Marketing, M.Sc.

Marketing is designed to position motivated undergraduates and ambitious future business leaders for a successful marketing career. Whether you want to develop a career in the commercial or voluntary sectors or have ambitions to work in a large organisation or family business the MSc Marketing programme from The University of Hertfordshire is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to move you into your chosen specialism.

About

Our dynamic and research active faculty will support you throughout your learning journey to ensure that you graduate with confidence and expertise, ready to face complex and dynamic work environments. And our team of academics, visiting practitioners, career support professionals and alumni will also ensure that you are well connected for the best start on your professional journey.

Why choose this Marketing course at The University of Hertfordshire ?
  • Draw on the research interests of the marketing faculty to address contemporary marketing challenges
  • Balance theory and application with regular opportunities to hear industry speakers and undertake field visits
  • Develop key business skills
  • Take the opportunity to gain additional qualifications from CIM
Careers

This course is designed for those wishing to build a career in marketing across a wide range of specialisms, and in any industry sector.

Whether you are planning to move into a marketing agency role, or work for an in-house marketing team, or whether marketing is just becoming an increasingly significant part of your role, this Master's will give you the expertise to help you excel in your career.

Accreditation

We have accredited status with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), and holders of the Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, which can be taken at the University, can begin at Stage 2 of the course.

Programme Structure

Core Modules
  • Dissertation (Marketing)
  • Dissertation Preparation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 36 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

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: 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).

An honours degree (at least 2:2 or above) in any discipline, a degree equivalent professional qualification or appropriate work experience combined with a relevant qualification.

All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications and grades will be considered:

  • GCSE English language grade A-C
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)
  • Other English language tests are accepted.

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Student Visa

Students from United States of America need a visa in order to study in the United Kingdom.
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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12100 International
  • GBP 6450 EU/EEA
UK/EU Students
  • Part time: If you decide to study this course on a part-time basis you will be charged £540 per 15 credits for the 2017 academic year
International Students
  • Part time: If you decide to study this course on a part-time basis you will be charged £1010 per 15 credits for the 2017 academic year

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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