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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUN-21, SEP-21, JAN-22, JUN-22, SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Whilst technology has transformed the way businesses operate, the importance of an effective marketing strategy remains unchanged. MSc Marketing is a programme that focuses on the fundamentals of the discipline as an area of academic study and professional practice.

Our master’s in Marketing is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Throughout the programme, you will explore traditional theories, contemporary practices and the latest trends from the worlds of marketing and communications. With the support and guidance of our academic team, you will develop key professional skills and learn to apply theory to practice.

This is a research informed programme with a highly practical slant. During your time with us, you’ll work on live briefs, examining products and services which are highly desirable to consumers, while running real-life campaigns.

MSc Marketing is aimed at students who do not necessarily have a background in business or business-related studies, and who wish to develop their knowledge of e programme is highly industry-focussed and culminates in the Industry Collaboration Project. You will choose one of four options to look at a real industry problem and provide researched solutions, helping you put your learning into practice.

International students should apply for the MSc route.

ASSESSMENT

Over the duration of your course a range of assessment techniques will be used. Types of assessment include; essays, assignments, exams, multiple choice tests, online tests, group reports, and portfolio work. The weighting between exams and coursework varies between modules and years.

WHAT ABOUTAFTER UNI?

You will gain a highly regarded formal qualification, as well as personal and organisational management skills that will enhance your career prospects. Our graduates have gone on to gain employment in a wide range of organisations, working in areas including brand management, marketing communications, social media marketing and heritage marketing.

After graduating, Rob put his marketing skills and knowledge to the test when he launched his own business. Learn about his journey from master’s student to entrepreneur.

CAREER LINKS

The University of Salford grew out of the institutes of the late 19th century that provided a talented, technically proficient and professional workforce to support the UK’s rapidly growing industries. In the 21st century, this still holds strong. Whilst industry has changed significantly, the need for industry-focussed education is equally relevant today.

We teach the skills that employers need and as a result, our graduates enjoy excellent international career prospects.

The curriculum across our postgraduate courses balances academic teaching and professional experience. Our industry partners give us their input into the curriculum so that the teaching reflects industry’s current and future needs and you develop the skills that employers want. The Industry Collaboration Project, which forms the final third of your study, is designed to give you real-world experience so you can apply the theory you have learned.

Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert awards.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,030per 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 Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 84 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 200
    123 61%

    36th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    63rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.30 66%

    84th

    6

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