Taught course

CIPR Professional PR Diploma

Leeds Beckett University · Leeds Business School
CIPR Diploma

Entry requirements

This course is taught at postgraduate level and aimed at experienced public relations practitioners who want to develop their expertise in digital communications management. A first degree is preferred, but candidates with extensive experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is developed and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). It is ideal if you are an established PR professional with industry experience, and:

  • A manager looking to progress into a senior communications or advisory role, or
  • A PR professional who has completed the CIPR Professional PR Certificate

As part of this course you’ll:

  • Develop your existing skillset using real-life examples, with the option to use your current place of work as a case study
  • Complete three assessed units that reflect professional public relations practice
  • Each unit will focus on an element involved in delivering a PR campaign: strategic objectives, content and delivery, and evaluation and professional ethics
  • Attend two days of teaching on-campus
  • Undertaking your assignments through self-directed study with the support of course tutors via email, phone or video calls

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • CIPR Diploma
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admission Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113