Graduate Diploma of Marketing - CM34
Develop your marketing skillset to successfully connect with customers and implement demand generation marketing activities. The Graduate Diploma of Marketing will prepare you for marketing management roles and will develop your strategic thinking capabilities, understanding of consumer behaviour, and capacity to analyse and integrate marketing metrics. This course will also build your knowledge of contemporary business management practices to prepare you for management roles in any organisation.
Studied part-time, this course is ideal for current professionals with a completed bachelor degree. This course also serves as an entry pathway to CQUniversity's Master of Business Management.
1 years full-time, 2 years part-time
Designed for current or aspiring marketing professionals, this course is offered part-time and will develop your skillset and knowledge to pursue marketing management positions in any organisation.
During the course, you will study a blend of management and marketing units. Management units cover topics in effective business communications, managing human resources, and management while marketing units will develop your marketing competencies in service industry marketing, global business marketing, the science of consumer behaviour, and strategic marketing and metrics. You will learn to implement consumer behaviour principles to facilitate the development of successful marketing campaigns. Fundamental to any marketing strategy is discovering the opportunities and threats, and undertaking a considered analysis of the organisation's internal strengths and weaknesses. Building on previous units, you will learn how to analyse global environmental forces and how to strategically develop and manage contemporary entry, competitive and international marketing mix strategies.
You will have the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge and creativity to a real-world strategic marketing process, developing and implementing marketing strategies that enable organisations to respond to challenging environments.
Benefit from the flexibility to study part-time, online allowing you to access recorded lectures at a time convenient to you. You will engage with your course leaders and peers through online discussions, forums and video.
Designed with flexibility in mind, upon completion of the first four units, you will be eligible to satisfy the interim or exit award of the Graduate Certificate of Management. Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma of Marketing, you will be eligible to pathway into the Master of Business Management with credit for eight units.
|Core Units||8||Major Units||None|
You are required to complete 8 core units.
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
BROAD COURSE OPTIONS
CQUniversity’s suite of postgraduate management degrees provides you with the versatility to study a course that is aligned to your learning needs. If you are a business professional seeking a qualification to support your experience or you are seeking career advancement, then one of our study options will be a strong fit with your management and leadership aspirations.
Our postgraduate management courses are designed to maximise your management and leadership potential, choose from:
- Graduate Certificate in Management (CH76)
- Graduate Diploma of Marketing (CM34)
- Graduate Diploma of Leading Organisational Change (CM35)
- Graduate Diploma of International Business (CM36)
- Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management (CC67)
- Master of Business Management (CL21)
CQUni's School of Business and Law are among the most qualified and active in the business community. Our expertise and experience are recognised by the AFR Boss MBA Rankings (2019) for being one of only two universities that have 100 per cent of teachers with a PhD and 100 per cent of faculty with current business experience. Study with confidence knowing you will be learning from experienced business professionals and expert course leaders.
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|Term 1 - 2023||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2023||Available Online|
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold:
- A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent Bachelor degree, or higher equivalent qualification.
English Language Proficiency Requirements
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
- A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
- An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
- Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
completed with Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.
If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.
Each student will be assessed individually.
No specific security requirements exist for this course.
No specific health requirements exist for this course.
No specific recommended study beyond the entry requirements is required.
This degree is suitable for students either currently, or hoping to be, working in the area of marketing. The course will provide you with the skills, knowledge and tools you require to be successful in this area, and will give you the confidence to work effectively in a management capacity within an international organisation. Particular areas of focus within this course include service industry marketing, the science of consumer behaviour, global marketing, marketing metrics, and strategic marketing.
|2022 Indicative Fees|
|Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee||$23,775.00|
The indicative first year fee is an approximate cost of enrolling in this course for one academic year. Your actual fees may vary, depending on the units that you select to study and the number of units you study per term. You can view unit fees in the Cost Per Unit table. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
- Indicative fees for Graduate Certificate courses are based on studying four units in an academic year.
- Indicative fees for Graduate Diploma and Master courses are based on studying eight units in an academic year.
|Fee Category||Full fee paying place|
|What is a Full Fee Paying Place||As a full fee-paying student, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.|
|Fee Type||Tuition Fees|
|What is my tuition fee?||
Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit. Our Tuition Fee Schedules provide an estimate of fees per unit. You can also view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.
|FEE-HELP and payment options||
FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan. Eligible students can use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for all or some of their tuition fees. If you elect to use a FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your tuition fees and repay your FEE-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold.
|Other Fees||You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.|
|Other study costs||You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.|
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