The CIPR Specialist Diploma in Sustainability Communications is designed for senior PR professionals wishing to develop expertise in how sustainability can be integrated into strategic PR planning and management. The qualification is also designed for generalist PR professionals wanting to develop their understanding of the discipline as well as those aiming to specialise in sustainability communications.

The Sustainability Communications Diploma is a Level 7 (Masters level) qualification. Upon completion, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively lead an organisation’s strategic management of sustainability communications. The course takes approximately 6 months to complete.

CIPR Specialist Diploma in Sustainability Communications
From £1250 +VAT

Study Options and Start Dates

The Diploma in Sustainability Communications can be studied via either distance learning or virtual classes. If you choose to study via online distance learning, you can start at any time. If you choose live virtual classes, there are various start dates throughout the year.

Next start date:w/c 26th February

What’s Included

1 year of support to complete your course

Unlimited support access and personal tutor support

Interest-free payment options

Free Project Management course

Free access to Marketing Principles pre-course

What’s Involved

To gain the CIPR Specialist Diploma in Sustainability Communications, you are required to complete one unit and a written assessment.

During this Sustainability Communication course, you will explore the macro, meso and micro contexts that can be applied to sustainability communications, including the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals. You will learn how to define sustainability engagement to internal and external audiences by establishing a sustainability agenda. You will also explore the role of PR in advancing  sustainability strategies, including potential areas of conflict.

Download the CIPR Specialist Diploma in Sustainability Communications syllabus.

Distance Learning
From £1250 + VAT with 1 year of support

Virtual Classes
From £1350 + VAT with 1 year of support

We provide payment plans to suit most students.

Please note: Prices do not include your CIPR membership (£81)
or assessment fees (£356 per unit).

The CIPR Specialist Diploma in Sustainability Communications is aimed at experienced PR professionals.

To undertake this qualification, you are required to have one of the following:

  • A previous CIPR Qualification and two years’ experience in PR
  • A business / marketing degree, in addition to one year’s work experience
  • A non-business / marketing degree, in addition to two years’ experience in PR
  • Four years’ full-time employment in PR, in addition to five GCSEs, one of which must be in English Language
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