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Course Overview

The level 6 Diploma in Professional Digital Marketing is designed to offer progression from all CIM Level 4 Qualifications and also links with the level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing.

The CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Digital Marketing is aimed at those working in an operational, supervisory or management role who wish to develop their knowledge of digital techniques and their application to a number of marketing-related projects. The student will typically be operating in or aspiring to work in a digital marketing role and will be required to create digital solutions within the wider marketing plan. The qualification will develop both the knowledge and the level of skills required.

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

  • Course content
  • Applied Marketing
  • Planning Campaigns
  • Digital Marketing Techniques
  • Exam (Multiple choice questions)
  • Portfolio/Assignment

Placement Information

Entry Requirements

One or more of the following is required to gain entry onto this qualification:

  • CIM L4 Professional Certificate in Marketing or CIM L4 Certificate in Professional Marketing
  • Any relevant Level 4 (SCQF Level 7) qualification
  • Foundation Degree in Business and Marketing
  • Bachelor or Masters degree from a recognised university, with at least 33% of credits coming from marketing content (i.e. 120 credits in a Bachelors degree or 60 credits with a Masters)
  • Professional practice (suggested minimum of 2 years marketing experience in an operational role)
English Proficiency Requirements
  • 6.5
How the course is assessed
  • Exam (Multiple choice questions)
  • Portfolio/Assignment

Progression And Articulation Routes

Typical jobs titles may include the following: Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Communications Manager, Content Marketing specialist and Customer Experience Manger.

Further study

  • CIM (Level 7) Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing

Number Of Days Per Week
  • One evening per week - Thursday 17.45 – 20.45
Course Cost And Funding Options
Fee: £1359 Sighthill evening (year 1)
Start Date and Time


This course will start on…
  • Thursday 03/09/2020
  • Tuesday 12/01/2021
End Date


This course will end on...
  • Thursday 24/06/2021
  • Tuesday 11/01/2022
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