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Marketing (Including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons)

University of Essex

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UCAS CODE: N505

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

BSc Marketing (including foundation year) is open to Home and EU students. It will be suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for the three-year version of this course and you want a programme that increases your subject knowledge as well as improves your academic skills.

This four-year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of study. During your Year Zero, you study four academic subjects relevant to your chosen course as well as a compulsory English language and academic skills module. You will spend Year Zero of your four year degree studying at our Colchester Campus. For your second, third and fourth year of study, you will be based at our Southend Campus.

You are an Essex student from day one, a member of our global community based at the most internationally diverse campus university in the UK.

After successful completion of Year Zero in our Essex Pathways Department, you progress to complete your course with Essex Business School.

This highly practical marketing course combines marketing theory with interactive projects, group work and business simulation games to explore the major issues facing marketers today. We develop your creativity, analytical and strategic decision making skills so you can maximise business performance in fast-moving, digitally connected and international markets.

You study topics such as:

  • digital marketing and social media
  • the principles of markets, marketing and selling
  • marketing strategy and planning
  • services marketing
  • business-to-business marketing
  • consumer behaviour
  • marketing communications

Your future

Skilled marketers are in high demand in the graduate labour market.

Many of our students go on to work in marketing departments or in specialist roles in marketing agencies straight after graduation as Essex Business School prepares you for the world of work from day one.

The BSc Marketing curriculum taught here embeds transferable employability skills in analysis, critical thinking, presentation and communication across all modules.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 84 10

    64th out of 83 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    109 53%

    64th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    72nd

    32
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    111 64%

    59th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    44th

    20

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