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Key information

Qualification type

Short Course Certificate

Subject areas

Public Relations Business Communication Skills

Course type


Course Summary


The course is suitable if you have either successfully completed the Advanced Certificate in Public Relations or if you wish to underpin your existing knowledge and skills and progress to a position of greater responsibility. This course is taught and assessed at postgraduate level (National Qualifications Framework of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Level 7).

Course structure:

The face-to-face course consists of approximately eight days' class-based tuition. In addition, you will need to spend approximately 10 to 12 hours per week on independent study over the duration of the course. This may increase when you begin working on your assignments.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date



Corporate Responsibility and Stakeholder Theory
Reputation Management
PR planning
Issues and Crisis Management
Theoretical Approaches
PR as a Management Function

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have a degree and completed two years working in PR. It is also possible to take this qualification with other academic qualification/work experience combinations.