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The Chartered Institute of Marketing: Certificate in Professional Marketing

Undergraduate course
Marketing, PR & Journalism

Take your career to the next level by developing the knowledge, understanding and expertise to succeed and progress in marketing.

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Entry requirements
Additional Requirements: The entry requirements for this course are set by the CIM, The current requirements are listed as:
  • DM Level 3 Certificate in Marketing qualification.
  • Any relevant level 3 qualification.
  • Any UK degree or international equivalent.
  • International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above).
  • Professional Practice (suggested one year in a marketing role) plus diagnostic assessment onto Level 4.
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
    English Language Requirement: 6.5 with no skill below 6.0
    Mature Applicants
    Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

    If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

    Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

    Additional Requirements: The entry requirements for this course are set by the CIM, The current requirements are listed as:
  • DM Level 3 Certificate in Marketing qualification.
  • Any relevant level 3 qualification.
  • Any UK degree or international equivalent.
  • International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above).
  • Professional Practice (suggested one year in a marketing role) plus diagnostic assessment onto Level 4.
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
    English Language Requirement: 6.5 with no skill below 6.0
    Verify your qualifications
    If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
    Need to improve your English Language skills?
    Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


    More questions?
    No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.
    Entry requirements
    Additional Requirements: The entry requirements for this course are set by the CIM, The current requirements are listed as:
  • DM Level 3 Certificate in Marketing qualification.
  • Any relevant level 3 qualification.
  • Any UK degree or international equivalent.
  • International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above).
  • Professional Practice (suggested one year in a marketing role) plus diagnostic assessment onto Level 4.
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
    English Language Requirement: 6.5 with no skill below 6.0
    Mature Applicants
    Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

    If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

    Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

    Entry requirements
    Additional Requirements: The entry requirements for this course are set by the CIM.The current requirements are listed as:
  • CIM level 3 Introductory Certificate in Marketing.
  • Foundation Certificate in Marketing.
  • Any relevant level 3 qualification.
  • Any UK degree or international equivalent.
  • International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above).
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
    English Language Requirement: 6.5 with no skill below 6.0
    Mature Applicants
    Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

    If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

    Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

    Additional Requirements: The entry requirements for this course are set by the CIM.The current requirements are listed as:
  • CIM level 3 Introductory Certificate in Marketing.
  • Foundation Certificate in Marketing.
  • Any relevant level 3 qualification.
  • Any UK degree or international equivalent.
  • International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above).
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
    English Language Requirement: 6.5 with no skill below 6.0
    Verify your qualifications
    If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
    Need to improve your English Language skills?
    Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


    More questions?
    No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.
    Entry requirements
    Additional Requirements: The entry requirements for this course are set by the CIM.The current requirements are listed as:
  • CIM level 3 Introductory Certificate in Marketing.
  • Foundation Certificate in Marketing.
  • Any relevant level 3 qualification.
  • Any UK degree or international equivalent.
  • International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above).
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
    English Language Requirement: 6.5 with no skill below 6.0
    Mature Applicants
    Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

    If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

    Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

    Additional Requirements: The entry requirements for this course are set by the CIM.The current requirements are listed as:
  • CIM level 3 Introductory Certificate in Marketing.
  • Foundation Certificate in Marketing.
  • Any relevant level 3 qualification.
  • Any UK degree or international equivalent.
  • International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above).
  • All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link
    English Language Requirement: 6.5 with no skill below 6.0
    Verify your qualifications
    If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
    Need to improve your English Language skills?
    Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


    More questions?
    No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.

    Careers

    • Alexa Morton

    Careers

    Alexa Morton
    Visitor Experience and Marketing Manager, The National Trust

    Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) graduate

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    “Studying a part-time CIM course at Leeds Beckett has enriched my understanding of theory, enabling me to deliver strategic marketing plans which are truly linked to our business objectives.”

    Every industry requires professionals with practical and relevant knowledge to help keep abreast of the latest developments in marketing., from new ways of communicating to evolving customer behaviour. 

    Thanks to tutors with expertise in areas such as marketing strategy, communications, digital media and social media, you can gain an edge in the highly competitive marketing employment market, as well as improving your performance in your current role.

