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Diplomas in Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing Diplomas

Get ahead in your career – Get a Diploma in Digital Marketing


Graduate in as little as 12 weeks – Gaining a professional, worldwide recognised digital marketing qualification and start earning in excess of £50-100K

Business Consort – CIM Accredited Centre of Excellence & DMI Partner

We offer 6 Digital Marketing Qualifications available;

Reasons to study a Diploma in Digital Marketing with Business Consort

  • Cheapest of all 6 study centres worldwide who offer Diplomas in Digital Marketing by at least 60%!
  • Learn directly from Dawn McGruer FRSA FCIM Multi-Award-Winning Digital Marketing Speaker, Author & Trainer
  • We train from a practitioners point of view as we practice what we preach as a digital agency so have a far greater knowledge to offer businesses.
  • We provide unlimited and personal course support through the study buddy community, live webinars, email & tutor calls
  • Trained & certified 20,000 students plus awarded our 14th commendation for outstanding results achieved and 99% pass rate from CIM
  • Our method of teaching is through on the job learning and coursework can be used in students portfolio’s
  • Achieve a professional, academic & worldwide recognised qualification in as little as 12 weeks
  • 83% of our students have either gained a pay rise or promotion or found a new job in the digital marketing arena with average salaries reaching in excess of £50-100K



Study for FREE – ALL students of ALL ages can apply for an NUS Cards – Reap SAVINGS equal to your entire course fee!

CIM Diploma in Digital Marketing

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing

Approx.  150-300 hours study depending on expereince with 3 written assignments.

Ideal for practitioners and those working in digital roles as it covers creating reports about generating new business, launching products or services, writing a digital marketing plan and auditing your businesses online presence as well as understanding consumer behaviour or trends.

So although suited to all levels this is doesn’t cover each topic from a how to stand point but from more of a strategic application for those actually running campaigns and responsible for planning.

3 Study options – Online as well as 2-Day Fast Track or 3-Day Ultimate Courses in London & Manchester

  • Study Time: 150-300 hrs
  • Assessment: Assignments
  • Resources: Video lectures, Slides, Practical Exercises
  • Cost & Study Options:  Online £1249 + VAT or Blended – Attend 2-Day Fast Track (has experience) £1549 + VAT or 3-Day Ultimate (newer to digital) £1749 + VAT in London or Manchester – Covers 80% of the syllabus (remainder studied online)
  • Flexible Payment Plans Available:  £199 + VAT (normally £299) over 6 months or £99 + VAT (normally £199) over 12 months + £99 + VAT Sign-Up FEE
  • Additional Fees: Assessment fees £185 each (x 3) + CIM membership £55
  • Level: The diploma is level 6 – equivalent to an undergraduate degree (Worldwide recognised professional and academic qualifcation)

Topics: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Pay Per Click (PPC), Types of online advertising, E-mail marketing, Viral marketing, Online PR, Affiliate marketing, Social media, Digital metrics, Regulation and codes of practice.


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DMI Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing

Accredited by The Digital Marketing Institute

The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing is an in-depth 30 hour course created and validated by digital marketing industry specialists.

A fantastic fast track foundation course with a online multiple-choice exam at the end.

This course covers each topic of digital marketing and suits any level as practical exercises and quizzes throughout will test and help develop your knowledge to the depth you require.

Whether you are new to digital or already have an underlying knowledge and grounding in digital.

It will ensure you understand all elements of digital and that you could apply these in a marketing role.

3 Study options – Online as well as 2-Day Fast Track Courses in London or Manchester

  •  Study Time: 30 hrs
  • Assessment: 3 hr Online Multiple Choice Exam
  • Resources: Video lectures, Slides, Practical Exercises
  • Study Options: Online £1249 + VAT or  Blended £1749 + VAT – Attend 3-Day Ultimate Course in London or Manchester – Covers 80% of the syllabus (remainder studied online)
  • Flexible Payment Plans Available – £349 + VAT a month for 4 months (normally £399 / month) or £149 + VAT (normally £179 + VAT) over 12 months
  • Additional Fees: Exam Fee £140
  • Level: 5 Foundation degree equivalent– Industry validated syllabus 
  • The course syllabus is the most widely taught in digital marketing and the certification is recognised globally across the digital sphere.
  • Topics: Core essentials of digital marketing, including Search, Social Media, PPC, Email Marketing, Analytics, Mobile, Strategy & Planning and more.


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We also offer the a popular option for business development & sales professionals.

The Professional Diploma in Digital Selling is an in-depth 30 hour course created and validated by digital selling industry specialists. 

Traditional selling methods are no longer enough to sustain success; digital tools and techniques are now an essential component of any efficient selling strategy, and are revolutionising sales and prospecting.

Whether you’re selling B2B or B2C, The Professional Diploma in Digital & Social Selling will equip you with the critical social selling skills you need to drive more sales, and increase your OTE, every time.


Master the skills necessary to advance your social media ambitions with our Professional Diploma in Social Media Marketing.

In just 30 hours, you’ll be ready to develop and implement a robust social media strategy that fosters trust and increases sales.

Boost brand awareness with content that makes your users want to share, tweet and pin your path to social media success.

With the effective analysis of campaign results, you’ll be on track to exceed sales targets and advance your career with the latest social media marketing techniques.



Specialist Diploma in Search Marketing

Transform your career and significantly increase lead generation with our Professional Diploma in Search Marketing.

In just 30 hours, you’ll be an accredited Search Marketing specialist with the expertise to create, manage and implement advanced search marketing strategies using AdWords, PPC, display and remarketing techniques.

You’ll understand the significance of key campaign metrics, perform analysis and optimisation of campaigns to increase conversions, and generate insightful reports to satisfy boardroom level stakeholders in your search marketing campaigns.


Specialist Diploma in Digital Strategy & Planning

Establish yourself as an advanced digital strategist with a Professional Diploma in Digital Strategy and Planning.

In just 30 hours, you’ll be ready to develop, implement and manage advanced digital strategies that stand up to the scrutiny of boardroom level decision making.This specialist certification will enable you to consolidate the essential skills necessary to create well-measured digital strategies that convert.

Your understanding of the theory and practical application of digital strategy will allow you to implement a powerful marketing mix that sustains customer engagement and increases sales.


95% of UK employers see a Diploma in Digital Marketing as the qualification to attain