Communication Leadership and Management

4 months
Taught at Masters level

Online with one day workshop in London

Accredited by: University of Chester
£995 *
Next date: (Online - class based dates are available below)
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This practical short course accredited by the University of Chester (UoC), will provide you with the business and management skills you need in order to become an inspirational and influential leader. 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.

Gain an introduction to the core principles of business strategy and financial management. Take a more strategic communications approach using research. Know how to distinguish between preferred strategies and the right strategies. Become a confident influencer.

This course, which is taught online and via a one-day workshop. Complete this course successfully and you will receive credits towards the UoC Postgraduate Certificate in Corporate Communication.

The course lasts about four months and is taught online with a one day workshop. It is assessed through a final work-based assignment that identifies a range of potential global issues and discusses them in relation to a specific organisational and includes how they can be addressed through communication leadership and management.

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Further information:

£1194 (including VAT) +Awarding Body fee

The PR Academy tuition fee is £1194 (including VAT). In addition, the University of Chester will invoice you for their awarding body fee:

  • UK and EU based - £335 (no VAT)
  • Overseas - £720 (no VAT)

What's included?

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

A one-day practical workshop in central London to help develop your leadership skills.

Once you have also enrolled with the University of Chester you will have access to all their student resources.

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Marking and feedback on your assignment.

Right for you?

This course is right for you if you are a mid- to senior-level manager or head of function, or are moving up to such a role, you have responsibility for a team and want to ensure that you get the best from them or you want a better understanding of yourself as a leader. You may need to influence others who are perhaps more senior than yourself. You want to grow in confidence as a leader.

You can study the course if you have one year’s relevant fulltime 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

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

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 well on the way to a Master’s. Learn more from this blog by Hilary Berg.

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