• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

On this Marketing degree course at University of Portsmouth, you'll sharpen your marketing skills, improve your understanding of marketing principles and theories, and study effective marketing practice. You'll take your previous studies and experience to postgraduate level and graduate with a Master's degree that will help you stand out from the competition.

And you'll gain expert knowledge and provable skills that'll help you make ambitious moves in your career – whether you're starting out or preparing for more senior roles.

What you will experience?

On this course you'll:

  • Learn from expert staff and visiting speakers, all with professional experience in marketing
  • Explore marketing concepts and practices, marketing analysis and decision-making, and strategic marketing management
  • Unpack contemporary issues, such as digital marketing and the impact of social media, sustainability, crisis management and the relationship between marketing and sales
  • Apply live case studies to your coursework through our links with the industry
  • Work in teams on the Market2win simulation software, and hone your strategic decision-making
  • Develop your skills in critical appraisal, team working, debating, writing, research and presentation
  • Complete your own research project on a subject of your choice
  • Use the extensive facilities available in our library, including 24/7 access to electronic resources such as ejournals and newspapers

Career

Marketing is a highly competitive field, but when you graduate from our MA Marketing degree course, you'll have the skills, credibility and confidence to stand out from the crowd and take on ambitious roles.

You'll be qualified to work in fields such as advertising, financial services, airlines, manufacturing, textiles and market research.

Other career opportunities include:

  • Business development
  • Direct marketing
  • Digital marketing
  • Marketing communications
  • Sales

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) Programme Accreditation System (EPAS).Accredited under the CIM Multi-Award Pathway (MAP), providing students with the opportunity to obtain a professional qualification and CIM membership (subject to payment of exam and membership fees by students). Additionally, this course meet the qualification criterion for advanced entry exemptions into the 'Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing' from the CIM. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Essentials of Marketing
  • Marketing Analysis and Decision
  • Contemporary Issues in Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Dissertation

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • More details: Make your application as soon as possible.
          • 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 30 months
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus
          • More information Go to the programme website

          English Language Requirements

          You need the following IELTS score:

          • 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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          General Requirements

          • A second-class honours degree, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications, such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing Diploma in Marketing.
          • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            14000 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 14000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          • EU/EEA

            7700 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Portsmouth

          • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
            Living Costs

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

          Funding

          Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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