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CIM is an Ofqual regulated qualifications provider and is accredited by the European Marketing Confederation. We currently have over 14,000 studying members in 110 countries and 20,000+ awards are taken by our students every year.

Our qualifications are delivered through an international network of accredited study centres, enabling you to learn in a way that suits your lifestyle – from bite-size flexible modules to full qualifications.

Each module is based on our unique Professional Marketing Competencies designed to help marketers meet the increasing demands of them at every stage in their career.





CIM Qualifications

Foundation Certificate in Marketing

Level 3 (Foundation)

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For people of all ages and stages of their career. Ideal for managers in non-marketing functions, entrepreneurs, apprentices and those starting out in a marketing career.

Certificate in Professional Marketing

Level 4 (Intermediate)

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For aspiring marketers who want to gain knowledge and skills to progress a successful career in marketing. Ideal for those working in marketing support roles (e.g. marketing assistants) or whose current job encompasses elements of marketing.

Diploma in Professional Marketing

Level 6 (Intermediate)
Equivalent level to an undergraduate degree

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For marketers in operational, supervisory or management roles who want to develop their marketing knowledge and skills. Also suitable for account managers and business development managers.

Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

Level 7 (Advanced) (in two stages)
Equivalent level to a Master's degree

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For experienced marketers and senior business people who want to gain a professional qualification while working at a strategic level or aspiring to do so.

CIM Leadership Qualification

CIM Marketing Leadership Programme

Level 7 (Advanced)
Equivalent level to a Master's degree

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For experienced marketers working at a strategic marketing or management level or aspiring to do so. Also suitable for consultants seeking professional recognition and status, whether working on behalf of an organisation or as an independent business owner.
Please note: This qualification is only offered within the UK.