Our qualifications are developed with employer needs in mind, providing you with the tactical and strategic skills needed to meet the increasing demands of the marketing industry.

As an Ofqual regulated qualifications provider, CIM provide qualifications for marketers at all levels. Each qualification is delivered through our international network of Accredited Study Centres, where you’ll choose a study method to fit around your busy lifestyle.

Each module is based on our unique Professional Marketing Competencies and can be achieved as an individual award. So, if you don’t have the flexibility to study a full qualification straight away, there is still an option for you.

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CIM Qualifications

Find out about marketing with the Foundation Certificate in Marketing

Level 3 (Foundation)

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The perfect introduction into marketing and ideal if you’re starting out in the industry or looking to set up your own business.

Advance your career with the Certificate in Professional Marketing

Level 4 (Intermediate)

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Builds on your tactical marketing skills and is the right choice if you’re an aspiring marketing executive or new to the position.

Progress as a marketing manager with the Diploma in Professional Marketing

Level 6 (Intermediate)

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Develops your strategic marketing and management capabilities. The go to, if management is your next career step. Equivalent level to an undergraduate degree.

Become a digital expert with the Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing

Level 6 (Intermediate)

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Brings you up to speed with the very latest digital strategies. Ideal if you’re an aspiring digital marketing manager. Equivalent level to an undergraduate degree.

Aspire to be a senior marketer with the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing

Level 7 (Advanced) 

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Focuses on the desired strategic skills needed to respond to international marketing challenges and step up into senior management. Equivalent level to a Master’s degree. Only available to those who reside outside of the UK.

CIM Leadership Qualification

Achieve a new perspective with the CIM Marketing Leadership Programme

Level 7 (Advanced)

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Strengthens your leadership skills, enabling you to turn business challenges and disruption into opportunities. Essential if you’re a marketing professional looking to fully develop into an advocate for leading change. Equivalent level to a Master’s degree.


  • alex-singleton

    A CIM qualification indicates that the marketer has the skillset to think strategically and understands the complete picture of marketing. As an employer, I always actively look for marketing qualifications when reviewing CVs.
    Alex Singleton, Head of Marketing and Communications, Circle Health

  • rebecca-baker

    Studying with CIM has enabled me to learn the real art of marketing and develop a strategic mindset. I am now looking forward to inspiring the next generation of marketers through my teaching.
    Rebecca Baker, Head of Marketing, The Square Metre Ltd

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    The CIM Marketing Leadership Programme is all about knowing what the board will want to see. It’s a great reinforcer of best practice and encourages you to look at what you’re already doing on a day to day basis and refine your efforts.
    John Neugebaur, Communications Advisor at Richmond Housing Partnership (RHP)
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    Since graduating having achieved two CIM professional marketing qualifications has made me stand out in the market and my ACIM accreditation has really added to my CV. Doing CIM was one of the best choices I made while at university.
    Bradley Johnson, Corporate Communications Manager, University of Hertfordshire
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    Being a part of CIM has made me feel more valued as a marketer. I have been able to apply my learning to my current role and really get to grips with the different elements of marketing.
    Olivia Wilson, Marketing Coordinator, Haseltine Lake

  • matt-rowbotham

    Studying the Diploma in Professional Marketing has enabled me to take more of a strategic approach in my daily work. It has given me a wider view towards marketing planning and a better understanding of what my clients are trying to achieve. 
    Matt Rowbotham, Account Manager, Article 10

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    Completing the Diploma in Professional Marketing has definitely improved my overall knowledge of marketing theory, as well as enhancing my CV and giving my confidence a big boost.
    Marc Wilcox, Analyst Relations Intern, Tata Consultancy Services

  • eileen-donaghey

    I believe that my career in marketing would not have progressed as quickly as it has if I hadn’t gained the CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing. It definitely helps me stand out and I feel it adds to my credibility.
    Eileen Donaghey, Marketing Manager, Anthony Gold Solicitors

  • jessica-bell-photo

    My overall experience with the CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing was invaluable. It also offers a great addition to my CV, so I can stand out against other candidates.
    Jessica Bell, Marketing Executive, Perfectly Clear Marketing

  • adam-jones-photo

    Studying the Diploma in Professional Marketing has increased my confidence, authority, respect from senior management and ability as a 360° marketer.
    Adam Jones, Senior Manager, Lifestyle & Entertainment, CEEMEA, Discovery Networks International

  • sean-higgins-photo-black-and-white

    Understanding how people think, behave and the psychology behind marketing has always interested me and as a young, 19-year-old marketer, CIM allows me to open up doors for my future.
    Sean Higgins, Marketing Student

  • giovanni-pillitteri

    Through studying with CIM, I definitely feel more credible and employable. I am skilled to work on a more strategic level and in turn people look at me in a different way.
    Giovanni Pillitteri, Brand Manager

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