Postgraduate Taught

CIPR Professional Public Relations Diploma

CIPR diplomas are designed to enable professionals to advance in their skills, knowledge and careers. They are delivered via block attendance and perfect for those who are working.

QMU is the only CIPR accredited UK Institution to offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses and to teach CIPR diplomas.

CIPR diplomas are for experience professionals who are looking to develop their knowledge and skills and look towards career progression. CIPR qualifications are recognised as the benchmark for professional practice in public relations by employers in the private and public sectors.

You will find case studies on students and graduates of this course at the foot of this page. 

Why QMU?

  • QMU is the only CIPR accredited UK Institution to offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses and teach the CIPR Professional Public Relations Diploma, CIPR Diploma in Internal Communications Practice and CIPR Diploma in Public Affairs Practice.
  • The block face-to-face teaching approach enables students to combine studying with working.
  • Our PR academics are recognised nationally and internationally for their excellence in research.

Course overview

CIPR diplomas are for experience professionals who are looking to develop their knowledge and skills and look towards career progression. CIPR qualifications are recognised as the benchmark for professional practice in public relations by employers in the private and public sectors.

Gain an advanced understanding of professional practice,  ncluding PR strategy and planning, content management, media and engagement, measurement and evaluation, and PR leadership. All underpinned by reference to ethics and the code of conduct.You’ll also put your learning into practice, evaluating a wide range of PR concepts and techniques and applying them practically to your own work and sector.

Please refer to the CIPR website  www.cipr.co.uk/content/qualifications/diploma for the latest and most up to date information on this course.

The content and title of these diplomas can change since publication so please check the CIPR website at https://www.cipr.co.uk

Exit awards

CIPR Professional Public Relations Diploma. Graduates are also awarded 45 credits towards QMU’s MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Teaching, learning and assessment

Teaching is delivered by QMU’s PR academics who are recognised nationally and internationally for their excellence in research.

Teaching comprises a variety of approaches including lectures, workshops, group work and input from senior practitioners and QMU academics.

Work is set at the on campus teaching blocks and contact maintained between blocks through online discussions.

You will learn alongside people who are working in a similar role to you in a variety of businesses and organisations. This will enable you to share experiences and learning from one another and enriches the student experience.

Teaching hours and attendance

Teaching on the CIPR Professional PR Diploma is delivered in one or two day blocks six times a year.

The timetable is not available at the time of publication.

 

Links with industry/ professional bodies

QMU is an accredited teaching centre of the UK’s professional body, the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and a partner institution of the UK’s Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA).

Modules

For the latest module information, please visit the diploma entry on the CIPR website,  https://www.cipr.co.uk

Entry requirements

Please visit the CIPR website at www.cipr.co.uk/content/qualifications/diploma for up to date entry requirements.

Application deadline

None

More information and contacts

Emma Wood on tel: +44(0)131 474 0000

Please Note:


The delivery of this course is subject to the terms and conditions set out in our 2018/19 Entry - Terms and Conditions (Postgraduate).

 

 

Course Overview

Delivery
Block attendance at QMU supported by online learning
Duration
Part-time: 1 year
Start Date
September 2019
Study Abroad
No
School
School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management
Division
Fees & Funding

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