Diploma in Professional Marketing

100% online flexible distance learning
Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Discover how you can make an impact in a Marketing Manager role and become a Strategist with the Diploma in Professional Marketing accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Are you working in a Marketing role?
And are you looking to progress to a higher level?

Learn how to become better strategist in the next 3 months so you can engage your management team and influence the direction of the business you work in.

Where are you right now?

  • Maybe you are in a role where there are barriers stopping you from getting promoted.

  • Maybe you have a good level of experience but don’t have an official qualification to back it up.

  • Maybe you’re just getting started in a management role and lacking the right knowledge and insights to do the job effectively.

  • Perhaps you have not had a chance to study, invest in yourself and grow into a Marketing management role.

“If you’re not learning, you’re not reaching your potential”
― Jim Rohn

Where could you be in the future?

  • What would it mean to you, if you could develop a strategic plan for your organisation? 

  • Picture yourself having an industry recognised, professional management level qualification.

  • What if you had the transferable skills to work in any industry and any management role?

  • Imagine if you could speak the language to steer senior management and influence the people around you.

  • How you would feel if your personal confidence was at a level where you could easily progress in a Marketing management role.

Diploma in Professional Marketing, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Become the Marketer employers and clients want to hire.

Studying the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing with MMC Learning can take you from where you are now to the journey to become a GREAT Strategist and to uncover multiple future opportunities where you can lead in a Marketing management role.

“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”
― Sydney J. Harris

How is the Diploma in Professional Marketing delivered?

  • The Diploma in Professional Marketing is made up of THREE modules covering Marketing & Digital Strategy, Marketing Innovation and Digital Customer Experience / Managing Brands (these are available to take as individual Awards).

  • It is recommended you spend around 4-6 hours per week studying. Depending on how much time you put in each week, the whole Diploma can take 9-12 months to complete, modular Awards would take 3 months.

  • The Diploma in Professional Marketing is assessed by THREE written, work-based assignments.

  • The learning is delivered 100% online, through MMC’s learning portal. There is the added benefit of flexibility built into your schedule. You can study around work priorities, holidays and family events.

  • We have a team of tutors who will provide the essential support and guidance to you through live webinars, draft feedback and one-to-one support.

Accredited by the world’s largest institute of Marketing Professionals

This qualification is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) who is the leading international professional marketing body with some 41,000 members worldwide. First established in 1911, it has for over a century, defined the marketing professional standards that operate in the UK and is the global champion of best marketing practice.

What are the topics covered on the Diploma in Professional Marketing?

“Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed.”
― Terry Goodkind

What are the costs and funding options for the Diploma in Professional Marketing?

There are two parts to the cost:

Part 1 – Course/tuition fees payable to MMC Learning which provides you with a comprehensive package of study materials and support.
Part 2 – Registration/membership and assessment fees payable to the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

MMC Learning Fees CIM Fees
£577 per module £65 membership
£190 assessment fee (3x)

Will you be personally funding the qualification? MMC want you to be successful in gaining your CIM qualification.  Part of our service is to offer funding options so cost is no longer a barrier to your success.  Register to find out more.


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Should you study the Diploma in Professional Marketing now or later?

  • Commit to investing in yourself now and learn as much as you can before your skills become redundant.

  • Reduce the chances of your role coming to a halt and stay relevant in the Digital world.

  • Position yourself now to be ready to take on new opportunities, when they come up.

  • Advancing your knowledge is the passport to your future success in your Marketing role. Start building your brain muscles so you are a stronger Marketer in the future.

  • In one years time, you will be wishing you had started sooner.

How can we (MMC Learning) help you?

We have been educating Marketers for the last 20 years.  Thousands of Marketing professionals, managers and directors have been able to take their new knowledge to progress onto new roles, gain new contracts and re-think how existing business can be done better.

MMC is a joint venture company based at Manchester Metropolitan University and is a leading distance learning centre for the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) which means you will get an official, recognised certificate from the CIM when you pass – giving you the ultimate career and employer credibility.

At MMC, we have gone much further than providing you with a qualification – we are bringing 10 times more learning content and insights from experienced practitioners and industry leaders to give you the knowledge to influence and make a real impact in your sector.

This will give you confidence and transferable skills to walk into any marketing role with the right knowledge to manage and implement successful campaigns.


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“Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do.”
–Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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MMC Learning Qualifications Team

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