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The Chartered Institute of Marketing: Certificate in Professional Marketing
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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.

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    The Rose Bowl, City Campus

Your Course

    CIM Accredited Study Centre
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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:
  • 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

    CIM Certificate in Marketing

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    “The best thing was the ability to study for a postgraduate course part-time, so that I could continue to work full-time.

    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.

    • Leeds Beckett University
      Dr Michael Cassop Thompson Dr 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

    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.

    Facilities

    • Gym and Sports Facilities
      Gym and Sports Facilities

      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.

    • Library
      Library

      Our Library is one of the only university libraries in the UK open 24/7 every day of the year. However you like to study, our Library has 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.

    The Rose Bowl, City Campus

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    An amazing place to spend your days

    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.

    Need more convincing?
    Next Undergraduate Open Day

    If you are thinking of applying to Leeds Beckett attending an Open Day is the best way to find out more about us, your course and get a feel for life on campus.

    Open Day Information
    • Campus Tours
      Our Campus Tours take place on Wednesday afternoons at 13:00* throughout the academic year.
    • Online Open Days
      Join us at our Online Open Days on the first Wednesday of the month.
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