Our tuition costs: £1340 plus VAT*
If you are paying your own tuition fees, you have the option to pay by instalment. Instalment details are here.
If you are paying for the course yourself, payment is by credit or debit card. If your employer is paying, when you come to enrol you can request an invoice so that they can pay us by bank transfer.
*The course price is made up of the tuition fees plus the CIPR course registration fee and awarding body fee. Breakdown:
PR Academy tuition fee: £1340 plus VAT
CIPR Awarding body fee: £330 VAT exempt
CIPR Course registration fee: £75 VAT exempt
Total including VAT: £2013
All your online learning and resources.
Two full day face to face workshops in central London (optional). We use the smart, modern ETC Venues near Liverpool Street in central London, where all refreshments are provided, including rather lovely ice cream! There is tea and coffee all day and lots of choice for lunch including vegetarian and gluten free options.
The core text book Exploring Internal Communication edited by Dr Kevin Ruck.
Unlimited tutor support throughout.
The online teaching is delivered through live webinars (also recorded) plus online discussions and guided reading.
Spring 2019 : Saturday 30 March 2019, Saturday 18 May 2019
The CIPR Specialist Diploma: Internal Communication is right for you if:
you are an experienced internal communications or PR professional looking to gain a specialist internal communications qualification to underpin your skills with internal communications theory and analysis. You may want to gain new skills or improve existing skills by learning about the strategic role of internal communications.
The qualification is aimed at more experienced practitioners who want to develop strategic internal communications and management skills, or those who have studied for the CIPR Specialist Certificate: Internal Communication.
The CIPR sets out entry criteria for this qualification as follows:
The CIPR Specialist Diploma: Internal Communication is right for you if…
You have completed the CIPR Professional PR Certificate
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.
The CIPR enrolment criteria:
CIPR Professional PR Certificate
One of the following plus one year's relevant full-time employment in public relations (or related sectors, e.g. marketing, journalism) and five GCSEs at grade C or above, one of which must be in English language:
CIPR Specialist Certificate: Internal Communication
Postgraduate professional qualification in a related discipline (e.g. CIM diploma)
UK Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a PR-related discipline: business, marketing, management, communication, media or journalism
One of the following plus two years' relevant full-time employment in public relations (or related sectors) and five GCSEs at grade C or above, one of which must be in English language:
CAM Advanced Diploma in Marketing Communication
UK Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any other subject
LCCIEB qualification which must comprise five level-three subjects in PR, marketing, advertising, and principles & practice of management
Four years' relevant full-time employment in public relations (or related sectors) and five GCSEs at grade C or above, one of which must be in English language.
If English is not your first language, you must be able to demonstrate that you can write and speak English 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)20 3862 6910 or emailing email@example.com
You may like to consider the CIPR Professional PR Diploma, its flagship qualification:
Other courses we teach at this level are: