Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management

The Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management provides students with a solid foundation in these two areas. The curriculum contains a special emphasis on the sales and marketing aspects of business and includes a six-month practicum for students to gain invaluable experience in the workplace.

Ashton’s Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management Program incorporates current business concepts and real-life examples to illustrate a worldly view of the corporate sales and marketing environment. The selected courses provide students with knowledge of sales and marketing functions, and practical skills applicable to this setting.


The Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management program provides a solid foundation in sales and marketing skills, using group presentations, role-plays and debates. Our faculty stresses the ability to work effectively in a team-based environment by including group assignments and class discussions. Students are encouraged to share ideas and work together.


Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. A minimum of a high school diploma, 19 years or older at the start of the applicant’s program or course; and
  2. English Language Proficiency Requirements (please see Policy 1002).

For more details, please see our Admissions Policy (Policy 1001).

Program Formats and Duration


This program is delivered in-class from our Vancouver campus.


820 hours (plus a 24-week work term).

Upcoming Dates


Start dates coming soon. Please contact us to be added to the waitlist.

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Course Descriptions

Live Online Students

Ashton College uses web conferencing tools for conducting online classes and online learning management systems for managing resources, assignments, and grades. These tools help instructors and students connect live online as well as asynchronously. The basic requirements for online learning include a computer, webcam, speakers, and a microphone or a headset and headphones, along with a reliable internet connection. Though online learning can be pursued using smartphones and tablets, the use of laptops or desktop computers is encouraged for an enhanced learning experience.


Program Materials

Please note, the program costs do not include the cost of textbooks. Students are responsible for purchasing their textbooks and should note that textbooks may take up to three weeks to be delivered by providers.


Tuition fees for this program are due and payable at least 30 days prior to the cohort start date. Students with guaranteed funding arrangements will be exempt from this requirement provided that they produce documentary proof at least 30 days prior to the cohort start date.

All formats of the program are eligible for Canada Student Loans, other forms of government funding, and bank financing. However, students are responsible for making their own funding arrangements and are advised to contact the relevant funder well in advance of the start date to make an application.

Application and tuition fees for this program are as follows:

  • Application fee: $200 (Domestic Students) or $300 (International Students)
  • Tuition fee (Domestic): $9,100
  • Tuition fee (International): $10,200

Note: Tuition fees do not include the cost of required textbooks.

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