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Cambridge Marketing College

CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing

Our pass rate for this course in the most recent results was 95% 

Course content

The CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing aims to provide the practising marketer with relevant, contemporary marketing content to equip them for the current global landscape. It introduces delegates to the fundamentals of marketing, digital marketing and marketing communications. The course consists of two core modules and one elective from a choice of two:

The course is suitable for:

  • Junior marketers and those working in marketing support roles
  • Candidates with a Bachelor or Masters degree in a non-Business discipline
  • Or those with 2+ years experience in a sales or marketing role

Assessment for the Marketing module is by multiple-choice exam; all other modules by work based assignment.

The full qualification usually takes 12 months to complete. It can also be studied on a modular basis with each completed module giving you a CIM Award. Assessments are in April, July and December each year. 

Study Package

Click here to view our full range of study materials and tutor support for this course

Specialist Pathways

There are also Specialist Pathways available for the CIM Certificate for: B2B, Sports & Professional Services Marketers.


Click here for taught class timetables. Distance learners may start at any time. 

Delegate and Alumni comments

Lorna Brocklesby, College alumnus, talks about her experience on the previous Certificate course (video courtesy of Postgraduate Search):

 Course experience

Delegate Comment

"What stood out for me on the course was the range of support mechanisms offered by the college: webinars, online resources, revision sessions, one-to-ones with tutors etc. Administrative support offered by Shane has been efficient, helpful - and above all friendly."

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2016 Prospectus for Professional Marketers

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The CIM has launched its new Marketing Leadership Programme for senior and strategic marketers and we are delighted to announce that we are one of just a few Study Centres accredited to deliver it. The new programme offers an exciting challenge for marketers who want to get to the very top of their game and replaces the existing Postgraduate Diploma. Our programme will start in February 2017 and you can enrol now by contacting You can find out more about the programme here: CIM Marketing Leadership Programme.

Go To Blog

In an extract from his forthcoming Handbook on Internal Marketing, Nick Wake discusses the purpose of Internal Communication and its impact on engagement and product development. To read: Internal marketing – CMR12 Internal marketing – CMR12  

Go To Reviews

I just wanted to advise that my study books have arrived today. Wow! That’s very impressive. I wasn’t expecting such a volume of professionally presented publications and study aids as part of the fee - this already way surpasses the support I experienced with a previous marketing college, and I haven’t even logged in to my course yet! As we know, customer experience is paramount and, as a new student and ‘client’, the CMC has made me feel very valued indeed. Thank you. Looking forward to my bedtime reading! Many thanks indeed.


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