This course is suitable for students from any discipline, except those who have previously studied a significant amount of marketing, who are looking to develop their existing knowledge and understanding of marketing in theory and practice.
The course provides students with a comprehensive overview of marketing, leading to careers in marketing or to further academic research and is one of only a few marketing courses in the UK that is accredited by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for a Dual Award.
With this Dual Award you have the opportunity to work towards achieving the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing as part of your degree programme, enabling you to graduate with an enhanced qualification that is much sought after by employers.
Faculty members offer expertise for dissertation supervision in services marketing (financial services, travel and tourism), international marketing, consumer behaviour, not for profit marketing, relationship marketing, consumption and marketing strategy.
Recent graduate Jiyao Xun, credits the course in helping him find a career in Brand Management. After enjoying a successful trainee placement with the Tesco marketing and advertising department, he plans to return to Tesco's head office in Shanghai as a junior brand manager.
'The course excelled in giving me both theoretical and practical perspectives. It gave me an edge in getting one of only two trainee marketing positions on Tesco's first international graduate programme.
I benefitted significantly from the course as I believe it taught me how to dream big, grow from failure and achieve success. I'd never have got where I am without the preparation I received through my studies at the Business School'.
I chose Nottingham to continue my studies due to its reputation as a leading UK business school, promising me the opportunity to progress academically.
The city of Nottingham itself was also an attraction. Its vibrant and diverse offerings cover all interests, and provide a location which can be both lively and relaxing.
The MA in Marketing has offered a balance of theoretical and practical components, which in combination have allowed me to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the materials covered. This has been very interesting and insightful to me both academically and in preparation for my future career in marketing.
After completing this course I hope to become a business advisor for a company close to my home town which specialises in supporting new business ventures.
Nottingham University Business School MSc Scholarships
Nottingham University Business School has a significant amount of scholarship funding available for Business School MSc students starting in September 2016. To be eligible for a 20% award, students need to have a current overall average of 65% (or overseas equivalent).Students with a current overall average of 80% (or overseas equivalent) will be automatically considered for a Nottingham University Business School ‘Elite Scholarship’ of between 75 – 100% and will be considered at the point of offer.Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
Value of Scholarship(s)
20-100% of the MSc course tuition fee
Open to UK/EU/overseas candidates. Have been offered a place on the MSc programme for entry in 2016.
For more information about scholarships and how to apply, please contact Wendy Bull at [email protected]
2:1 honours degree (or international equivalent) in any discipline including business/management. This course is not suitable for students who have previously studied a significant amount of marketing. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each element
Recipient: University of Nottingham
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