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Public Relations with Arranged Work Experience

Fitzwilliam Institute's Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations with Arranged Work Experience is Ireland's longest running and most successful public relations (PR) course. Our PR training program provides a dynamic, interactive, case-study based, workshop approach platform, to develop industry's best practice and skills. Empowered with Fitzwilliam Institute's practical skills approach model, you will attain hands-on skills from key public relations industry figures, enabling you to become a successful public relations professional.

As a student in Fitzwilliam Institute's postgraduate diploma in public relations program, you will prepare both a public relations portfolio and real life public relations briefs, covering all aspects of effective public relations. During Fitzwilliam Institute's training program, many of the most successful public relations professionals will work with you to hone your public relations skills and help you achieve success in your challenging and rewarding public relations career. A large percentage of the work experience placements are converted into full-time positions within the public relations industry.


Duration: 6 months (3 months in class & 3 months arranged work experience).

Further enquiries

Tel: 01 283 4579

Subjects taught

Please click on "Course Web Page" below to view individual subject material.


On successful completion of this course you will receive a Postgraduate level qualification that is certified and awarded by the ICM (Institute of Commercial Management).

The Institute of Commercial Management was founded in 1979 and is one of the leading Professional Examination and Certification Bodies in the world today. Fitzwilliam Institute have developed and provided practical skills training courses in liaison with the Institute of Commercial Management qualifications and certifications framework for over 25 years. The Institute of Commercial Management certifications and continual professional development training awards are recognised by leading industries, bodies and professions.

Application date

Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Course fee


To secure your place on the course a deposit of 20% (€800) is required. The remainder of the course fee (€3,240) is due 30 days prior to the commencement of the course. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.

Enrolment and start dates

Next start date: 24th September 2018 (Monday).

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