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Marketing with a Year in Industry (Jan 2021 start only) BSc (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Bay Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary


Can you picture yourself working for a multinational marketing agency with a household name brand? This degree will distinguish you from the pack as a committed marketing graduate with the dynamic creative skills required to assertively manage marketing on a global, national or local level.

Whether you are seeking to work agency or client side, in the third sector or for your own marketing consultancy, our course equips you everything you need for a career as a marketing practitioner.

Taught on the Bay Campus at a stunning beachside location, the BSc Marketing degree at Swansea University offers a strong grounding in marketing principles and key management disciplines.

By combining your learning of marketing strategy with contemporary topics on consumer behaviour, marketing research, international marketing and digital marketing, you will learn to think critically and make well informed strategic marketing decisions with impact in the real world.

This is the perfect choice if you want to pursue an energising, long and successful career in the field of marketing.


  • Swansea was voted Top in the UK for Business Management and Marketing (Whatuni Awards 2019)
  • Marketing is ranked 16th (Overall) in the UK (Complete University Guide 2021)
  • Ranked in the UK Top 15 for Research Quality (Complete University Guide 2021)
  • 87% of Swansea graduates are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
  • Course structure and content developed in line with CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) certificate in professional marketing
  • An industry collaboration hub hosting organisations such as Fujitsu and Pfizer
  • A diverse student body from over 60 different countries
  • Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus.


Marketing at Swansea is a versatile degree giving you the chance to study abroad or work in industry for a year. These personally character-building opportunities can deepen your skill-set and broaden your horizons when it comes to finding employment.

In year 1 you develop a core foundation in business management and marketing, studying a range of business related topics. In the following years you will specialise in marketing specific modules and have the chance to explore elective modules from other business disciplines.

Our teaching staff have hands-on experience of marketing theory and practice. Through lectures, tutorials and one-to-ones you will absorb their academic expertise and knowledge of how real marketing actually works.


Marketing graduates from Swansea are in an excellent position to secure stimulating employment within diverse sectors and organisations, locally and internationally.

Whether you target the big multinational agencies such as Ogilvy, Edelman, McCann or IBM, global household brands or smaller organisations, this degree makes you a strong candidate for any potential employer. Your future job title could be any of the following:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Media Buyer
  • PR Account Executive
  • Brand Manager
  • Management Consultant.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,900per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level :

Offers for programmes in the School of Management are usually within the range of ‘ABB-BBB’ or equivalent. All applications are considered on an individual basis, with GCSE grades, AS Level subjects and grades, work experience, references and personal statement taken into account. Variable offers are made dependent on subjects studied. No A-level in Business, Economics, Maths or Accounting/Finance is required. We do not consider General Studies as an A-level subject for offer purposes. Students may combine A-levels wit


University information

Swansea University

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  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 84 27

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    131 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%


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