The skills required for communication and public relations have been drastically redefined by changes in social and digital media. Professionals in the field are required to coordinate increasingly complex public relations campaigns now that consumers and brands are so interconnected. This program will provide students with creative thinking skills and the know-how to stay ahead of current trends and to apply the latest technologies and communication strategies.
Prospective students are evaluated on the strength of their applications as a whole. Consideration is given to the student’s qualities and abilities: leadership potential, academic achievements, performance on standardized tests, extracurricular activities and personal experiences. EU's Admissions Services department will assist all applicants throughout the entire application process.
The MBA in Communication & Public Relations (90 ECTS) is a one-year, three-term degree. Students complete five to six course modules per term which are combined with seminars, company visits, guest speaker sessions and case studies among others. In order to graduate, students must complete a management research methods module and a dissertation. This program is also available as a two-year, six-term, part-time degree.
TERM 1 (18 CH | 23 ECTS)
Transformational Management & Leadership
Financial Reporting & Analysis
Marketing in a Digital World
Data Analysis for Managers
Crafting Your Future
TERM 2 (21 CH | 27 ECTS)
People & Talent Management
Strategy & Decision Making
Information Systems & Technology
Communication for Success
Legal Issues & Business Ethics
Crafting Your Future
Business Strategy Simulation
TERM 3 (15 CH | 20 ECTS)
Public Speaking & Public Communication
Mass Media Strategy, Planning & Media Law
Practical Applications in Public Relations
1 certified copy of bachelor's degree and transcripts
Proof of English level: TOEFL score 89 (internet-based), 233 (computer-based); IELTS 6.5; CAE C1 with a minimum score of 176; PTE score 59; English native or equivalent
Candidates who wish to apply for the state-recognized MBA degree from London Metropolitan University must have two years of professional work experience in addition to the requirements listed above. Students with less than two years of work experience may apply for the state-recognized MSc in International Business Management also from London Metropolitan University.
Applicants must also meet one of the following:
A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
A satisfactory score on the GMAT or GRE
An interview with the academic dean
* Students not meeting these criteria will have an interview with the admission committee and will be considered on a merit basis. For more information, please contact the admissions department of your chosen campus.
October, January & March
Total per year
OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION €3,950
Total (two qualifications): €24,800
While completing your MBA program, you will have the opportunity to earn a second distinct qualification, a U.K. state-recognized degree from London Metropolitan University (London Met). You may choose to study an MSc in International Business Management or an MBA on our Barcelona/Geneva/Montreux/online campus.
In order to obtain the state-recognized MBA, you must complete an extra management learning and research module, a business research report and a business competency simulation course. To earn the MSc in International Business Management, you must complete an extra business consultancy project module and a business competency simulation course. These courses are in addition to the MBA coursework.
The London Met MSc in International Business Management program is designed for aspiring professionals with less than two years of work experience, while the London Met MBA is for working professionals and those who have previously held managerial roles.
Both qualifications can be earned in one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study.