CIPR Professional Diploma in Public Relations

The CIPR Professional Diploma in Public Relations is an ideal next step to drive a PR career from a senior management to boardroom level. Building on the practical experience you may have already gained from professional practice and/or the advanced certificate, this course will give you an advanced understanding of the strategic approach to PR practices in a variety of contexts, including PR strategy planning, content management, media and engagement, measurement and evaluation; and PR leadership. All underpinned by reference to ethics and the code of conduct.

The course will be delivered using examples of PR case studies and events in the press and real business scenarios, to bring the course to life and ensure you’re learning can be applied to practice, evaluating a wide range of PR concepts and techniques and applying them practically to your own workplace and sector.

This course is suitable for you if:

  • You are currently at a managerial level with some year; of experience, and you are looking to step up to a director or boardroom level
  • You are a recent post-graduate with a professional or academic qualification in PR, or Marketing area and want to specialise in PR.
  • You have recently stepped up to a directorial role or planning to open your own agency and are looking to underpin your new responsibilities with professional learning

If you are unsure about what level course you would be best suited to, speak with our programme advisors on 0345 203 2103. They can discuss your previous experience and current situation to direct you to the best course for you.

 

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  • You are currently at a managerial level with some years’ of experience, and you are looking to step up to a director or boardroom level
  • You are a recent post-graduate with a professional or academic qualification in PR, or Marketing area and want to specialise in PR.
  • You have recently stepped up to a directorial role or planning to open your own agency and are looking to underpin your new responsibilities with professional learning

The course is taught using a blended learning approach.

You will dedicate 10 hours per week of personal study using textbooks supplied by MOL and materials within our online Learning Hub.  You will also attend several webinars and face to face workshops, delivered by a knowledgeable industry practitioner with a wealth of real-life PR experience. You can contact your tutor with questions and for guidance throughout your study.

One of the most popular elements of our course is the peer network. You will meet your tutor group at the face to face workshops, and you will stay in contact with them via the online forums on the Learning Hub. This ensures the flexibility to study at your own pace, but with support from the online learning materials, and from your peers, to ensure you feel supported, on track and motivated.

The course will be assessed via written assessments.

On completion of the course, you will receive the CIPR Diploma in Public Relations. Awarded by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), the UK’s only chartered body for PR, this certificate will ensure nationwide recognition for your skills.

The cost of the course is £3295 and the course duration is between 6 and 9 months.

For more information and to request an application form, please call our Programme Sales Consultants on 0345 203 2103.

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