Master Marketing and Management
Different countries and cultures bring their own set of challenges in terms of marketing. So introducing a product or service needs sensitivity, understanding and respect. This MSc is open to graduates from all disciplines who are interested in a career in the lively world of international marketing. You will explore all the up-to-date thinking, theories, principles and practice of the discipline.
Recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing, this programme is run and supported by experienced academics and marketing practitioners. Globally renowned for their expertise, they will give you significant insights into key areas of international marketing, including brand marketing; advertising; e-marketing; and innovation and strategy.
A good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent.
We accept a range of qualifications from different countries – learn more about international entry requirements
English language scores of 7.0 IELTS (no less than 6.5 in any band), 95 TOEFL (with no less than 22 in any band), or 67 (in all skills) Pearson Academic Test of English are required.
This is a conversion programme for applicants without previous knowledge or experience in marketing, but who wish to particularly explore the theory, principles and practice of marketing in the context of a global market environment and the challenges of marketing across countries and cultures.
By the end of this 12-month programme, you will have acquired a high standard of knowledge in the principles, theoretical concepts and practice of international marketing. You will study core modules such as Marketing Management, Marketing Research, International Marketing Context, Cross-Cultural Communication, International Marketing Strategy in addition to a range of specialist electives. We will help you further develop a range of personal skills which will be of great value for an international marketing career - including skills in cross-cultural communication, managing research projects, presentations, critiquing literature, problem-solving and team work. You will also undertake a substantial research dissertation on an international marketing topic of your choice.
Contemporary Issues in International Marketing (10 credits)
Cross-Cultural Communication (10 credits)
International Marketing Strategy (20 credits)
Marketing Management (20 credits)
Marketing Research (20 credits)
Research Dissertation (60 credits)
The International Marketing Context (10 credits)
Choose 30 credits from the following:
Business to Business Relationships (10 credits)
Marketing Communications (10 credits)
Product and Innovation Management (10 credits)
Retail Marketing (10 credits)
Services Marketing (10 credits)
Strategic Brand Management (10 credits)
Strategic Environmental Sustainability (10 credits)
Recent graduates from our two conversion programmes (MSc Marketing and MSc International Marketing) have gone on to work in a wide range of careers in companies such as Microsoft, Ogilvy & Mather, American Express, Accenture, Whitbread, Beiersdorf, DaimlerChrysler, AstraZeneca, Tesco, AC Nielsen, Mazda Motors, Leo Burnett, Nissan, both in the UK and in their home country for returning international students