Public Relations

Change the way people think

This eleven-course diploma program will prepare you for a career in public relations. Gain the skills needed to work for all types and sizes of companies and organizations, focusing on the communication between your organization and the public. Develop a professional network, unique skills, and a portfolio of projects that you can use throughout your career.

The practicum provides hands-on experience, a strong network of industry contacts, and an edge in the job search process. It is the culmination of your work in the classroom and the bridge to a great career in your target industry.

Designed for

University graduates with a strong background in writing who enjoy the art of communication.

Get Hands-on Experience

  • 560-hour practicum


Admission: Apply to program
Completion Time: 12 months (May to April)
Requirements: Undergraduate Degree, preferably with a strong emphasis on writing, with a minimum average of 70% in the last two years of study.  
Designed for: Recent university graduates or those seeking a change in career
Cost: $7800
Note: Program fees do not include any costs for class materials such as textbooks and software or ancillary fees.

Applications open on November 1st, 2018

WebsitePost-Degree Site

For information on how to apply to the program, please visit the Post-Degree website for details.




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Diploma in Public Relations

You will be asked for the following:

  • Personal and Educational Information
  • $100 Application Fee
  • Statement of Interest
  • Two References (Academic, Volunteer or Professional)

If you are not a current Western University student or graduate you must also apply for admission to Western University through OUAC

Application Deadline: January 15

For full admission requirements, and details on how to apply please visit our  Post-Degree website



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