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BA - Communication & PR

EU Business School Montreux
Program overview
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Montreux
June 2021

Montreux
August 2021

Montreux
October 2021

Montreux
February 2022

Program description

BA - Communication & PR

As the nature of communications rapidly evolves within the digital world, the lines are being blurred between businesses and consumers, communications strategies are becoming a vital component of any business. Our Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Public Relations in Montreux provides students with the necessary skill set to strengthen a company's communication messages.

This program will provide students with an understanding of the various topics surrounding public relations such as structuring PR campaigns, media strategy, organization communication and ethics, while addressing a wide range of communication and publicity concerns.

The course is also offered in Geneva and Barcelona. 

Admission requirements

  • 1 certified copy of high school diploma and transcripts; or equivalent.
  • Proof of English level: TOEFL score 80 (internet-based), 213 (computer-based); IELTS 6.0; CAE B2 with a minimum score of 169; PTE 57; English native; or equivalent.

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Program content

Year 1

First Semester (22 CH | 30 ECTS)

  • Foundations of Business Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Written Communication Skills
  • Accounting I
  • Microeconomics
  • Elementary Calculus
  • IT Software for Business
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Crafting Your Future: Your Time at EU

Second Semester (22 CH | 30 ECTS)

  • Ethics in Business
  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Accounting II
  • Macroeconomics
  • Business Law
  • Mathematics of Finance
  • Applied Management Statistics
  • Advertising, Media & Branding
  • Crafting Your Future: Your Time at EU

Year 2

Third Semester (21 CH | 30 ECTS)

  • Strategic Marketing
  • Business Finance I
  • Human Resource Management
  • Production Management
  • Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation
  • Management Information Systems
  • Digital Business
  • Fundamentals of Public Relations
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Crafting Your Future: Your Time at EU
  • Research Methods I

Fourth Semester (21 CH | 30 ECTS)

  • Global Economics
  • Business Finance II
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Financial Markets
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Sales & Purchasing Management
  • Public Relations Research
  • Event & Conference Management
  • Public Relations Campaigns
  • Crafting Your Future: Your Time at EU
  • Research Methods I

Year 3

Fifth Semester (21 CH | 30 ECTS)

  • Global Business
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Negotiation
  • Small Business Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Industrial Marketing
  • International Public Relations
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Persuasion & Lobbying
  • Crafting Your Future: Your Time at EU

Sixth Semester (21 CH | 30 ECTS)

  • Strategic Management
  • Budgeting and Control
  • Organizational Communication
  • Cases in Marketing
  • Cases in Public Relations
  • Social, Company & State Protocol
  • Mass Media Ethics & Legislation
  • Innovative Electronic Communications
  • Media Planning
  • Crafting Your Future: Your Time at EU

Program delivery

EU is offering maximum flexibility for our Fall Semester to cater to all our students’ needs. We have two options: on campus and online. This will allow you to come to campus or to start online and come to campus when you can. We offer three start dates: October 5, November 2 and November 30.

Health and Safety

Your health and safety remain our highest priority. Class sizes on campus will be reduced, and a strict health protocol followed throughout our campus buildings.

Qualification

Students will learn:

  • Develop proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge of the main public relations theories and how to apply them to real life scenarios.
  • Achieve a thorough understanding of how to create and implement communications strategies.

Degree Awarded

Option 1: Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Public Relations

Students completing the EU Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Public Relations program are awarded a degree from EU Business School Switzerland which is internationally accredited by ACBSP, IACBE, IQA and certified by eduQua and a state-recognized university bachelor’s degree (título propio) from Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain.

  • Duration: Six semesters/three years (summer fast-track option available)
  • Credits: 151 CH/210 ECTS

Option 2: Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Public Relations + BSc (Hons) in International Business

By successfully completing one extra semester on our Geneva or Montreux campuses, you will earn a second state-accredited BSc (Hons) in International Business, awarded by the University of Roehampton in London.

  • Duration: Seven semesters/three years (summer fast-track option available)
  • Credits: 172 CH/240 ECTS

Students who wish to further their knowledge in a specialization may take an additional semester and earn a Diploma of Advanced Studies (30 ECTS) which is state-recognized and accredited (título propio) by Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Communications & Public Relations program will gain the essential skills to go on to help brands optimize their communications strategy. Students can go on to pursue a career in areas such as:

  • Media Relations
  • Branding
  • Web-Based Communications

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About this institute

Study abroad at EU Business School Montreux – a top international business school!

Established in 1973, EU Business School (EU) is a triple-accredited, multicampus, international business school that is a member of the EU Group. In addition to small, dynamic classes offered in English, EU students also enjoy an international environment while getting...


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Why study at EU Business School Montreux


  1. International: Our student body comprises more than 100 nationalities, with 98% of students speaking two or more languages.
  2. Small class sizes: Greater interaction between students and faculty guarantees heightened academic achievement.
  3. Experiential learning: The case study method and a pragmatic approach are two of our most effective tools.
  4. Outstanding faculty: Our team is composed of highly qualified academics, entrepreneurs, consultants and business leaders.
  5. Ranked among the best: Programs within our network are consistently featured in the top tier of global and European rankings.
  6. Building a business personality: We are committed to encouraging students to build the most valuable brand they can market: themselves.

Contact info

EU Business School Montreux

EU Montreux Campus, Villa Ormond
Rue du Lac 18
1815 Clarens, Montreux
Switzerland

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montreux.euruni.edu

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