Marketing & Social Media Management

Course Aim

Marketing and Social Media professionals play a vital role in today’s ever-changing corporate sector. Social media is the “go-to” destination for many businesses to showcase their products and services to reach customers. Learn how to maximise the business opportunities which powerful social media platforms provide with up to date business skills and expertise.


Course Modules

  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Practice
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Behavioural Studies
  • Work Experience
  • Applied Economics
  • Communication
  • Desktop Publishing (elective)
  • Spreadsheets
  • Accounting Manual and Computerised



5M2069 QQI Level 5 Marketing


Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Progression To Degrees

DkIT | Digital Marketing, Communications & PR/ Business & Management | Level 7
DCU | Business & Law/Marketing, Innovation and Technology | Level 8
GMIT | Marketing and Sales | Level 7
Maynooth University | Marketing| Level 8
TU Dublin | Marketing Innovation and Technology | Level 8
TCD | Global Business | Level 8


Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Social Media Business Management | Independent Marketing Consultancy | Marketing Agencies | Digital marketing | Sales | Advertising | Public Relations | Market Research Entrepreneurship | Business Management


I have recently been accepted onto a Bachelor of Commerce Degree programme in Curtin University (Western Australia). The one-year Digital Marketing course in OFI helped me confirm that this career pathway was right for me. I really enjoyed studying Marketing, Social Media and Advertising and applying creative, original approaches to promote businesses/events. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in OFI and I would definitely recommend the Digital Marketing programme to others.

Caitlin Keenan
Caitlin Keenan
Digital Marketing Course Graduate, 2018

2020-21 Course Fees

  • Enrolment Fee
  • Student Registration
  • PLC Government Levy
  • Exam Fees
  • Specialist Course Fees


Note - Some courses may require the learner to purchase relevant industry-specific material for their own use which may not be included in the list of course fees.

€30 of Enrolment Fees are Non-Refundable. All fees subject to change.

Fee Exemptions

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the PLC Government Levy:

  • Medical Card/SUSI Grant/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from PLC Government Levy. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.

  • Medical Card/Back to Education Allowance Holders may be exempted from QQI Exam Fees. Documentary Evidence must be presented immediately to avail of such exemptions.

Fee Payments

All fees must be paid online with a Credit/Debit card in advance of course commencement on 7th September 2020. Fees are subject to change. Please note that no refunds will be made by OFI after Friday 2nd October 2020. All requests for refunds must be made by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 



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