MSc - Master of Science
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.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
£ 19,176per year
Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.
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