Taught course

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Professional Certificate

University of South Wales · University of South Wales
CIM Cert

Entry requirements

Minimum 2 A levels required. Any general Bachelors or Masters degree is acceptable. Alternatively, students may possess equivalent qualifications such as: * CIM Introductory Certificate (Level 2 or 3 versions will be accepted) * NVQ/SVQ Level 3 in Marketing (equivalent to NQF Level 3) * NVQ/SVQ Level 4 in any other subject (UK) (equivalent to NQF Level 4 and above) * International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above) Business and/or marketing experience in a support role is advantageous but not essential.

Months of entry


Course content

This course, the first step in your CIM studies with us, will develop the knowledge and practical skills you need to carry out operational marketing activities, as well as giving you an understanding of tactical considerations which will help you to progress your career in Marketing. It is ideal for anyone in a junior marketing position, or anyone who has some aspect of marketing in their current role, for example managers in a non-marketing role, who would benefit from a better understanding of, and a recognised qualification in Marketing.

You will study two core compulsory modules and one optional module from a choice of two:

Compulsory modules

  • Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing Communications

Optional modules

  • Digital Marketing or Customer Experience

See University of South Wales website for more information.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

CIM Cert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiries and Admissions
+44 (0) 3455 760 599