Marketing Management Certificate in Galway, Ireland

The programme

Improve your career prospects in marketing and management roles with our Marketing Management certificate programme. 

You will develop a solid understanding of the strategic importance of marketing, management, and the practical principles of digital marketing in both a local and international setting.

You will learn to apply core marketing frameworks and concepts to case-based problems, and to recommend and present viable solutions.

  • Duration

    One academic semester

  • ECTS

    30 ECTS

  • Next Start Date

    5th October 2020

  • Accrediting Body

    Quality and Qualifications Ireland

  • Mode

    Full-time Day
    Part-time Evening

  • Level

    National Framework of Qualifications Level 6

  • Assessment

    Continuous Assessment & Exam

  • Minimum English Level

    CEFR B2 or above

EU Part-time  FeesEU  Full-time FeesInternational Fees
€2,100 €3,150€3,750

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Who is the Marketing Management certificate for?

If you're looking for an internationally recognised qualification that will enhance your career prospects, our certification courses in Marketing Management are prefect for you.

Our students are typically planning on pursuing a career in business or innovation management in SMEs or multinational organisations, and this programme provides training in the fundamentals of marketing, digital marketing and management. 

Programme learning outcomes

This Marketing Management certificate will equip you with:

  • The fundamentals of the strategic importance of marketing and management
  • The practical principles of digital marketing in a local and international setting
  • The necessary learning tools to apply core marketing frameworks and concepts to case-based problems
  • The ability to distinguish between digital and traditional marketing tools
  • The key concepts in understanding the power of marketing as a core driver of a marketing strategy

Programme content

Below you can see the three core modules of the Certificate in Marketing Management programme, along with details of their content.

Marketing Management ( 10 ECTS)

Building upon the foundations of marketing, this module will examine the strategic importance of marketing. The module focuses on understanding the management of the marketing function, the development of the marketing strategies and the practice of marketing in terms of maximising value for customers and other stakeholders. 

You will study the following:

Marketing Audit
Marketing Intelligence
Product & Service Strategies 
Marketing Communication 
Building Brands

Digital Marketing (10 ECTS)

You will analyse the current digital marketing landscape and the evolution of digital marketing as part of the marketing mix within a company. You will also understand and analyse the challenges posed by the digital context in which many businesses are now operating

You'll study the following topics:

Web Applications
Search Engine Optimisation
Employ CSS Web Page Styling
Website Creation Tools
Domain Names and Hosting

International Marketing (10 ECTS)

On this module, you will understand the internationalisation process for any organisation. You'll research the importance of the blending of the international marketing mix in-order to operate effectively and efficiently will be strategically analysed. 

You'll study the following topics:

Reasons for Internationalisation
Global Market
Segmentation & Selection
Market Entry Modes
Marketing Mix

Course Structure and Award

The Certificate in Marketing Management will be delivered over a semester (18 weeks, including exams). 

You will be assessed using a combination of exams and continuous assessment throughout the semester.

On completion, you will receive a QQI Certificate in Marketing Management at level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications. 

Whether you're looking for full-time programme of study or part-time evening courses in marketing management, at Galway Business School you can choose a schedule that suits you. Find out more at the links below:

Full-time courses

Part-time courses

Short certificate courses

What to expect 

You are enrolled on a cutting edge programme that will ensure that you will become competent in the theory and application of business knowledge that is required as managers for contemporary organisations today.  

At Galway Business School, one of Ireland’s leading independent third-level colleges, you’ll find not only an excellent location but also top-class facilities, teachers and programmes.

The module assessment strategy includes a variety of assessments components, such as continuous assessment, proctored written examinations and e-activities. 

Career opportunities and progression routes 

After completing this certificate, you will be ready to progress to a career in business or innovation management in SMEs or multinational organisations.

Students who would like to further their academic career can choose to continue their studies through our Bachelor of Business degree and would be exempted from the modules completed within their certificate.   

Entry requirements

Students are required to have a Leaving Certificate 5 passes or High School Diploma equivalent and are required to have an English Language qualification at CEFR B2 or above.

English language classes at the start of the programme are obligatory for non-native speakers.

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Next steps

If you wish to apply for this certificate course, please contact our friendly admissions team.

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