Graduate Certificate in Marketing

  • Qualification:

    Postgraduate, Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    8 months part-time

  • Start date:

    6 intakes a year, enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Griffith University

  • Career Outcomes:

    Marketing Assistant | Marketing Manager | Copywriter | Communications Officer | Community Manager | View All

Course Rundown

Build on your marketing experience and enhance your career opportunities with world-class thinking from Griffith University’s accelerated online Graduate Certificate in Marketing.

In this degree, you’ll develop the skills and tools necessary to excel in your marketing career, and build on your existing experience and knowledge to stand out in a competitive professional environment.

You’ll study a broad range of marketing techniques, from marketing development and implementation to critical analysis and evaluation. You’ll also build essential personal abilities, including the abilities to think strategically and solve problems, and you’ll build the confidence required to solve complex marketing challenges decisively.

Delivered online, this degree offers flexibility, while taking advantage of sophisticated interactive digital technology to ensure you remain connected to your classmates and engaged with your learning experience. This degree can be completed part-time in less than a year.

If you’re seeking further career development or a new challenge, this degree acts as a seamless pathway to the Master of Marketing from Griffith University, which is also offered online.


To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or tertiary education institution with a minimum GPA of 4.0; OR
  • Have a minimum of five years equivalent full-time professional work experience in a relevant field.

What You’ll Learn

In this marketing course, the subjects you may study include:

  • Marketing foundations
  • Corporate communications
  • Advanced consumer behaviour
  • Brand strategy and management

Why study with Griffith University?

Considered a pioneer in tertiary education since starting in 1975, Griffith University has since become one of Australia’s leading online education providers, and have ranked in the top 3% of universities from around the world.

Since entering the realm of online education over 20 years ago, the globally recognised institution has reinvented the way thousands of students learn with their accelerated online courses. Griffith University offers innovative teaching methods to get you qualified sooner in finance, law, business, marketing and more.

Student Support

Griffith University offers each accelerated online student a dedicated advisor who will support you throughout your entire educational journey. Your advisor will be available for guidance or to respond to any queries via email, Skype or telephone. As a Griffith University accelerated online student, you'll also be able to access services including career development, counselling and disability support.

Meet loads of like-minded students via Griffith's interactive digital learning community, and receive technical assistance whenever you need it with 24/7 support.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Marketing from Griffith University.

As a graduate of this course, you’ll gain the confidence to support your natural creative instincts with world-class thinking and theory. Whether you’re consolidating your existing experience, building new skills, or directing yourself to the Master of Marketing, the skills and experience you’ll build in this course will provide you with essential tools for professional marketing success.

After completing this course you may choose to continue working or to seek employment in roles in areas including marketing, communications, advertising and market analysis. You may also choose to progress to the Master of Marketing from Griffith University Accelerated Online, to further enhance your skillset and career opportunities.

Curious about where a career in marketing could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through FEE-HELP.

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.