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Marketing MSc by distance learning

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Leicester

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    MAY-21, AUG-21, NOV-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Course description

This MSc in Marketing will increase your understanding of marketing theories and concepts whilst developing the skills you need to be a successful leader in a complex and dynamic global marketplace.

You will gain a deeper insight into marketing across a range of business contexts including the consumer, industrial, financial, service, profit and not-for-profit sectors.

The course will equip you with current and emerging theories that inform or comment upon the practices of marketing. It will challenge and develop your ability to critically evaluate and apply new marketing concepts and practices. By taking the MSc you will be learning in a stimulating and intellectually demanding environment, in which you will engage with academic literature, case studies, whilst reflecting on marketing issues within an international context.

This degree will develop your ability to analyse and evaluate problems and make sound strategic decisions in your professional role. The skills and knowledge gained during the course will enable you to develop your professional role or move into further study and academic work in this area.

Distance learning gives you the flexibility to fit your study around existing commitments and enhance your career prospects without having to leave employment.

Teaching

As a distance learning student you will receive support throughout the course from a group of dedicated academic mentors and module tutors.

You will use module study books - available in hard copy and electronically - and Blackboard, our virtual learning environment. This will give you online access to materials to support each module, discussions forums hosted by module tutors and chat rooms where you can network with fellow students.

Assessment

You will be assessed at the end of each module either by an exam or written assignment which is usually between 3,000 to 4,000 words. Your final piece of work, the dissertation, is 15,000 words.

Careers and employability

Our Business, Management and Human Resources courses have been developed with the professional in mind and offer many opportunities for career enhancement.

Studying for a distance learning qualification can help your career prospects- you will gain the deeper knowledge and high-end skills that will set you apart. Studying with us gives a clear signal to employers. It demonstrates that you have the spark, ambition and commitment to take your career to the next level. Your employer will also benefit directly from your newly acquired understanding and capabilities.

By taking the MSc in Marketing, you will acquire the latest academic and professional knowledge in the areas of marketing theory, consumer behaviour, market research, branding and communication, which will enhance your professional development and career prospects.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 10,140overall cost

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

University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    38th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    139 68%

    20th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.60 72%

    79th

    13

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