Accreditation in Public Relations (APR)

Register your interest in sitting PRINZ APR next year by emailing the office.

The PRINZ Accreditation (APR) programme advances the professional practice of public relations and communication management by recognising those who have demonstrated broad knowledge, experience and professional, ethical judgement.

PRINZ APR is recognised as an industry qualification in the USA, Canada, UK, South Africa and Australia.

PRINZ APR is based on the 'Body of Knowledge' (Ethics, Marketing Communications, Internal Communications, Community Relations, Investor Relations, Government Relations).

Find out more about PRINZ APR from the point of view of graduates and employers.

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The Open Polytechnic awards course credit for APR graduates. View the Open Polytechnic - Communication brochure.