£3297 inc VAT
The course price is made up of the tuition fees plus the CIPR course registration fee and awarding body fee which PR Academy collects on their behalf. Breakdown:
PR Academy tuition fee: £1885 plus VAT
CIPR Awarding body fee: £960 VAT exempt
CIPR Course registration fee: £75 VAT exempt
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.
A dedicated “reader” designed and written specially by us for the course. (Hard or soft copy – adapted for reading on a device - depending on your study method.)
Access to PR Academy’s online learning centre with discussion forums, links to resources and an online library.
Marking and feedback on your assignments.
If you study face to face all refreshments on the workshop days are included, including rather lovely ice cream! There is tea and coffee all day and lots of choice for lunch including vegetarian and gluten free options.
Right for you?
You may be working in any field of public relations and are ready to take on a more strategic role or consolidate your knowledge.
The CIPR sets out entry criteria for this course as follows:
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.
The CIPR enrolment criteria:
CIPR Advanced 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 Internal Communications Certificate
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other courses that we teach at this level are:
You may also be interested to know that the CIPR Professional PR Diploma is worth 60 credits towards the University of Chester Master’s programme in corporate communication. Learn more in this blog by Hilary Berg.