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Bachelor of Communication Studies - Public Relations Major

  • Bachelor

Study public relations at AUT and embark on an exciting career where every day promises to be different.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

Study public relations at AUT and embark on an exciting career where every day promises to be different.

A PR career could be organising top-level celebrities to promote an exotic resort, working with an international health organisation to communicate disease prevention in a developing country, briefing business leaders on a company merger, or lobbying the government to change regulations on behalf of a charity.

Our lecturers have industry and academic expertise with a national and global outlook. Their strong industry connections mean that as a public relations student you have the opportunity to go on industry field trips and gain paid PR experience during your degree.

Study locations

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

Majoring in public relations will prepare you for a wide range of roles, including:

  • Corporate communications executive
  • Public relations consultant
  • Marketing communications executive
  • Government communicator
  • Internal communications advisor
  • Community relations manager
  • Cultural mediator
  • Media relations manager
  • Influencer campaign manager

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Public Relations Careers