Whether you’re starting out in your PR career, want to move up a level, or need to grow your knowledge in specialist areas, a CIPR qualification will take you further, faster.
These qualifications usually take 10-12 months to complete. They will equip you with the knowledge and understanding to move up the career ladder.
Level: Taught at A-Level standard
Understand the role and scope of PR. Develop essential PR knowledge and skills. Master the basics, such as selling-in stories and writing press releases and blog posts.
Professional PR Certificate
Level: Taught at Foundation Degree standard
Gain the knowledge and skills to work more confidently. Learn about essential PR planning principles. Understand different PR channels. Develop PR campaigns.
Professional PR Diploma
Level: Taught at Postgraduate Degree standard
Gain advanced understanding of PR theories and concepts. Develop knowledge to take a strategic approach to PR campaigns. Apply learning to transform methods and results.
These postgraduate qualifications usually take 6-8 months to complete.
Choose a specialist qualification if you want to become an expert in a particular field of public relations.
Specialist Certificate: Internal Communications
Specialist Diploma: Internal Communications
Specialist Diploma: Public Affairs
Specialist Diploma: Crisis Communications
Specialist Diploma: Digital Communications