    • Marketing Assistant
    • Marketing Executive
    • Marketing Analyst
    • Marketing Officer
    Our dedicated Jobs and Careers team offers expert advice and a host of resources to help you choose and gain employment. Whether you're in your first or final year, you can speak to members of staff from our Careers Office who can offer you advice from writing a CV to searching for jobs.

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    MODULES & LEARNING

    Recognising the importance of marketing's role in driving success and delivering results. You'll study the key elements of marketing, including: functions of marketing, the marketing mix and how these are applied to address market and customer needs.

    Learn the importance of effective internal and external communications in building sustainable relationships and delivering customer value, as well as recognising the importance of communications planning in delivering marketing solutions.

    Examine the importance of the constantly evolving, dynamic digital landscape, and understanding how to develop skills to improve digital marketing effectiveness.

    The CIM's industry-proven and internationally recognised qualifications can give you a competitive advantage throughout your marketing career. The potential benefits of studying our course include greater recognition and reward, improved morale, professional development and career progression.

    If you are an employer thinking of recommending our course to an employee, there are a number of benefits. These include greater employee retention, keeping knowledge and skills in-house, increased productivity and profitability, and sustaining competitive advantage by developing a proficient and driven marketing team.

    At Leeds Business School we're dedicated to supporting your professional development - that's why we offer a guest lecture programme. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, past Chair and President of the Academy of Marketing, Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association, the Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank and the Editor of Cosmopolitan. To see our full programme and to register for a lecture click here.

    • Dr Michael Cassop Thompson
      The Chartered Institute of Marketing: Certificate in Professional MarketingDr Michael Cassop Thompson
      Senior Lecturer
    • Michael has a passion for education and personal development. He has delivered a diverse range of subjects including: Research Methods, Marketing, Marketing Communications, International Management, Managing in a Business Context, Consumer Psychology, Strategic Management and Dissertation Supervision. His passions remain firmly in the subject areas of Marketing, Marketing Communications, Research Methods and Dissertation Supervision. Specifically, his current research interest concerns value creation in the service sector.
      Postgraduate Study - Invest in yourself
      Postgraduate Study - Invest in yourself
    FEES & FUNDING
    The tuition fee for students entering in 2015/16 is £576 per module. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation. See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
    The tuition fee for students entering in 2015/16 is £576 per module. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation. See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
    FEES & FUNDING
    The tuition fee for students entering in 2015/16 is £576 per module. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation. See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
    The tuition fee for students entering in 2015/16 is £576 per module. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation. See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
    FEES & FUNDING
    The tuition fee for students entering in 2016/17 is £576 per module. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation. See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
    The tuition fee for students entering in 2016/17 is £576 per module. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation. See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
    FEES & FUNDING
    The tuition fee for students entering in 2016/17 is £576 per module. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation. See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.
    The tuition fee for students entering in 2016/17 is £576 per module. The amount you will pay may increase each year to take into account the effects of inflation. See further information on financing your studies or information about whether you may qualify for one of our Bursaries and Scholarships.

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    • Library
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      Our libraries are two of the only university libraries in the UK open 24/7 every day of the year. However you like to study, the libraries have got you covered with group study, silent study, extensive e-learning resources and PC suites.

    • The Rose Bowl
      The Rose Bowl

      The Rose Bowl has impressive teaching spaces, auditoriums, conference facilities and an outstanding local reputation as a business hub. The Rose Bowl puts our students at the centre of a dynamic business community.

    • Gym
      Gym

      Keeping fit is easy at Leeds Beckett - our fitness suites are easy to get to, kitted out with all the latest technology and available to all sports members.

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    The Rose Bowl, City Campus

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    It is not every university that can offer you the chance to study in the best tall building in the world. But we can. Our City Campus is home to such award-winning learning environments as Broadcasting Place, voted best tall building in the world in 2010. Other buildings include the Rose Bowl, home to our Business School, which was awarded Best Commercial Property Development in the 2009 Yorkshire Property awards. Just over the road from the Rose Bowl is the Leslie Silver building which houses one of our impressive libraries across five floors. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.

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