Diploma in Public Relations and Communication Management (Level 6)

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The Diploma in Public Relations & Communication Management teaches you how to develop and implement communication programmes, manage an organisation’s reputation in the market, carry out public relations campaigns and manage internal communication.

As a graduate, you will be able to relate effectively with the media, work in the social context within which communication disciplines are practised, and apply appropriate ethical standards to your professional performance. This is an excellent qualification for communication professionals who want to advance their career, and for students training for communication, legal, management and IT careers. Once you have achieved the qualification you will be equipped to work in corporate communication, public sector communication, public relations, employee communication and online communication.

This diploma is designed to be a stand-alone professional qualification, but it can also be credited towards the Bachelor of Applied Science or Bachelor of Arts degree.

Please note, this qualification has been revised. 

If you began studying this qualification before 11 September 2012, please click here to view the old structure and enrolment information.

Are you a member of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand (PRINZ)?

Holders of the Public Relations Institute’s APR (Accredited in Public Relations) will be cross-credited for 72180 Introduction to Public RelationsContact us to find out more or visit the PRINZ website.

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