Marketing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    19500
    Tuition (Year)
    11000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The MSc in Marketing is designed for students with some academic background in Marketing and Management Studies who want to enrich and extend their existing knowledge. It is one of only a few marketing courses in the UK that is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for a Dual Award.

About

Thanks to a partnership with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), we now offer students the opportunity to complete the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing alongside their MSc studies at no extra cost.

This means that you will graduate with two internationally recognised professional qualifications: an MSc in Marketing from a leading university business school, and a diploma from one of the world’s foremost professional bodies for marketing.

Many employers require this for a career in marketing and communications. It is a real benefit for our students in today’s competitive jobs market and clearly demonstrates your commitment to a career in marketing. The CIM diploma is delivered by Cambridge Marketing College.

This course is suitable for students from any discipline, including business and management, except those who have previously studied a significant amount of marketing. It offers first-class teaching that is practically focused and grounded in the latest ideas and principles in marketing practice. We work with prominent organisations and industry to ensure that teaching remains relevant to employers.

You will study marketing in an international context , reinforced by the international mix of our student population. Our Marketing Division is one of the largest in the UK with an impressive international research profile and record of quality teaching. The course is designed to address the need for academic rigour and an appreciation of practical issues in marketing.

You will benefit from our unique focus on depth over breadth. By studying fewer modules in greater depth, you will develop your understanding of key areas in consumption and consumer behaviour, service, international, not-for-profit, relationship and business to business marketing, and marketing strategy.

Our approach allows for small group teaching to reinforce the core seminar sessions - something you will not find everywhere. You will have the opportunity to learn from guest speakers and participate in industry placements and field trips.

After graduating, you can choose to continue your studies with the CIM and, with appropriate employment experience in a marketing related role, gain full member status (MCIM) and become a Chartered Marketer.

The Chartered Institute of Marketing is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners.

The University of Nottingham has joined forces with the CIM to give students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and map alongside our own degrees which ensures we are equipping students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career.

Programme Structure

Semester one
  • Consumer Behaviour and Consumption
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Research and Analytics
  • Strategic Marketing in the Digital Economy
Semester two
  • Research Methods

At least two from:

  • Branding and Marketing Communications
  • Contemporary Theories in Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • New Product/Service Development & Management

And a further one from:

  • Contemporary Developments in HRM/OB
  • E-Business
  • Innovation Management
  • Launching New Ventures
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Tourism and Sustainability
Summer

12,000-15,000 word Marketing dissertation or Marketing Project.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent.

Student Visa

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 19500 International
  • GBP 11000 EU/EEA

Funding

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