Postgraduate taught 

Political Communication MRes

Guest speakers and events

Guest speakers and events

Our students enjoy opportunities each year to meet with well-known practitioners working in the field including those who advise politicians, those working in public relations, in the mass media, and others. Examples of speakers in the past include Andrew Baird (Head of Communications for the Scottish Government), Dorothy Byrne (Channel 4 Head of News and Current Affairs), Peter Barron (Google’s Director of Communications for the UK, Ireland and the Benelux countries), David Muir (Glasgow alumnus and former Director of Political Strategy for British Prime Minister Gordon Brown), Joe Rospars (Founding Partner and Creative Director of Blue State Digital and Barack Obama’s principal strategist on digital media in the 2008 and 2012 elections) and Liz Allen (Former White House Deputy Communications Director and Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama). 

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