Exemptions from the CIPR Diploma

Below are details of exemptions awarded by the CIPR from its Diploma for holders of a stated Masters degree.

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Students of the LSE's Institute of Social Psychology who complete the Masters degree in Social and Public Communications, and who as part of that degree, take and pass the elective half unit course PS438, Corporate Communications, and the core full unit course PS429, Social Psychology of Communication, will be granted exemption from Unit 2.1 of the Diploma, upon payment of a fee of £100.

Students completing the above degree, who as part of that, submit the core 10,000 word dissertation, will, providing that dissertation lies within the field of interest prescribed by the CIPR, and subject to scrutiny by the CIPR Chief Examiner, will receive exemption from Unit 2.3 of the Diploma, upon payment of a fee of £100

The University of Bucharest, Romania.

Students of the University of Bucharest who successfully complete the Masters degree – "Models of Communication and Public Relations" taught in 4 semesters over two years and which carries 120 credits will be awarded the CIPR Diploma by exemption, upon payment of a fee of £200, subject to scrutiny of translated samples of their dissertations by the CIPR Chief Examiner for Diploma unit 2.3

University of Kragujevac, Serbia

Students who complete the Master of Arts (MA) in Public Relations of the School of Economics will be granted exemption from units 2.1 and 2.2 of the Diploma on payment of a fee of £100. Students completing this degree, who as part of that, submits a dissertation of not less than 6,000 words, will, providing that dissertation lies within the field of interest prescribed by the CIPR, and subject to scrutiny by the CIPR Chief Examiner, receive exemption from Unit 2.3 of the Diploma, upon payment of a further fee of £100.