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CIPR Diploma in Public Relations

Take your career to the next level. Become a truly strategic thinker with an advanced understanding of communication.

Studying for the CIPR Diploma in Public Relations – the CIPR’s flagship qualification – will enable you to operate more strategically with confidence. It will do this by equipping you with the advanced knowledge you need to design effective PR strategies. Students often say that taking the CIPR Diploma in PR transforms the way they work.

Our approach is to relate the theory to practice so our tutors are senior practitioners as well as academic. Classes or online activities are lively and interactive.

Remember, if you’ve studied with us before you are eligible for a 10% discount on the tuition fees (does not apply to MOOC alumni).

    16 April 2016
    15 October 2016
    15 April 2016 14 October 2016
  • LEVEL:
    Taught at Masters level
    Central London and online

Course Introduction

Learn more about how communication works, behaviour and influence, and how to apply them in a digital world. Examine the role of PR and ethics. Come away knowing how to put the theory into practice through advanced PR planning, equipped to deliver campaigns with impact that will wow clients and colleagues.

There are three assignments: a critical reasoning test, a PR planning exercise and a personal research project. While we teach to set timetable over ten months, you decide when you want to take an assignment (within a three year window) making it more flexible.

Right for you?

The CIPR Diploma in Public Relations is right for you if…

  • You have completed the CIPR Advanced Certificate in Public Relations
  • You are an experienced PR professional without an industry specific qualification
  • You are working in any field of public relations (e.g. media relations, internal communications or public affairs)
  • You want to learn about the strategic roles and functions of the public relations practitioner.
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Course Tutors

Chris Tucker BA Hons, CAM, MCIPR

Chris Tucker BA Hons, CAM, MCIPR

Chris has spent the past 20 plus years in public relations working in the voluntary, public and private sectors.

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Paul Noble FCIPR

Paul Noble FCIPR

Paul Noble is a CIPR approved public relations trainer, consultant, academic, mentor and speaker/facilitator.

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