

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Public Relations Consultants Association. As a student, this relationship also entitles you to free PRCA membership for the duration of your course, allowing you access to most of the benefits professional members receive.


Our PR programmes are recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.The CIPR is dedicated to supporting Student members throughout their studies and as their careers progress.