Career Prospects

Graduates of Communication Science: Corporate Communication

The career prospects for our alumni are good. Recent study (January 2016) shows that graduates who started looking for a job immediately after graduation have found a suitable job within four months (n=288).

A Master's degree in Communication Science equips students with a high-level academic education. By graduation you will be an expert in organisational communication, public relations and corporate communication from an academic perspective. You will be able to advise organisations about their communication strategies and policies at a corporate level. You will know how to underpin this advice with empirical research and the most recent theories in the field. You will be equipped to produce evidence based communication programmes for big and small organisations. The knowledge and skills acquired during the course provide an effective grounding for positions in:

  • Communication research (academic researcher, media researcher, market and opinion researcher)
    • e.g. working as a junior researcher at NPO
  • Communication advice (publishing, public information expert, advertising or PR consultant, communication consultant)
    • e.g. being a marketing consultant at Groupon.
  • Management (publisher, programme director, research agency)
    •  e.g. working as a publishing relations manager at Elsevier. 

Published by  GSC

15 November 2016