As a minimum, the following qualifications and experience are recommended as a prerequisite
for entry onto the first stage of the Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing:
CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing (either the 2003 syllabus or the 2009 syllabus)
or the CIM Advanced Certificate in Marketing OR
A business or marketing Bachelor's or Master's degree (or an equivalent qualification)
where a minimum of half of the credits come from marketing (ie, 180 credits in Bachelor
degrees and 90 credits in Master's degrees) AND
A range of experience working at Senior Marketing Management level that has provided
potential students with ability to evidence that they can meet the learning outcomes
of the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing if required to do so and is sufficient
to pass the Entry Test to this qualification.
Successful completion of Stage 1 or a previous version of the CIM Postgraduate Diploma.
Note: Entry level is dependent upon the currency and relevance of your qualifications
and experience. If English is not your first language, you will also need to provide
evidence of at least IELTS 6.5 or Trinity ISE III/IV.
How will you be assessed?
It's possible to qualify within a single academic year studying part time. You will
be assessed across the four units using a blend of two basic methods:
By formal examination.
By assignments such as coursework and case studies that require longer
answers and will often be based on various findings and recommendations within
your own company (or a company of your choice).
How and where can you study?
This qualification is available in all modes of study helping you to make the right
choice for your study method and centre.
What does it cost?
Please contact your chosen Accredited Study Centre for information regarding their