This Master's degree offer a strategic perspective on marketing management, a discipline that is increasingly being seen as critical to success in achieving business goals, and as a core function in many organisations. Depending on your choice of modules, your final award could be either Master of Arts (MA) or Master of Science (MSc).
Students on this course are eligible for an Affiliate Professional Membership of Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and access to a range of professional events.
You will develop a strategic perspective and broaden your existing understanding of marketing and its integration into an overall corporate strategy and structure. You will hone your capacity for analysing complex marketing and business situations and reaching decisions on appropriate courses of action. You will also improve your career prospects in marketing and general business areas.
A highlight for many students is the residential weekend organised as part of this course – a weekend away combining presentations and workshops with great opportunities to network and get to know your fellow students.
Students on this course benefit from free access to part of the material on the course reading list.
The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course.
Core modules – MA -DISTRIBUTION AND PRICE MANAGEMENT -INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS IN A DIGITAL AND GLOBAL WORLD -MARKETING CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION -MARKETING DISSERTATION -MARKETING RESEARCH INSIGHTS -PRODUCT AND BRAND MANAGEMENT -STRATEGIC MARKETING IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT -USING CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY TO UNDERSTAND BUYER BEHAVIOUR
Core modules – MSc -DISTRIBUTION AND PRICE MANAGEMENT -INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS IN A DIGITAL AND GLOBAL WORLD -MARKETING DISSERTATION -MARKETING RESEARCH INSIGHTS -PRODUCT AND BRAND MANAGEMENT -QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FOR MARKETING MANAGEMENT -STRATEGIC MARKETING IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT -USING CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY TO UNDERSTAND BUYER BEHAVIOUR
Fast-track marketing management MA/MSc
A fast-track route to the Marketing Management MA qualification is available for holders of the CIM Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (or equivalent). Holders of this qualification will be exempt from all but two modules: -For MA: Marketing Creativity and Innovation Marketing Dissertation -For MSc: Quantitative Analysis for Marketing and Management Marketing Dissertation
The fees will be proportional to the number of credits studied. Dissertation (40 credits) Quantitative Analysis for Marketing Management (20 credits).
All students on our full-time business Masters courses can apply to undertake the PG/MBA Internship Programme Reflective Practitioner Module. This is an 8 week unpaid accredited internship, which can be taken in addition to option modules and will help students to gain invaluable work experience. The internships, which are with London-based organisations, take place during the summer period. To apply, students must submit a completed application form and a copy of their updated CV to the Business Experience Team; the team then shortlist from the applications and conduct group meetings with the applicants.
Ultimately it is up to our internship employers to decide whether they would like to interview the candidate(s) and offer him/her an internship. We have received very positive feedback from both postgraduate students and employers and expect that the internship programme will continue to remain popular amongst our students.
Applicants should normally hold a first degree from a recognised institution (minimum Lower Second Class Honours or international equivalent) and demonstrate interest and motivation in the subject area. Alternative professional qualifications with at least three years' relevant professional experience will also be considered. Directly relevant degree disciplines include business studies, economics, geography, management, and operation research. However students with qualifications in other disciplines such as engineering, environmental sciences, the humanities and languages are also encouraged to apply.
Recipient: University of Westminster
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