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57028 Research for Communication Professionals

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Graduate subject - Public Communication - 400 level


This subject introduces a range of research methods useful for communication practice and ensures that students can choose and use appropriate research methodologies. Using examples drawn from industry, research is presented as a tool to make the practice of communication and public relations more responsive, effective, useful and professional. Students develop expertise in designing research, making observations, taking measurements, and interpreting and reporting their findings, all with a focus on the kinds of research they are likely to encounter in their own careers. It provides those enrolling in the Communication Management Project with the necessary knowledge of research to design and manage their projects.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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