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MSc International Marketing with Consumer Psychology

Heriot-Watt University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This is a unique Masters degree in International Marketing with Consumer Psychology from the Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University. It delivers a strong understanding of psychological approaches and interventions in consumer-led marketing strategies.

This is a Specialist MSc

This is a specialist MSc degree which will develop your existing awareness of marketing processes to provide detailed insight into how consumers think, feel and act.

Led by academics at the Edinburgh Business School, this Specialist MSc gives those who have worked in the field or studied a similar subject previously, the chance to expand, refine and enhance their knowledge.

The Edinburgh Business School approach

This 1-year Masters programme focuses almost entirely on the area of International Marketing and Consumer Psychology. It blends cutting-edge academic thinking with best practice from industry to give graduates and professionals the opportunity to advance with a highly employable skillset.

The programme combines a core of five international marketing management courses with two specialist consumer psychology courses.

Contemporary Consumers - examines the motivations and perspectives of consumers in different international locations.
International Strategic Marketing - identifies choices in marketing strategies for local and international brands, focusing on operating a global business.
Marketing Logistics - explains how to gain competitive advantage in the international market place by ensuring that the right products reach the right people at the right time.
Branding and Communications - considers the power of brands and helps you to master the key principles of brand management by learning how integrated marketing communications creates a valuable brand with strong, effective messaging.
Research Philosophy and Practice – provides training in a range of research skills that prepares you for the dissertation project and also provides the foundation for roles in market insight and business consultancy.

Specialist Consumer Psychology courses

The specialist courses on our International Marketing with Consumer Psychology include:

  • Psychology for Marketing introduces foundational psychological theory an applies these approaches to different stages of the consumption process
  • Introduction to Human Factors identifies major issues in consumer ergonomics and applies this understanding to a retail marketing context

Students will also achieve PgCert and PgDip awards during this course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,176per year

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

University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 92

    36th out of 118 17

  • Entry standards

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    183 96%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    47th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    160 77%

    17th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    61st

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    101st

    13

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