SCQF Level 7
Travel & Tourism, International & Commercial

Course Overview

The CIM Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing has been developed for those who are in working in marketing and are looking to progress their career. This new qualification will give you the practical skills and knowledge to devise and implement tactical marketing activities and campaigns. You will gain relevant and contemporary marketing knowledge that will help you build your credibility in your professional marketing role. This recognised CIM qualification is ideal if you are a junior marketer, working in a support role or simply undertaking marketing as part of your job. The course will build on your tactical digital marketing skills and is the correct choice if you are an aspiring marketing executive or new to the role.

Students are also required to pay for annual CIM membership and exam/assessment fees during the duration of their course. These costs are additional to the tuition fee costs stated by Edinburgh College. Please visit the CIM website for up-to-date costs.


What You Will Learn


  • The Digital Landscape
  • Digital Toolkit
  • Digital in Action
Entry Requirements

  • You are curently working in a marketing role
  • IM Introductory Certificate in Marketing (Level Two or Three)
  • An NVQ or SVQ Level 3 (equivalent to NGF Level 3)
  • An NVQ or SVQ Level 4 in any other subject (UK equivalent to NGF Level 4 and above)
  • International Baccalaureate (equivalent to NQF Level 3 and above) or a pass of the entry test onto Level 4 If English is not your first language, you`ll also need to provide evidence of at least IELTS 6.5 or Trinity ISE III or Trinity ISE IV


English Proficiency Requirements
  • 5.5 IELTS or equivalent
How the course is assessed

  • Exam (Multiple choice questions)
  • Portfolio/Assignment


Progression And Articulation Routes

  • CIM (Level 6) Professional Diploma in Marketing
  • CIM (Level 6) Professional Digital Diploma in Marketing

Number Of Days Per Week
  • One evening per week - Tuesday 18.00-20.30
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £1359 Sighthill evening (year 1)
Start Date and Time


This course will start on…
  • Tuesday 12/01/2021
End Date


This course will end on...
  • Tuesday 22/06/2021
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