Advanced Certificate in Digital Marketing and Communication

Become a Digital Marketing expert by specialising in Social Media and Content Marketing, Branding, Marketing Analytics and Public Relations. Start your Digital Marketing journey at Rs. 3,256 per month.

5 out of 6 learners get positive career growth.
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  • 2 Tracks
    Outcome Oriented Curriculum
  • 32-50 Weeks
    Recommended 7-9 hrs/week
  • Jul 30, 2022
    Start Date
  • 300+
    Hiring Partners
  • Overview
  • Tools
  • Certificate
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
  • Specialisation
  • Benefits
  • Careers
  • Fees
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Programme Overview

Key Highlights

  • Certificate from MICA and Meta
  • 15+ Case Studies and Live Projects
  • MICA Executive Alumni Status
  • Video Library with 90+ Tools
  • Fortnightly Coaching by Industry Mentors
  • Personalised Resume Feedback
  • Mock Interviews by Hiring Managers
  • No Cost EMI Option
  • Top Skills You Will learn
    SEO, SEM, Social Media and Content Marketing, Branding, Marketing Analytics
  • Job Opportunities
    Digital Marketing Manager, SEM Manager, SEO Specialist, Social Media and Content Manager, Associate Consultant Business Analyst (Sr.) Associate - Digital Marketing
  • Who Is This Programme For?
    Freshers, Traditional Marketers, Entrepreneurs, Brand and Communication Managers, Sales Professionals
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor's or Equivalent Degree

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects

Digital Marketing Platforms and Tools

Advanced Certificate from MICA and upGrad

Complete all the modules successfully and receive an Advanced Certificate in Digital Marketing and Communication and Executive Alumni Status. Join a vibrant digital marketing community and become part of one of India's top marketing universities.

  • Advanced Certificate from MICA
  • Join MICA executive alumni network
  • Easily shareable across LinkedIn, Naukri, etc.
  • Valedictorian ceremony at the MICA campus
Advanced Certificate from MICA and upGrad
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Learn from India’s top Digital Marketing faculty and industry leaders


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Digital Marketing Landscape
    • 4 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Digital Channels Deep Dive - I
    • 8 Weeks
    • 4 Assignments
  • Digital Channels Deep Dive - II
    • 8 Weeks
    • 3 Assignments
  • Marketing Analytics and Integrated Strategy
    • 3 Weeks
    • 1 Assignments
  • Capstone Project and e-Commerce Bootcamp
    • 3 Weeks
    • 1 Assignment
  • Specialisation in Branding and Communications
    • 6 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Specialisation in Marketing Analytics
    • 6 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Specialisation in Social Media and Content Marketing
    • 4 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • Specialisation in Marketing Communications (Focus on PR)
    • 6 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
  • 200+
    Hours of Learning
  • 15+
    Case Studies and Live Projects
  • 90+
  • 4
  • 2


You can choose one or more specialisations, based on your interest.

  • Branding & Comm.
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Social Media & Content Marketing
  • Marketing Communications - PR
  • Topics Covered

    Branding & Comm.
    • 6 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Fundamentals of Branding
    Brand Engagement Strategy
    Branding for International Markets
    Marketing Communications


    Swiggy Project
    Build an integrated marketing strategy based on Swiggy's wide target audienc...
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  • Topics Covered

    Marketing Analytics
    • 6 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Marketing Data Identification and Collection
    Marketing Data Integration and Exploratory Data Analysis
    Predictive Analytics and Decision Making


    Application of Analytics
    Learn how data-driven decisions are made for Google's telecom clientele.
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  • Topics Covered

    Social Media & Content Marketing
    • 6 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Content Marketing Specialization
    Paid Advertising on Social Media Platforms
    Community Management
    Tools Covered


    Create an end to end content strategy for paid advertising on social media p...
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  • Topics Covered

    Marketing Communications - PR
    • 6 Weeks
    • 2 Assignments
    Integrated Marketing Communication
    Developing Creative Communication
    Public Relations
    Tools Covered


    Pet Grooming Company
    Design an integrated marketing communication for a pet grooming salon.
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Customised Tracks for Sharper Outcomes

Executive Track

Understand DM Basics and setup and run campaigns on 5+ tools. (10-12hrs/week)

Manager Track

Build, run, strategize, analyse and optimise digital marketing campaigns - SEO, SEM, Social Media, etc.

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Industry Projects and Case Studies

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries

  • Run live marketing campaigns
  • Leverage Proof-of-Work during interviews
  • Get mentored by industry experts
  • Star Sports Mauka Mauka
    Choose the best marketing channels based on the revenue generated and conver...
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  • Zivame Project
    Learn how Zivame used email marketing both as a revenue and communication to...
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  • Protinex
    Build a digital branding strategy to help 'Protinex' establish itself as a n...
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    Learn how the brand was able to leverage social media marketing to reduce th...
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  • Create a Blog
    Get your own WordPress blog site up and running. Learn how to optimize it an...
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  • Social Media Marketing Live Project
    Run a 5 day campaign on Facebook Ads Manager and learn how to optimise it.
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  • SEO Audit Live Project
    Create and analyze an SEO audit report and suggest improvement strategies.
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  • SEO Rupee Circle
    Help optimise the company's SEO score through your recommendations.
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  • Bajaj Auto Case Study
    Understand the different parameters involved in building a website pertainin...
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  • Netmeds
    Learn how to set up a search engine marketing campaign on Google Ads through...
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  • Google Ads Search Campaign
    Run a 5 day Google Ad campaign to drive relevant traffic to a website
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  • Email Marketing Live Project
    Design and run an automated email marketing drip campaign
    Learn More
  • Amazon Associates Case Study
    Learn how Amazon used content marketing to build out their affiliate marketi...
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  • Web Analytics Live Project
    Analyse the results of your campaigns and blog on Google Analytics, and pres...
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  • Infidigit
    Infidigit is an agency that specialises in search engine optimisation.
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  • Cult.Fit
    Cult.Fit, was created with the aim to keep its users fit and healthy through...
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  • This is a non-exhaustive list. There are several additional projects included in this hands-on course giving you a real world exposure to digital marketing. To know more, please download the brochure or speak to an admission counselor.
The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Digital Marketing
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement
    Student Support
    • Student support is available 7 days a week, 24*7.
    • You can write to us via or for urgent queries use the " Talk to Us" option on the learn platform.
  • Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
    • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts
  • Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors

Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Program Fee
INR 1,09,045 (Incl. Taxes)*
*Fee for Base Program + 1 Specialisation. Total learning duration - 32 Weeks
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  • Fee for Base Program + 1 Specialisation : INR 1,09,045 (Incl. Taxes) | Duration : 32 Weeks
  • Fee for Base Program + 2 Specialisations : INR 1,26,745 (Incl. Taxes) | Duration : 38 Weeks
  • Fee for Base Program + 3 Specialisations : INR 1,41,495 (Incl. Taxes) | Duration : 44 Weeks
  • Fee for Base Program + 4 Specialisations : INR 1,56,245 (Incl. Taxes) | Duration : 50 Weeks
  • All Program Durations are Total Learning Durations.

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Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

What's Included in the Price
  • Advanced Certificate without Quitting Your Job
  • Executive Alumni Status from MICA
  • Voucher worth $50 for Meta’s “Digital Marketing Associate” certification exam; free of cost
  • Access to live training sessions by Meta Blueprint trainers
  • Hands-on Experience with the Latest Tools
  • Advanced Certificate from MICA
  • Hiring Opportunity from Uber, Genpact, Microsoft, PwC and More
  • No Cost EMI
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