Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Marketing Communications

The course provides the practical skills needed to develop a career in the different sectors of the marketing communications industry, whilst enabling students to develop their own areas of interest of a particular aspect of the industry to a Master�s level. Students provide live briefs and participate in debates and events on new and emerging issues, run by the advertising and marketing societies, which are affiliated to the institute of practitioners in advertising and the chartered institute of marketing. Applicants study the diverse nature marketing communications from the TV commercial, national newspaper press releases, live street theatre, to getting the brand mentioned in a feature film, and setting up a digital TV channel.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2.1 Honours degree. Comparable qualifications, for example the CIM Postgraduate Diploma or the CIM Professional Diploma, or at least 4 years of relevant work experience, will also be considered. Applicants must also be competent in English and maths.

Course modules

International marketing; markets and strategy; markets and strategy; effective marketing communications; marketing research and analysis; consumer behaviour and culture; media communications; managing the marketing communications process; digital marketing communications; supply chain forecasting and planning; brand strategy; consultancy project; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based upon both academic understanding and practical work, the latter often involving work on live agency projects. Dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 7,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
High Wycombe Campus High Wycombe HP11 2JZ South East

Key information

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