Foundation Certificate in Marketing

Entry requirements: Please see entry requirements below. 
Full or Part-time: Part-time
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CIM LogoThe Foundation Certificate in Marketing is made up of two units, Marketing Principles and Customer Communications. This short course gives students the insight and fundamental knowledge they need to start their careers in marketing. It is aimed at all adults whether school leavers or those wanting to change from their previous career path.

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If you would like to find out more, please contact Debbie Stanbury, (, or phone +44 (0)1280 820144.

UnitsMarketing PrinciplesCustomer Communications
Teaching datesClasses start SeptemberClasses start January
Entry requirementsNo previous qualifications or marketing experience required
Assessment1-hour (50 multiple-choice questions) online examinationWritten assignment
Tuition fees£425.00*£425.00*
Other costs
  • CIM Affiliate (Studying) Membership (payable to CIM ) – £55 membership fee
  • Examination fees (payable to CIM) – 2 x assessments @ £100 each
  • Books, stationery and sundry materials

* Payment can be made in full (for both units) at the start of the course or in instalments at the start of each unit. Please contact our Finance Office for more details.

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Full course details in the Curriculum Handbook