University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews


The course is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in business, management or a related discipline and combines solid academic enquiry with the key subject knowledge required by marketing professionals. It explores marketing issues both domestically and internationally and enables students to learn to think critically and strategically while taking account of an organisation�s stakeholders.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 degree or equivalent in a business related programme or a good degree with 2 or more years organisational experience. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0, or TOEFL IBT of 100.

Course modules

Core modules: Semester 1: Contemporary global issues in management; consuming behaviour and marketing research. Semester 2: Contemporary conceptual issues in management; dialogue and debate in marketing (masterclasses). Whole year module: Dissertation (including research methods preparation). Option modules: Creative marketing communications; entrepreneurship creativity and innovation; ethics, organisations and management; financial systems; international financial management; international marketing; leadership in organisations; managing natural resources; managing people in global markets; marketing and society; non-governmental organisations (NGOs) (critical perspective); risk management; scenario thinking and strategy.

Assessment methods

MLitt: 9 months of ongoing coursework and a supervised project and dissertation of up to 15,000 words.

Sponsorship information

Carnegie-Cameron bursaries; entrant accommodation bursary; Formula Santander Ppostgraduate scholarship; recent graduate discount; Thomas and Margaret Roddan trust bursary.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 9,340 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MLitt Full-time £ 19,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MLitt Full-time £ 9,340 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Secretary
Telephone number: 
01334 462200