OXFORD, England, March 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Results released this week by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) show that Oxford College of Marketing students who took exams in December 2009 achieved on the Professional Diploma in Marketing the following pass rates:

Marketing Planning 96% ( average CIM pass rate only 53%), Marketing Research Information 94% (average CIM pass rates 53%) Marketing Communications 93% ( average CIM pass rates 46) and Marketing Management in Practice 91% ( average CIM pass rates 52%).

Results for the new Professional Diploma and Professional Post Graduate exams were also very good - 100% pass rate. The NEW Chartered Institute of Marketing courses are a great success.

With over 50,000 members and a presence in over 130 countries worldwide, the CIM is the world's largest professional marketing body. The CIM sets the standards for marketers, helping people to develop skills that are recognized, relevant and applicable to any business.

Oxford College of Marketing offers all levels of the CIM and CAM qualifications - including the new Digital courses.

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About Oxford College of Marketing

Oxford College of Marketing is one of the largest CIM accredited Marketing Colleges in the UK, with study centres in London, Croydon, Gatwick, Uxbridge ,Birmingham, Milton Keynes, High Wycombe, Liverpool, Reading, Brighton, Sheffield, and of course Oxford. The College has been running qualification Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) courses since 1997, with superb student results. Oxford College of Marketing offers CIM Introductory Certificate, Professional Certificate, Diploma and Chartered Postgraduate Diploma, CAM Diploma in Marketing Communications, Marketing Digital Media and Managing Digital Media qualifications through a number of study options, including distance learning, as well as short and one-day marketing courses and tailored in-house training programmes.

SOURCE: Oxford College of Marketing Ltd

CONTACT: For more information about the Oxford College of Marketing,please contact: Jane Young on +44(0)1865-515255; emailjaney@oxfordcollegeofmarketing.ac.uk