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Marketing (Distance learning)

University of Leicester

30 months
4056 GBP/year
4056 GBP/year
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This MSc in Marketing (Distance learning) offered at the University of Leicester is for you if you want the flexibility of distance learning whilst gaining an advanced understanding of how markets work, increasing your effectiveness as a marketing professional or enabling you to continue on to further academic study or research.


You will gain a deeper insight into marketing across a range of business contexts including the consumer, industrial, financial, service, profit and not-for-profit sectors.

The Marketing (Distance learning) course offered at the University of Leicester will equip you with current and emerging theories that inform or comment upon the practices of marketing. It will challenge and develop your ability to critically evaluate and apply new marketing concepts and practices. By taking the MSc you will be learning in a stimulating and intellectually demanding environment, in which you will engage with academic literature, case studies, whilst reflecting on marketing issues within an international context.

This degree will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate problems and make sound strategic decisions in your professional role. The skills and knowledge gained during the course will enable you to develop your professional role or move into further study and academic work in this area.

Careers and employability

Our Business, Management and Human Resources courses have been developed with the professional in mind and offer many opportunities for career enhancement. Our courses are both intellectually stimulating and relevant to career needs, a fact endorsed by over 20,000 School of Business graduates from about 100 countries.

Studying for a distance learning qualification can help your career prospects – you will gain the deeper knowledge and high-end skills that will set you apart. Studying with us gives a clear signal to employers. It demonstrates that you have the spark, ambition and commitment to take your career to the next level. Your employer will also benefit directly from your newly acquired understanding and capabilities.


The University of Leicester has joined forces with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to gives students the opportunity to gain professional qualification through the CIM Graduate Gateway.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Knowledge and Skills
  • Principles and Practices of Marketing
  • Marketing Theory
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Marketing Research
  • Product Policy and Innovation
  • Branding and Communications
  • Research Methods
  • Business-to-Business Marketing and Supply Chain Management
  • International Marketing
  • Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good second class honours degree from a British university, or its equivalent
  • Or a postgraduate diploma from a recognised institution
  • Or a relevant graduate level professional qualification alongside substantial relevant work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4056 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10140 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4056 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10140 GBP for the full programme during 30 months.


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