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Cambridge Marketing College

CIPR Advanced Certificate

Our Pass Rate for the CIPR Advanced Certificate last year was 100%!

The CIPR Advanced Certificate provides a basic knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of PR in order to assist delegates in developing as efficient and effective PR executives. The Course is taught over 4 Saturday sessions over 8 months and is assessed through a critical reasoning test, a planning assignment based on a case study and a 3,000 word critique of PR as a developing discipline.

The course involves investigating case histories in workshops with visiting practitioners and by reference to recommended texts. Students will also be expected to draw on information to build case histories, and find evidence for practical examples from a wide range of daily newspapers, the broadcast media, magazines, journals and specialist publications. They will also be required to create a diary of their professional development which they can carry forward throughout their working lives.

Fees/Exemption information:
Delegates who hold the CIPR Internal Communication Certificate are exempt from the final unit of the Advanced Certificate and eligible for a 25% discount of the College course fee.

The College fee for this course via Saturday Seminars (UK) is £1280 + VAT. This excludes the CIPR Awarding Body & Assessment fee of £855 (no VAT).

The College fee for this course via our Distance Learning option is £995 + VAT (if applicable).  This excludes the CIPR Awarding Body and Assessment fee of £1035 (no VAT). 

The College CIPR Prospectus and Timetable can be viewed here . Distance learners may start at any time

To apply:

To apply please complete the CIPR's application form by clicking here.

Delegate Comment

"The Advanced Certificate has given me a fantastic grounding in PR. It is really important to understand the theory and history behind PR practice whilst in the early stages of your career, and the Advanced Certificate was the perfect vehicle to do so. The level of support received from my tutor and course leader was exceptional and it has been a truly rewarding experience that will no doubt benefit me in the future."

                            Rebecca Gould, Account Executive, Petersens Ltd



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The CIM has launched its new Marketing Leadership Programme for senior and strategic marketers and we are delighted to announce that we are one of just a few Study Centres accredited to deliver it. The new programme offers an exciting challenge for marketers who want to get to the very top of their game and replaces the existing Postgraduate Diploma. Our programme will start in February 2017 and you can enrol now by contacting You can find out more about the programme here: CIM Marketing Leadership Programme.

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In an extract from his forthcoming Handbook on Internal Marketing, Nick Wake discusses the purpose of Internal Communication and its impact on engagement and product development. To read: Internal marketing – CMR12 Internal marketing – CMR12  

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I just wanted to advise that my study books have arrived today. Wow! That’s very impressive. I wasn’t expecting such a volume of professionally presented publications and study aids as part of the fee - this already way surpasses the support I experienced with a previous marketing college, and I haven’t even logged in to my course yet! As we know, customer experience is paramount and, as a new student and ‘client’, the CMC has made me feel very valued indeed. Thank you. Looking forward to my bedtime reading! Many thanks indeed.


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