This qualification is only available to those who reside outside of the UK.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing qualification replaces the 2009 CIM Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing and is for experienced marketers (+3 years’ experience), who may have completed the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing or CIM Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing or equivalent.

The aim of the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing is to provide experienced marketers and senior business people with strategic contemporary marketing content to equip them for the global landscape.

This new masters level qualification will commence delivery by pure online learning from July 2018 and is assessed via two work based assignments and one case study examination.

All delegates will have access to the free Marketing Gateway Programme which revises basic marketing theory over a two day course or online in preparation for the course.

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing Syllabus

Distance Learning

£90000+VAT
  • Single Module Distance Learning £300.00 +VAT

Course Details

Entry Requirements

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing is a master’s level qualification and is designed for marketing managers who are working at a strategic level and have at least 3 years of management experience. Most delegates at this level are graduates, hold a degree equivalent qualification or have previously completed the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing or the CIM Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing.

Please contact us to discuss if the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing is the most suitable course for you.

Pricing

Diploma level courses start from £300 per unit for online distance learning.  This does not include your CIM membership or assessment fees but does include support and study material access for 3 years.

Courses Include

  • Personal tutor providing two sets of feedback on assignment based units
  • Homework marking and feedback
  • Mock exam marking and feedback
  • Live and recorded webinars
  • Recorded lectures
  • Extra resources, reading and videos
  • Access to the support team based in Oxford, UK
  • A free pre-course to revise marketing theory

Course Structure

The course is assessed via three mandatory modules; Global Marketing Decisions, Creating Entrepreneurial Change and Corporate Digital Communications.

Global Marketing Decisions – 3 hour examination based on a pre-seen case study.

Creating Entrepreneurial Change  –  Work based assignment of approximately 4,750 words.

Corporate Digital Communications – Work based assignment of approximately 4,750 words.

There are three exam boards each year in December, April and June. You will need to book your examinations directly with CIM with an exam centre convenient to you. For students wishing to take the examination outside the UK, there may be an extra local charge. There are strict booking deadlines enforced by CIM but we will remind you of these.

For the Global Marketing Decisions module, you will be asked to submit homework and complete a mock exam so that you are fully prepared for the assessment. You will receive full tutor feedback on your homework and your mock exam.

For the assignment based units (Creating Entrepreneurial Change and Corporate Digital Communications ), you will work with an experienced personal tutor who will guide you through the process, answer your queries and provide feedback on your initial plan and first draft of your assignment. You will also need to work to an internal timetable so we can review your project before submission to CIM. Your project will need to show evidence that you have reached the learning outcomes via a selection of tasks.

Study Options

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing is available via online distance learning. The full Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing course starts at £1,725 + VAT and for some international delegates we offer a 20% discount. We have payment plans to suit most students and although there are no College registration fees you will need to budget for CIM membership and exam fees.  For more details please contact us.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing can be started on any unit, and at any time with online distance learning.

Transitional Arrangements from 2009 Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

If you have completed some of the 2009 Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, then you may have some exemptions. These can be viewed below but if you have any specific queries, please do contact us.

Transition Arrangements

If you have completed the Analysis and Decision unit of the 2009 Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, you will be able to use this to transition to the new 2018 Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing. The possible combinations are therefore:

Route 1:
Analysis & Decision | Managing Corporate Reputation | Emerging Themes | Marketing Leadership & Planning

Route 2:
Global Marketing Decisions | Managing Corporate Reputation | Emerging Themes | Marketing Leadership & Planning

Route 3:
Analysis & Decision | Corporate Digital Communication | Creating Entrepreneurial Change

Route 4:
Global Marketing Decisions | Corporate Digital Communication | Creating Entrepreneurial Change

Open Evenings

If you are interested in discussing this course face to face with one of our experienced Centre Managers, we offer individual Open Evening appointments in all our locations across the UK.
To find your nearest centre, please look on our locations page for dates, times and how to book.

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