Digital Marketing Fundamentals  Short Courses

This entry-level Digital Marketing Fundamentals short course gives an overview of Digital Marketing, including planning a website, website promotion, email and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) campaigns, e-commerce and integrating digital marketing with traditional marketing.

Our part-time Digital Marketing Fundamentals course provides a practical framework to develop customised digital marketing programmes and is designed for marketers, managers and individuals who want to take advantage of new marketing techniques. The use of modern technologies to integrate marketing will be discussed, with the opportunity in the final week to work in groups to present a fictional digital marketing concept.

Why choose the Digital Marketing Fundamentals short course?

Our Digital Marketing Fundamentals short course offers maximum flexibility, academic excellence and practical skill transfer.

Delivered over 10 weeks as evening courses, from our Central London location, means the course works around most schedules.

Course Information

Start DateStart TimeDurationCostCourse CodeApply
Monday 2 October 2017 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £440.00 CS1794 Apply Now
Monday 15 January 2018 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £440.00 CS1794 Apply Now
Wednesday 17 January 2018 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £440.00 CS1794 Apply Now
Monday 30 April 2018 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £440.00 CS1794 Apply Now
Wednesday 2 May 2018 18:30 - 20:30 10 weekly classes £440.00 CS1794 Apply Now

Tutor Info

Martin Deal holds an MBA and has been teaching at City, University of London for the past nine years. He has extensive experience of working with owners/managers of small business enterprises. He runs his own companies and advises small businesses on many aspects of business including the use of Digital Technology and Marketing techniques.


This is an introductory level course, so no prior experience of digital marketing is necessary, although it may be beneficial.

English Requirements

Applicants must be proficient in written and spoken English.

What will I learn?

  • Understand how to undertake market research and construct a marketing plan;
  • Understand how to create and establish an online identity;
  • Appreciate how to plan web design and presence to identify how to establish on line sales and customer support;
  • Recognise electronic and mortar marketing techniques and principles.

If you require copies of the detailed course schema, please email


Teaching and Assessment

Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, class room activities, questions and answers sessions as guided by your tutor.

Recommended Reading


Professional bodies




  • Kotler, P. (2001) Kotler on Marketing, Free Press

Digital Age/Internet

  • Castells, M. (2002) The Internet Galaxy: Reflexions on the Internet, Business and Society, Oxford University Press
  • Negroponte, N. (2000) Being Digital, Vintage Books


  • Chaston, I. (2001) e-Marketing Strategy, McGraw-Hill Publishing
  • Haig, M. (2001) The e-Marketing Handbook, Kogan Page
  • Hanson, W. (2000) Principles of Internet Marketing, South-Western Publishing
  • Kotler, P., Postma, P. (1998) New Marketing Era: Marketing to the Imagination in a Technology Driven World, McGraw-Hill Education
  • McDonald, M., Wilson, H. (2002) New Marketing: Drive the Digital Market or it will drive you, Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Richardson, P. (2001) Internet Marketing: Readings and Online Resources, McGraw-Hill International Edition
  • Smith, P.R., Chaffey, D. (2005) E-marketing Excellence, Second Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann

Relationship Marketing

  • Don Peppers and Rogers (Martha Rogers)


  • Goldenberg, B.J. (2002) CRM Automation, Prentice Hall
  • Greenberg, P. (2004) CRM at the speed of light, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill Osborne

Please note that later editions may be available. Further resources will be recommended by the tutor.

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