UoC PG Cert module: Social Media and Digital Communication

Duration:
4 months
Level:
Taught at Masters level
Location:

Online

Accredited by: University of Chester
£795 plus VAT
Next date: (Online - more dates are available below)
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Overview:

This practical short course, accredited by the University of Chester (UoC), will show you how to use social media tools more effectively, develop engaging content, take a more strategic approach to social media and prepare for a crisis online. The course is a 20 credit module (one third) of the Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Communication delivered by us and accredited by the University of Chester, for more information see “related courses” below.

Continually updated to keep pace with evolving technology and emerging trends, the course is taught through a series of webinars with subject matter experts. You will be encouraged to draw on your own practice and to use what you learn on the course at work building your confidence and benefiting your clients and employers.

Complete the UoC Social Media and Digital Communication Management course successfully and you will receive credits towards the UoC Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Communication.

The course lasts about eight weeks and is taught online. There is one final work-based assignment comprising two pieces of work.

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Further information:

£954 (including VAT) +Awarding Body fee

The PR Academy tuition fee is £954 (including VAT). In addition, the University of Chester will invoice you for their awarding body fee:


  • UK and EU based - £340 (no VAT)
  • International - £730 (no VAT)

Please note that you will need to apply to the University of Chester and once your application is processed, offer issued and accepted they will invoice you for their fee. We will send you instructions about applying to Chester.

If you are unsure whether or not you will be classed by the University of Chester as a home or international student, there is guidance on the UKCISA – UK Council for International Student Affairs – website here: https://www.ukcisa.org.uk/Information--Advice/Fees-and-Money/Home-or-Overseas-fees-the-basics#layer-3831

What's included?

Access to PR Academy’s online learning centre with discussion forums, links to resources and an online library.

Once you have applied and been accepted by the University of Chester you will have access to all their student resources.

Marking and feedback on your assignment.

Right for you?

The PR Academy Social Media and Digital Communication Certificate is right for you if you want a better understanding of how to make social media and digital communication part of your communication strategy. You may already be using them to a limited extent, or not using them at all.

You can study for the UoC Social Media and Digital Communication Management course if you have one year’s relevant full-time employment in a public relations or marketing discipline.

Those whose first language is not English must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the language spoken and written to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) band score of 6.5 or equivalent.

If you aren’t sure whether you meet the entry criteria, get in touch by calling +44 (0) 203 862 6910 or emailing courses@pracademy.co.uk

The UoC Social Media and Digital Communication Management course is one of three courses run by PR Academy and accredited by the University of Chester. The other two courses are:

Each course can be studied on its own. Complete one of these courses successfully and you will receive 20 credits towards the UoC Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Communication. Complete all three courses successfully and you will achieve the full 60 credits needed for the award of Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Communication from the University of Chester.

With 60 credits, you are also well on the way to a Master’s. Read more in Hilary Berg’s blog.

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