Entry requirements

One or more of: CIM Level 4 Professional Certificate in Marketing or CIM Level 4 Certificate in Professional Marketing Any relevant Level 4 qualification Foundation Degree in Business with Marketing Bachelor's or Master's degree with at least one third of credits coming from marketing content Professional practice (suggested two years marketing in an operational role).

Months of entry


Course content

The CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing is aimed at the professional marketer working in an operational, supervisory or management role who wishes to develop their knowledge and skills across a range of areas to succeed and progress their career in marketing.

Successful completion of the CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing will establish the knowledge, skills and understanding to be able to perform at a management level and to carry out an essential and successful professional marketing role within the workplace.

The course incorporates core and elective modules broken down as follows:


Strategic Marketing
Mastering Metrics


Driving Innovation
Digital Strategy

Each module can be registered for separately and studied as a distinct, stand alone award in that subject. However, to achieve the CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing, a pass in BOTH mandatory modules plus ONE elective module is required.

Fees and funding

Students are either self-funded or sponsored by their employer.

Qualification and course duration

CIM Diploma

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Nottingham Business School
+44 (0) 115 848 4460