Chartered Institute of Public Relations


Whatever stage you're at in your career, our qualifications will equip you with the skills to work smarter and achieve your professional goals.

Gaining a CIPR qualification demonstrates your professionalism and proves you are serious about best practice. It helps you stand out in a competitive industry.

Getting started

  1. Check that you qualify for your chosen course
  2. Choose the course that is right for you from the menu on the left
  3. Consider how you want to study – either online or face-to-face in a group environment
  4. If you would like to study face-to-face, choose your study location from centres across the UK
  5. View our terms and conditions and apply online.

Fast track to Accredited Practitioner

We will award Accredited Practitioner to Members (MCIPR) who have completed one year (60 CPD points) of CPD and hold one of the following:

  • Diploma in PR
  • Online Diploma in PR
  • Public Affairs Diploma
  • Crisis (Response) Communications Diploma

Need help?

If you wish to contact us to discuss your application, please call 44 (0)20 7631 6900 or email