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COURSE TITLE Higher Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management








Not Applicable

Level 5

3 Years

Part-time Evening


The Higher Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management programme gives participants the knowledge they need to understand the vital role of marketing for the success of any company. Whether one plans to be a marketing professional or to manage a marketing department, the Higher Diploma programme provides one with the essentials to get started.
LEARNING OUTCOMES This Higher Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management qualification aims to help participants with the ‘how to’ aspect of marketing planning, enables the participants to develop as the ‘marketing professional’. The focus moves from the theoretical aspects of marketing towards the many skills needed to manage the function itself – including elements ranging from channel management to communications, along with specialist areas like new product development.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDY Graduates with a Higher Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management qualify for a variety of roles in private, public and non-profit organizations. A Higher Diploma in Marketing prepares participants to enter most of the various marketing fields at mid-level positions; common jobs include direct marketing, marketing research, public relations and promotions, product marketing, purchasing and transportation, business development and brand management.

The Higher Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management attained at a Merit level gives students access to the Masters of Business Administration degree offered both locally and many universities abroad.
COURSE INTENDED FOR The Higher Diploma in Marketing and Sales Management is for persons with operational responsibility and an eye on management including department managers, functional managers, product/brand managers, accounts managers, agency managers, marketing executives and business development managers or others aspiring for these positions.
Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.

Applicants admitted under sub-paragraph (a)(iii) of paragraph (2) of regulation 2 of the Admission Regulations (available here for ease of reference) must be in possession of those qualifications and/or experience that would satisfy the Board that they have reached the academic standard required to follow the Course with profit. The eligibility of such applicants shall be decided by the Board of Studies, following an interview conducted by an interviewing board appointed for the purpose.

The interviewing board appointed by the Board shall be composed of at least three persons.

The Admissions Board, acting on the advice of the Board of Studies, may admit applicants in possession of a Diploma in Marketing into the third year of the Course in terms of regulation 8.1.1 of the Admission Regulations of the University.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2013.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.



Last Updated: 23 June 2017
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