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Marketing

Become a confident, successful marketer by studying a prestigious CIM Marketing qualification 100% online from home.

With us, it's easy to shape your CIM qualification around working full-time. You're in total control of when and where you learn, whether it's during your lunch break, your commute, or at home, and you'll have unlimited guidance from your CIM tutor whenever you need it.

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Learn online anywhere, anytimeon your phone, tablet or laptop

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Shape CIM around your scheduleand set your own flexible study plan

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From £82/month interest-freewith our flexible payment plans

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Unlimited 1-to-1 tutor supportonline and by phone

Why take a CIM Marketing online course?

Every organisation in the world needs highly skilled and creative marketing professionals to help them reach their goals, making marketing a popular, lucrative and rewarding career choice.

CIM Level 3 and 4 courses are the perfect way to progress if you're an aspiring or early-career marketing professional. They're ideally suited to marketing beginners or those in entry-level roles such as:

  • Marketing Intern
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Marketing Executive
  • Marketing Administrator
  • Digital Marketing Executive
  • Content Marketing Executive
  • Communications Executive
  • Campaign Assistant

Our online CIM courses will help you understand the principles and strategies behind day-to-day marketing tasks, and our Level 4 courses include a focus on digital marketing, ensuring you have the skills you need to succeed in the fast-paced digital world.

Whether you’re looking to move into marketing, advance your current career, or master essential marketing skills as a manager or business owner, studying CIM with us is the first step to fulfilling your potential.

CIM Student Reviews

"I definitely recommend ICS Learn. Being able to log on in my lunch break or revise for exams at home has been such a revelation! I received a promotion and really feel like I’m headed somewhere with my marketing career."

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Rachael McQuade

"I feel a lot more knowledgeable, and basing my assignments on my job really allowed me to apply this knowledge in real life. I recommend CIM to anyone in marketing who doesn’t have a formal qualification."

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Metta Ramsay

"I’m very impressed with the effect my CIM course had on me. It adds to my CV and makes more roles available for me in the future. I feel like I’m a more well-rounded marketing specialist and a valued member of the team."

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Sofia Balderson

Marketing FAQs

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) are the UK’s leading awarding body and professional membership organisation for marketing professionals.

They’ve been supporting and developing marketers for over 100 years (almost as long as we’ve been around!) and they're incorporated under a Royal Charter.

They have more than 30,000 members worldwide, including 3000 Chartered Members.

Their professional marketing qualifications are highly respected and valued by employers for their practical and evidence-based approach to marketing.

After studying a CIM course with us, you'll understand the essential principles that underpin modern marketing strategies, including the all-important 'marketing mix'.

Depending on which course you choose, you could master a variety of in-demand marketing skills:

  • Planning and executing multichannel marketing campaigns
  • Understanding what influences customer behaviour
  • Understanding product and brand management
  • Developing an integrated communication plan
  • Measuring and improving marketing results
  • Using digital tools to support and enhance your marketing plans

The skills you'll learn will help you enhance your CV, impress employers, and shine as an early-career marketer.

The CIM Level 3 Foundation Certificate in Marketing will teach you the core principles of marketing and the fundamentals of customer communication. It'll give you the skills and knowledge needed for an entry-level marketing or marketing support role.

The CIM Level 4 Certificate in Professional Marketing is perfect for you if you're working in an entry-level marketing role and are seeking a more senior position.

It could also suit you if you're new to marketing but have a degree or a relevant qualification at Level 3 or above, allowing you to begin your marketing studies at a more advanced level.

The CIM Level 4 Award in Digital Marketing is the Digital Marketing module of the Level 4 Certificate taken as a standalone qualification. It's ideal if you're looking to specialise in digital marketing or top-up your digital skills.

If you're a more experienced marketer, CIM also offers Level 6 and Level 7 qualifications, which are equivalent to an undergraduate and Master's degree respectively.

Not sure which course to choose? Our expert CIM Advisors will be chat through your experience and ambitions before you enrol to make sure you're making the right choice.

Certificate and Award indicate the length and scope of your qualification. Certificates cover a variety of marketing topics, while Awards are shorter and focus on one specific topic like digital marketing.

We think our students say it best: they've rated us 4.8/5 from more than 4000 independent Trustpilot reviews.

We've been in education for 130 years, and we're committed to helping everyone build a career that they're proud of. A huge part of that involves giving people the freedom to shape their qualification around their lives. 

Our online courses are perfect for you if you have a full-time job, kids, an irregular working pattern, a busy schedule, or if you simply want to be in control of your learning.

From our self-paced online course structure to our extended study periods to our unlimited tutor support, we give you the flexibility you need to achieve your CIM qualification, no matter what life throws at you.

Need advice or looking for more information? Contact our expert course advisors by email, webchat, or by phone. We're happy to help!

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