Next Steps

Our professional qualifications are designed to give you the knowledge, confidence and resilience to thrive in public relations.

If you are ready to for the challenge, here’s what to do now:

1. Choose a course
2. Choose if you want to study face-to-face, online or by blended learning
3. Choose a teaching centre
4. Apply to your chosen teaching centre

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Recognition and exemption

Some UK and overseas university courses can count towards a CIPR qualification, and some CIPR qualifications can count toward a degree in PR.

Degree holders
If you have a degree in PR or Communications, you may be exempt from a unit of a CIPR Professional Diploma. We current recognise courses at the London School of Economics (LSE), Bucharest University, Singidunum University, Belgrade and the Swiss PR Institute. Graduates of these institutes are exempt from specified units of the CIPR Diploma.

If you have completed the CIPR Professional Diploma
You CIPR Professional Diploma may count towards an MA/MSc in communications with Queen Margaret's University, Edinburgh, University of Stirling, Manchester Metropolitan University, Leeds Metropolitan University, London Metropolitan University, University of Central Lancashire and Leeds Trinity and All Saints.

If you have a general or more specific query, please email Sukhjit Singh Grewal.