Our CIM-accredited Marketing (Digital Marketing) MSc is designed for those seeking to develop their knowledge of digital marketing and e-commerce at an advanced level, preparing you for a career in marketing, advertising or social media.
On the course, you will:
• Develop the skills and knowledge necessary to manage digital marketing campaigns within a modern marketing communications mix
• Examine the range of digital marketing channels and contextualise emerging digital marketing opportunities
• Hear guest speakers from the digital marketing industry discuss best practice in email, mobile, social media, SEO and digital strategy.
Scholarships are available for this course. Please click the link below for more information. https://www.brighton.ac.uk/studying-here/fees-and-finance/postgraduate/index.aspx
The course is organised into three-hour blocks of teaching and seminar activities, which are based on specialist reading, research and case studies. Modules are assessed through essays, reports, group work, presentations and examinations.
All of our Marketing MSc courses share six core modules. This specialist route includes one subject-specific module (Digital Marketing), but also shares a range of optional modules which enable you to tailor the course to your own interests and career aspirations.
In the final phase of the course, you will complete a 15,000-word dissertation on a marketing topic of your choice, which will require you to make recommendations for real-life marketing practice. Throughout your dissertation, you will receive support from a supervisor who will help to guide you in your research.
You will learn through a combination of structured teaching and independent study and research. Modules will be assessed with a mixture of essays, reports, group work, presentations and examinations.
Students select six core modules and select one optional module.
Moving to Masters
Critical Developments in Marketing Theory and Practice
Marketing Planning and Strategy
Marketing Research I: quantitative methods
Marketing Research II: qualitative methods
Branding and Communications
New Product Development
Please see the website for more information: https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/study/marketing-digital-marketing-msc-pgcert-pgdip.aspx
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the world's largest organisation for professional marketers. The CIM have awarded the course Multiple Award Pathway status, which means that you will have a number of exemptions from CIM qualifications.
CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers and – alongside our Marketing MSc – will ensure that you are equipped with the best education for a successful marketing career.
You will be entitled to free CIM affiliate-level membership, giving you access to a range of benefits and services. CIM membership is a clear demonstration of your commitment to ongoing professional development.
Membership benefits include:
•The Marketer – the members' magazine
•Studying Member e-news
•Learning Zone website – study resources
•Marketing library and online archive resources
Professional Certificate in Marketing
The course consists of four units, two of which will be exempted:
• Marketing Essentials (exempt)
• Marketing Information and Research (exempt)
• Assessing the Marketing Environment
• Stakeholder Marketing
Professional Diploma in Marketing
The course consists of four units, two of which will be exempted:
• Marketing Planning Process (exempt)
• Delivering Customer Value through Marketing (exempt)
• Managing Marketing
• Project Management in Marketing
Diploma in Digital Marketing
This course consists of three units, one of which will be exempted:
• Marketing and Consumer Behaviour (exempt)
• Digital Marketing Essentials
• Digital Marketing Planning
Brighton's digital industry
Home to over 1,000 companies in the digital sector, Brighton is one of the UK's leading centres of creative media technology and the council have recently invested £10million in a state-of-the-art digital hub.
Brighton Digital Festival is a month-long celebration of digital culture and runs throughout September of every year. In 2013, the festival drew 41,000 people to 175 events that included coding workshops, motion capture performances and 3D printing installations.
WiredSussex are a locally based membership organisation for companies and individuals working in the digital sector. They offer internship services and a doorway to job opportunities across the city.
International Study Exchange
Through our partnership with MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business you have the opportunity to gain an international perspective to your studies. On our study exchange programme you would join MIP’s International Master in Multichannel Marketing Management course, which is taught in English.
You will be able to choose from a range of modules including Design & Marketing: the Italian way in different sectors including for example Design, Fashion and Furniture, Automotive, Wine and Sports Marketing.
Most of our tutors worked in industry before joining the university and continue to consult for corporate firms, which allows them to integrate the latest commercial developments into our courses. They are also active researchers at the forefront of marketing theory.
Industry representatives advise on the content and development of our courses and contribute to teaching as guest lecturers. Their talks help to bring classroom theory to life by sharing real-world case studies, results and pitfalls.
You will learn transferable skills in research, presentations, group work and conflict resolution, all of which are highly sought after in today's highly competitive job market.
Class sizes are small enough for there to be a personal and friendly atmosphere where staff know students by name and can closely monitor their progress.
Careers and employability
Digital media and marketing has grown into a multi-billion pound industry. As demand for digital marketing has grown, so has the number of specialist digital jobs in companies and agencies.
This course is ideal for potential marketing professionals and digital marketing specialists.
Graduates are likely to be able to choose from a wide variety of marketing careers, from those traditionally associated with marketing (such as advertising, direct marketing, event management, market research, public relations and sales) to specialist digital marketing roles such as:
• Analytics Manager
• CRM (Customer Relationship Marketing) and email marketing Manager
• Digital Agency Account Manager and Sales Director
• Digital Marketing Manager and Web Manager
• Ecommerce Manager
• PPC (Pay Per Click) Search Manager
• Search Manager / SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) Manager
• Social Media Manager or Community Manager
• Web Developer and Web Designer
Beepurple is the university’s entrepreneurship support network. They offer free support any student or graduate with their business ideas, freelance plan or social enterprise project.
Beepurple run events throughout the throughout the academic year, designed to equip you with key skills that will improve your employability and help you grow a successful business. By taking part in their activities and events, you will meet like-minded people, hear how other graduates set up their own businesses and gain key enterprise skills that will help you stand out from the crowd.
For more information visit http://www.beepurple.co.uk