Diploma Program in Public Relations course schedule

SPRING 2017  (January – April)

HPPR401: Public Relations Theory and Practice (M)

HPPR403: Communication Planning (M)

HPPR407: Evolution of Public Relations (M)

HPPR406: Managing the Public Relations Function (E)

HPPR433: Media Relations (E)

SUMMER 2017  (May – August)

HPPR401: Public Relations Theory and Practice (M)

HPPR402: Effective Communication Tools (M)

HPPR404: Research and Evaluation (M)

HPPR460: Community and Stakeholder Engagement (E) New 

FALL 2017  (September – December)

HPPR401: Public Relations Theory and Practice (M)

HPPR405: Writing for Public Relations (M)

HPPR408: Case Studies (M)

HPPR428: Ethics and Public Relations (E)

HPPR450: Social Media for Public Relations (E)


Important Notes for Program Planning

  • Public Relations Theory and Practice: prerequisite or co-requisite for all other courses.
  • (M) = Mandatory course: Students needs to complete seven mandatory courses.
  • (E) = Elective course: Students need to complete three elective courses.
  • Case Studies: must have successfully completed Public Relations Theory and Practice, Communication Planning, and Research and Evaluation.
  • Most recent schedule update: May 2017

Please note: all courses are subject to minimum enrolment and the schedule is subject to change.


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