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CIM Foundation Certificate in Marketing

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The Awarding Body at The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has commended University of Buckingham Business School for the excellent standard of results achieved for assessments submitted in the July 2018 assessments session for the Digital Marketing module of the Certificate in Professional Marketing.

The 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.

Units Marketing Principles Customer Communications
Teaching dates Classes start September Classes start January
Entry requirements No previous qualifications or marketing experience required
Assessment 1-hour (50 multiple-choice questions) online examination Written assignment
Tuition fees £425.00* £425.00*
Other costs
  • CIM Affiliate (Studying) Membership (payable to CIM ) – £60 membership fee
  • Examination fees (payable to CIM) – 2 x assessments @ £105 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.

More information

If you would like to find out more, please contact Jason Sinclair at, or phone +44 (0)1280 828221.

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Full details in the Curriculum Handbook