Marketing Top-Up, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
The MA Marketing Top-Up is specifically for marketing professionals who are looking to build on their existing postgraduate qualifications and experience to obtain a Master’s level qualification.


It offers the opportunity to meet your continuing professional requirements as a marketing practitioner and enrich your career prospects. In addition to providing academic insight and practical application in critical areas of marketing today, the course is also designed to enhance your approach to strategic management and, through the dissertation, provide the opportunity to research an aspect of marketing of particular interest to you.

Programme Structure

  • Strategic Digital Marketing
  • International Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 12 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements

The basic requirement to come onto the programme you need a 60 credit level 7 marketing qualification awarded by a recognised marketing body (including but not limited to the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Market Research Society or the Institute of Direct Marketing);  or a level 7 management qualification with a significant marketing element. If you also have relevant experience or postgraduate qualifications additional credit may be awarded which will reduce the number of modules that you will need to study and so can reduce the length of study to 12 months.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 2880 International
  • GBP 2880 National


Money is often the biggest concern for people entering higher education. However, students may be eligible to apply for support towards their tuition fees and living costs from a variety of sources. These include the University of Northampton's scholarships, bursaries and awards as well as a range of support from the Government (such as Student Finance loans, NHS bursaries,disabled students allowance and childcare support). Please note that a student's eligibility to receive funding will depend on them meeting certain criteria which may include course, residency status, household income and previous higher education study. As well as funding from loans and grants, students may be eligible to receive either a discount or an exemption from paying council tax and assistance with paying healthcare costs.

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