Postgraduate Chartered Institute of PR

CIPR Professional PR Diploma

Develop your existing professional PR experience. This CIPR-accredited course is recognised across the PR industry and beyond.

CIPR Professional PR Diploma

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    City Campus
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Start date

    20 Jan 2023

This course is developed and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). It is ideal if you are an established PR professional with industry experience, and:

  • A manager looking to progress into a senior communications or advisory role, or
  • A PR professional who has completed the CIPR Professional PR Certificate

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Develop your existing skillset using real-life examples, with the option to use your current place of work as a case study 
  • Complete three assessed units that reflect professional public relations practice 
  • Each unit will focus on an element involved in delivering a PR campaign: strategic objectives, content and delivery, and evaluation and professional ethics
  • Attend two days of teaching on-campus 
  • Undertaking your assignments through self-directed study with the support of course tutors via email, phone or video calls 

Study while you work

The block teaching structure of this course means you’ll be able to fit your course around your existing commitments. You’ll learn via open briefs meaning your studies will inform and enhance your professional practice and vice versa.

Industry-recognised qualifications

Completing this CIPR-accredited qualification will equip you with proven expertise and professional accreditation to advance into a more senior role. Your modules will enable you to develop skills in continuous professional development to future-proof your knowledge. You’ll understand how to remain at the cutting-edge of developments in PR.

An established centre of PR education

We have more than 30 years of experience teaching PR. You’ll join a vibrant and active academic community that will include researchers in PR and professional industry experts. Your tutors’ wealth of experience and business connections will inform your learning.

Why study CIPR Professional PR Diploma at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Gain credits towards the MSc in Corporate Communications at our university
  2. Small teaching groups
  3. More than 30 years’ experience of delivering PR education
  4. Block teaching
  5. Professional CIPR accreditation
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