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Higher Certificate in Marketing

Higher Certificate in Marketing (New students from 2016)

The Higher Certificate in Marketing is offered at level 5 of the NQF (HEQSF aligned) and consists of 135 credits.

The Higher Certificate in Marketing consists of seven modules:

  • MAR101 - Marketing 1 (20 credits)
  • AL101 - Academic Literacy 1 (15 credits)
  • FBC101 - Fundamentals of Business Communication 1 (20 credits)
  • BM101 - Business Management 1 (20 credits)
  • BN101 - Business Numeracy 1 (20 credits)
  • ECOP101 – Economic Principles 1 (20 credits)
  • SAM001 - Sales Management 1 (20 credits)

To qualify for the Higher Certificate in Marketing, students must write and pass examinations in all modules allocated to the certificate programme. The Higher Certificate in Marketing can be completed within a minimum of one year study. This certificate must be completed within four years.

Articulation from the Higher Certificate in Marketing to the Diploma in Marketing Management

Graduates must have successfully completed all the modules on the Higher Certificate in Marketing offered by the IMM Graduate School.

Application procedure

Applications must be submitted to the National Registrar within a five-year period after qualifying with any of the above-mentioned qualifications. On receiving the application, the Registrar will inform the applicant which additional modules need to be completed in order to qualify for the conferral of the Diploma in Marketing Management. The articulation must be completed within six years.

Higher Certificate in Marketing (Pre 2016)

The Higher Certificate in Marketing is offered at level 5 of the NQF (HEQSF aligned) and will consist of 135 credits.

The Higher Certificate in Marketing consists of seven modules:

  • MAR101 - Marketing 1 (20 credits)
  • AL101 - Academic Literacy 1 (15 credits)
  • FBC101 - Fundamentals of Business Communication 1 (20 credits)
  • BM101 - Business Management 1 (20 credits)
  • BN101 - Business Numeracy 1 (20 credits)
  • ECO101 - Economics 1 (20 credits)
  • SAM001 - Sales Management 1 (20 credits)

To qualify for the Higher Certificate in Marketing, students must write and pass examinations in all modules allocated to the certificate programme. The Higher Certificate in Marketing can be completed within a minimum of one year of full-time study or within two years of part-time study. This certificate must be completed within four years.

Articulation from the Higher Certificate in Marketing to the Diploma in Marketing Management

Graduates must have successfully completed all the modules on the Higher Certificate in Marketing offered by the IMM Graduate School.

Application procedure

Applications must be submitted to the National Registrar within a five-year period after qualifying with any of the above-mentioned qualifications. On receiving the application, the Registrar will inform the applicant which additional modules need to be completed in order to qualify for the conferral of the Diploma in Marketing Management.

The articulation must be completed within six years.