Oxford Brookes University

Marketing

The MSc Marketing gives you a strong foundation in marketing theory and practice. With live case-studies, consultancy projects and skills workshops we encourage an innovative and creative approach to your learning. You will combine theory and practice to develop the key transferable skills that employers are looking for. You also have the opportunity of an eight-month paid work placement in a marketing role or you can complete either a dissertation or work-based project. We aim to and give you a wealth of knowledge in marketing management so you gain an understanding of customer behaviours and expectations, and the variety of channels used to interact with customers; analysing marketing data; devising marketing strategy for global brands and organisations. We help you develop the decision-making skills and rationale to devise marketing plans and communications. With a range of specialist modules to choose from you can develop an area of marketing expertise, giving you even further career options. Please note the FT MSC 17 month option includes the Sandwich with industrial placement year. For January starters this will take 20 months in total.

Entry requirements

The programme is designed to attract students from a wide range of backgrounds, disciplines and nationalities. Applicants are welcome from any academic discipline. Admission is normally open to those with:

a minimum of a good second-class honours degree;
or equivalent overseas degree from a recognised institution;
or equivalent professional or other qualification.
Those who do not meet any of the above criteria may be eligible for entry, provided they have compensatory work experience. This should include, in particular, further professional training and accreditation and the demonstration of appropriate career development. Please note the FT MSC 17 month option includes the Sandwich with industrial placement year. For January starters this will take 20 months in total.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2016 - 17 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement January 2017 - 17 months
MSc Part-time January 2017 - 24 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MSc Sandwich including industrial placement September 2017 - 17 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wheatley Campus Oxford OX33 1HX South East

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