Oxford Brookes University

Marketing, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    14590 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    8320 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language

About

Why choose this Marketing course at Oxford Brookes University?

  • Employability: This course helps you develop academically and professionally through professional skills workshops held throughout the course. This enhances your future employment prospects. Oxford Brookes is also recognised as an exam centre for the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM). You can access the IDM's resources and job website. By focusing on the digital aspects of marketing you will be prepared for a range of careers including customer relationship management and direct marketing.
  • Teaching and Learning: Oxford Brookes University Business School offers a great environment for studying Marketing. We have a track record of excellence in teaching, learning and research and you will be supported in your studies and beyond. Oxford Brookes University Business School received the top award from the Higher Education Funding council for England to become a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
  • Experiences: Our course is interactive and social. We provide you with the chance to bond with your classmates and get to know your new surroundings. One way in which we do this is through the GPS Oxford Challenge. You will search Oxford for clues and tasks, earning points for completing the challenges on the tablet device, with the winning team announced at the end of the day.
  • Oxford Location: Oxford offers everything you could want as a student and more. As one of the world’s great centres of learning, it is a bustling and stunning cosmopolitan city full of history and beautiful buildings. Located just over an hour from the hub of business life in London with easy access to international airports, you'll be at the heart of the UK's most successful economic region. Oxford will provide you with a host of learning and employment opportunities with a range of internships and graduate jobs available.
  • Student support: As a student you will be assigned to an Academic Adviser who will provide both academic and personal support. Student Support Co-ordinators provide guidance for your course and university-wide administrative issues. They organise a range of events to help you adjust to postgraduate study and are able to help you get advice about any issues you may have during your studies.
Careers
  • Our Graduates are employed in marketing roles throughout the world, these include jobs in media, digital, brand and communications agencies, and in-house marketing management positions in areas as diverse as fast moving consumer goods, retail, hospitality, travel, publishing and manufacturing. Current employers include Johnson & Johnson, Hitachi, DK, Avis, and PWC, as well as a number of small and medium sized ‘digital’ agencies. 
  • Examples of our graduates’ positions in digital marketing include: marketing managers, marketing planners, brand managers, corporate communication managers and social media community managers. In addition, some of our students go on to start their own companies.
  • We have strong relationships with companies in a range of industries. These relationships inform the programme design and delivery, and provide opportunities for placements and employment. 
  • In addition to the professional career development support provided within the programme, the University has an active and enthusiastic Careers Service. This service helps you gain the ‘competitive edge’ when applying for jobs by offering help with CVs, and mock assessment centres and interviews.

Programme Structure

Compulsory Modules

  • Introduction to the Principles of Marketing
  • Understanding Customer Behaviour
  • Professional and Academic Development
  • Research Methods for Events and Marketing
  • Global Marketing Strategy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website
Check if you match the admission requirements

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower 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).

Entry requirements

The programme is designed to attract students from a wide range of backgrounds, disciplines and nationalities. Applicants are welcome from any academic discipline. Admission is normally open to those with:

  • a minimum of a second-class honours degree
  • or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution
  • or equivalent professional or other qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14590 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8320 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8320 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Home/EU - part time fee:5,100
  • Home/EU - sandwich fee:8,320 (year 1) no fee to pay for placement in year 2.
  • International - sandwich fee: 14,590 (year 1) no fee to pay for placement in year 2.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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