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CIPR Advanced Certificate in Public Relations

Build your professional confidence. Understand how communication works, and discover how to design and plan winning campaigns.

Studying for the CIPR Advanced Certificate in Public Relations is a great way to develop your skills or gain a solid introduction to public relations. 

You will learn from experienced practitioners and study alongside others working in PR.  We’re the largest centre for the CIPR Advanced Certificate and you  can study with us online or face to face in central London. 

    08 April 2017
    07 April 2017
  • LEVEL:
    Taught at degree level
    Central London and online

Course Introduction

Learn how to think in a more planned and focused way. Discover how communication works and the latest ideas regarding social media. Come away from the course a more critical thinker, equipped to ask the killer questions that will gain you the respect of clients/colleagues and deliver winning campaigns.

The course is taught over ten months with three assignments: a critical reasoning test, a PR planning assignment and an essay that takes a close look at a PR topic of your choice.

Hear more from Maud Davis, one of our Advanced Certificate course leaders or from one our CIPR Advanced Certificate students.



Right for you?

The CIPR Advanced Certificate in Public Relations is right for you if…

  • You are interested in pursuing a career in PR
  • You have been working in the PR industry at a fairly junior level for at least two years
  • You are working in any field of PR (e.g. media relations, internal communications or public affairs) and would like to obtain your first professional qualification.
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Course Tutors

Maud Davis FCIPR

Maud Davis FCIPR

I meet lots of bright people through PR Academy – many of them rising stars and I am always learning. My workshops are especially lively and I like to use video and encourage learning through collaboration and creation.

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Heather Yaxley

Heather Yaxley

Heather says that she is proud to be a “hybrid academic-educator-consultant-practitioner”.

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