Diploma in Public Relations

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Enrol today with Oxford Home Study Centre, for the chance to participate in this exclusive public relations free courseLearn public relations online free of charge from any location, with the freedom to study at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle.  This is an advanced level 5 Public Relations Free Course, comprising 10 self-paced modules with online assessments.  Topics and knowledge areas covered include management and organisation of public relations, producing public relations materials, an introduction to corporate PR, the importance of building good media relations, crisis management in public relations and more. Pursue a high-profile career in executive PR, or learn how to handle the public relations affairs of your own business more effectively.  Suitable for newcomers and experienced learners from all backgrounds, this exclusive PR free course is now open for enrolment.  Sign up online and get started today, or contact Oxford Home Study Centre to learn more.

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Define the term 'Public Relation'
  • Discuss the nature and scope of Public Relations
  • Explain the difference between Public Relations , Advertising and Publicity
  • Explore the objectives of Public Relations , Advertising and Publicity.
  • Explain the difference between Public Relations , Advertising and Publicity
  • Explore various tasks involved in Public Relations
  • Discuss the importance of planning in Public Relations
  • Explore various approaches of the planning process in Public Relations
  • Explore various types of publicity media and their role in Public Relations
  • Explore various forms of communication media and their role in Public Relations
  • Explain what is meant by corporate planning?
  • Explore various approaches used for building a corporate reputation
  • Explain is what media relation is and its purpose
  • Explore the structure of a typical media organization
  • Explore various aspects of crisis management
  • Discuss basic principles of crisis management
  • Define ethics and morality
  • Discuss the Obligations of a Public Relations Practitioner 

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This Free Diploma in Public Relations course covers the following modules:

Unit 1 - Introduction to Public Relations

Unit 2 - Concepts of Public Relations

Unit 3 - Management and Organisation of Public Relations

Unit 4 - Public Relations as Planned Communication

Unit 5 - Public Relations Tools & Methods

Unit 6 - Production of Public Relations Material

Unit 7 - Corporate Public Relations

Unit 8 - Media Relations

Unit 9 - Crisis Management and Public Relations

Unit 10 - Ethics and Professionalism in Public Relations



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Course Level Diploma
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 450 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing