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Branding and Advertising, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
Whether you want to work for a major international brand or an innovative creative agency, our popular MSc Branding and Advertising degree will help you develop into an effective marketing communications professional.

About

The course is aimed at students from a range of backgrounds, who want to specialise in branding and marketing communications. You will develop skills and learn from leading-edge theories, tools and techniques you'll need to operate at a strategic and tactical level within global marketing.

This course will give you an exciting and stimulating opportunity to reflect on how organisations can rise to the communications challenges of the 21st Century.

Created in close consultation with senior marketing professionals and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), our course will develop the skills that are sought after by today’s marketing employers. When you successfully complete your MSc Branding and Advertising degree, you'll have the opportunity to gain an extra qualification, the Level 4 Certificate in Professional Marketing.

Accreditation

Accredited by: CIM.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Marketing
  • The Customer Experience
  • Strategic Marketing and the Global Environment
  • Branding and Corporate Reputation Management
  • Driving Marketing Communications
  • Contemporary Perspectives in Customer Engagement
  • Consultancy Experience Project
  • Internship Experience Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

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).

  • You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (2.2 or above).
  • All applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the subject they wish to study and should demonstrate how their chosen programme of study will benefit them in their future career.
  • One academic reference is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Nottingham Business School is delighted to offer a number of competitive Dean's Masters Scholarships for Academic Excellence for eligible courses starting in September 2016 and January 2017.

These prestigious scholarships are available to students from the United Kingdom and are worth up to the value of half the tuition fee. The scholarships will be available in the form of a tuition fee reduction. If you are successful in your scholarship application you will be invited to join our exclusive Scholarship Winner's Ambassador Scheme when you enrol on your course.

Please note, if you have been made an offer of a place to study on a two year full-time Masters course which incorporates a year-long work placement, the maximum scholarship awarded will not exceed half the Year One tuition fee. The full value of the scholarship will be applied to your tuition fee before you enrol on Year One of the course.

Nottingham Business School is pleased to offer a 25% tuition fee reduction if you are an existing final year NTU undergraduate student, or a postgraduate or professional student studying at the City site, Clifton campus or Brackenhurst campus and you progress directly onto an eligible course within Nottingham Business School, or if you have studied a full-time or part-time undergraduate, postgraduate or professional course at the University (on the City site, Clifton campus or Brackenhurst campus) and graduated from the University at any time after 1 July 2011.

You must also have accepted an offer of a place to study on an eligible course at Nottingham Business School starting between September 2016 and August 2017. You do not need to apply for the discount as it will automatically be deducted from your fee before enrolment.

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