Certificate in Professional Marketing

CIM Professional Diploma (level 6)

The Certificate in Professional Marketing is a level 4 course designed to give the practicing marketer with relevant, contemporary marketing knowledge to equip them for the current global landscape.  Completion of the CIM accredited course will give you the knowledge, skills and understanding to be able to perform at an operational level and to carry out an essential and successful professional marketing role within your workplace.  

Key Facts

Start Date: Rolling start

Swansea Business School
Contact Name:
Dr Antje Cockrill
Contact Email:

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This CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing is aimed at the aspiring professional marketer who wishes to gain knowledge and skills to succeed and progress within a career in marketing.  

This level 4 qualification is designed with flexibility as there are options to complete the whole qualification or an award(s).  If studied for the completion of the whole qualification through the completion of three modules and depending on which elective module is chosen the qualification will be titled either: 

CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing (Customer Experience) 


CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing (Digital Marketing) 


There are two compulsory modules: 

  • Marketing 
  • Integrated Communications 

You will also have the choice of one of: 

  • Customer experience 
  • Digital Marketing 

A combination exams, assignments and a portfolio depending on the modules studied. 

One or more of the following is required to gain entry: 

  • CIM Level 3 Introductory Certificate in Marketing 
  • any relevant Level 3 qualification 
  • any UK Degree or international equivalent 
  • professional practice (suggested one year in a marketing role)