Our tuition costs: £1275 plus VAT*
*This early bird offer applies to courses that are booked and paid for before Friday, 30 August 2019. Payment must have reached us by that date for this price to apply. After this date, the tuition fees will be £1885 plus VAT
Pay as you study: if you are paying your own tuition fees, you have the option to pay by instalment. Instalment details are here.
How to pay: 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 full course price is made up of the tuition fees plus the CIPR course registration fee and awarding body fee. Breakdown:
PR Academy tuition fee: £1275 plus VAT
CIPR Awarding body fee: £990 VAT exempt
CIPR Course registration fee: £75 VAT exempt
Total including VAT: £2595
Unlimited tutor support.
Access to our online learning centre and online library.
A dedicated “reader” designed and written specially by us for the course.
Marking and feedback on your assignments.
We want to make sure you select the course that is right for you. The CIPR sets out entry criteria guidance for this course as follows:
- 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.
You qualify for this level if you fulfil the any of the following 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 Communications
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.
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