Our MSc in Marketing will deepen and advance your understanding of core marketing theories and concepts whilst providing you with a desirable skill-set valued by the marketing industry.
The course differs from many other marketing Masters programmes as it has been designed to:
-Draw on the research interests of the marketing faculty and address the three core elements of marketing today: Marketing to Consumers, Marketing to Businesses and Organizations and Marketing and Society.
-Deepen and advance your understanding of core marketing theories and concepts.
-Balance theory with practical application.
-Systematically develop key business skills including group working skills, project management skills and presentation skills.
-Leverage the expertise of nationally and internationally recognised faculty who have successfully published in the world’s top marketing journals and have many years of practical marketing experience between them.
Our MSc in Marketing is an intensive full-time degree lasting 12 months.
It is divided into two semesters and the summer period which runs from June to September.
During semester 1, all students study the same five core units. Semester 2 is made up of 4 further core units and then you may choose 1 further option.
Semester one, core units:
Marketing and society; Consumer psychology; Marketing to businesses and organisations; Strategic marketing; Advertising theory and practice
Semester two, core units:
Strategic brand management; E-marketing, International marketing across cultures; Research methods for marketing
See our website for the most up-to-date list of core and optional units.
In the final three months of the degree you can choose the dissertation track or practice track.
The dissertation is a 9,000-12,000 word piece of individual research, supervised by a member of faculty. You will plan and execute your own project, using techniques learned throughout the year.
The practice track is a team project that allows you to work with one of our partner organisations to solve a real business challenge. You will apply the theory and skills you have learned to a practical issue and present your work to the company.
We know that an important reason for doing a master's degree is to improve your career prospects.
We have years of experience working with a range of organisations and we will make sure you have access to as many organisations as possible, from day one of your degree. we will also help you to develop the skills needed to achieve your career goals. You will enjoy various timetabled and optional career activities during the year. You'll also have the opportunity to take part in a variety of optional workshops and events designed to improve your CV.
Careers support at Bath :
The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools and a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.
We are currently ranked 1st for Marketing and 2nd for Business and Management in The Complete University Guide 2018
Visit our website to learn about our faculty.
Visit the Marketing (MSc) page on the University of Bath website for more details!