Graduate Certificate of Public Relations

Course summary for local students

Award granted Graduate Certificate of Public Relations
Campus

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (Online)

Length 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty contacts

Arts and Education Postgraduate Student Services and Enrolment Enquiries

Tel 03 9246 8100 

or 03 5227 1359
artsed-pg@deakin.edu.au

Course Director

Nina Weerakkody, +61 3 522 71340, nina.weerakkody@deakin.edu.au

Contact the Course Director for matters relating specifically to the academic content of this course - all enrolment related queries must go to the Student Services Office.

Deakin course code A543

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Public Relations is a coursework qualification which aims to provide students with the ability to design and implement public relations campaigns, contribute to the management of organisations, conduct appropriate research, understand the role of public relations in contemporary society and appreciate the social, administrative, cultural and ethical implications of public relations activity. Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Public Relations will lead you to entry to the Graduate Diploma of Public Relations.

Course rules

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of  Public Relations, a student must successfully complete 4 credit points of study from the specified list of units below.

Course structure

Note: It is strongly recommended that students take unit ALR731 in their
initial trimester of enrolment.

Trimester 1

ALR704Reputation Management: Crisis, Risk and Responsibility

ALR731Public Relations Theory and Practice

ALR733Advertising Theory and Practice

ALR782Public Affairs and Opinion Formation

Trimester 2

ACA715Creative Enterprise Project

ALR700Public Relations Campaigns

ALR701Public Relations Writing and Tactics

ALR710Marketing Communication

ALR732Research Methods for Contemporary Society



 

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