COMMUNICATION & CAREER. YOU CAN. WITH PUBLIC RELATIONS.
Become a PR professional and thus also the communicative representation of your future employer. Whether Facebook posts, newsletters, employee magazines or the classic press release: the right communication processes are crucial for the image of a company. With your Bachelor's degree in Public Relations at the IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU), you can use internal and external communication on all channels perfectly for your career.
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You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Public Relations at IU by distance learning. Here you can find out how your studies at IU work and what your advantages are in the distance learning study model.
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Why you should study Public Relations
Because you want to become a communications professional. Because you want to broaden your career perspectives. And because studying is fun.
During your Public Relations studies you will acquire knowledge and skills that are essential for positions with a communications focus. You can then use these skills in your job or for your own business. A Bachelor's degree also signals to companies that you have the skills they are looking for. This broadens your career options and makes you a candidate for higher positions. In the distance learning programme at IU, you acquire the knowledge and skills that are important for this, when and where it suits you. At IU, you decide how long you want to study and where you want to.
Your IU studies in Public Relations
Your Bachelor's degree in Public Relations at IU will provide you with the industry-specific know-how to develop and implement suitable PR strategies. This includes theoretical and practical tools that you will need later, for example, as an online editor or press manager. During your Public Relations studies, you learn all the skills, methods and instruments you need in the field of external and internal corporate communication. In addition to basic business knowledge, you will also acquire media skills in the use of classic and digital PR channels.
Furthermore, you can expand your expertise to include special areas. For example, in the areas of Government Relations, Corporate Communications, Lobbying or Public Diplomacy. To ensure that the practical relevance is never neglected, you will realise your own projects during your Bachelor's degree programme in Public Relations.
A look into the future: what you'll do after graduation
The spectrum of your daily work as a public relations manager is extremely diverse. It also includes building networks and maintaining contacts with journalists, B2B customers and stakeholders. Whether you work for a company, in an agency or on a self-employed basis, experts who can develop a suitable PR and communications strategy are needed almost everywhere. It's up to you to decide which sector you want to enter.
The most important questions about studying Public Relations
At IU, you are the centre of attention. Your numerus clausus (NC) is not only incidental to your Public Relations studies, it has no influence on your admission. No degree programme at IU is subject to NC. Before you start studying, we prefer to talk to you personally to identify your strengths and talents. Together we will find the right programme to help you achieve your goals.
You can currently complete your Bachelor's degree in Public Relations on the Virtual Campus. This means that you can study anywhere in Germany.
Yes, this is also possible at IU. In addition to the entrance qualification in the form of an Abitur or Fachabitur, interested students without an Abitur have the opportunity to enter our Bachelor's programme. You can study Public Relations without an Abitur if you have completed an advanced training programme, have a master craftsman's certificate or have at least two years of vocational training and at least three years of professional experience.
The Public Relations Bachelor's programme lasts for 36, 48 or 72 months, depending on which time model you choose. If you need more time and semesters for your studies, this is absolutely no problem.
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