Taught course

CIPR Specialist Diploma (Crisis Communication)

Robert Gordon University · School of Creative and Cultural Business

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree or CIPR recognised qualifications and a minimum of 12 months work experience is required. Ensure you are familiar with the requirements of the CIPR.

Months of entry


Course content

This professional short course is designed for any professional who has a responsibility for crisis management and business recovery strategies, as well as those looking to specialise in crisis communication as a career.

The course will help you to understand the impact of a crisis, how it damages reputation and how it can be mitigated. You will develop an understanding of potential causes which could lead to the need for crisis management.

The course will cover a number of engaging topics including crisis-prone behaviour, issues management, reputation (vulnerabilities and opportunities), different levels and impacts of crisis and influencing strategies to avoid or avert a crisis.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Diploma
    part time
    9-12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    9-12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 1224 262728