Pub­lic re­la­tions as a ca­reer

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All South African univer­si­ties and univer­si­ties of tech­nol­ogy of­fer a range of PR-re­lated short cour­ses, as well as un­der­grad­u­ate diplo­mas, de­grees and spe­cialised post­grad­u­ate qual­i­fi­ca­tions.

Pub­lic Re­la­tions In­sti­tute of SA

The Pub­lic Re­la­tions In­sti­tute of SA re­gards it­self as the premier pro­fes­sional body in the coun­try ded­i­cated to the ed­u­ca­tion, de­vel­op­ment, reg­u­la­tion and support of pub­lic re­la­tions and com­mu­ni­ca­tion pro­fes­sion­als.

011 326 1262

Con­tact: Dur­ban Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy

The Dur­ban Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy of­fers a diploma in pub­lic re­la­tions man­age­ment, as well as a Bach­e­lor of Tech­nol­ogy Pub­lic Man­age­ment.

031 373 5277

Con­tact: Univer­sity of Joburg

The Univer­sity of Joburg of­fers var­i­ous pub­lic re­la­tions cour­ses, such as pub­lic re­la­tions and com­mu­ni­ca­tion diplo­mas, with an op­por­tu­nity to ma­jor in strate­gic com­mu­ni­ca­tion (cor­po­rate com­mu­ni­ca­tion).

011 559 2197

Con­tact: Univer­sity of SA (Unisa)

Unisa of­fers a BA de­gree in com­mu­ni­ca­tion sci­ence, with an op­tion to spe­cialise in cor­po­rate com­mu­ni­ca­tion and pub­lic re­la­tions. It also of­fers an hon­ours de­gree, which al­lows the stu­dent to spe­cialise in cor­po­rate com­mu­ni­ca­tion and pub­lic re­la­tions.

Con­tact:

012 441 5701

Con­tact: Tsh­wane Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy

The Tsh­wane Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy of­fers a three-year diploma in pub­lic re­la­tions man­age­ment. This is a qual­i­fi­ca­tion that gives stu­dents with a range of skills the abil­ity to be­come pub­lic re­la­tions prac­ti­tion­ers.

086 110 2421

Con­tact: Cape Penin­sula Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy

The Cape Penin­sula Univer­sity of Tech­nol­ogy of­fers a na­tional diploma in pub­lic re­la­tions man­age­ment. This is a com­pre­hen­sive three-year qual­i­fi­ca­tion that gives stu­dents with a range of skills the abil­ity to be­come pub­lic re­la­tions prac­ti­tion­ers.

021 959 6767

Con­tact: Damelin Business School

Damelin Business School of­fers a cer­tifi­cate in PR known as the DCC Cer­tifi­cate: Com­merce: Pub­lic Re­la­tions (Level 5). This 18-month pub­lic re­la­tions course pro­vides stu­dents with the knowl­edge to de­fine pub­lic­ity and pub­lic re­la­tions, and equips stu­dents with the rel­e­vant skills and com­pe­ten­cies re­quired to use and ap­ply the fun­da­men­tal prin­ci­ples of pub­lic re­la­tions and han­dle the rel­e­vant ac­tiv­i­ties for pub­lic re­la­tions in an or­gan­i­sa­tion.

0860 532 887

Con­tact: In­tec Col­lege

In­tec’s Diploma: Com­merce: Pub­lic Re­la­tions is a two-year PR course. The skills and com­pe­ten­cies taught in the pro­gramme pro­vide a solid business op­er­a­tions back­ground in support of the im­ple­men­ta­tion of a pub­lic re­la­tions pro­gramme.

021 417 6700

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