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MA Marketing draws on the latest marketing research to provide you with a highly practical postgraduate degree. You'll study the latest thinking in strategic marketing management, and also have the option to study topics such as e-marketing, consumer research, and international marketing.
This degree is ideal for marketers who are ready to take the next step in their careers, or professionals in other fields who want to move into marketing.
Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, class discussions and case study exercises. You will have a Peer Learning Support Group (PLSG) where you will be able to work with other students, and support each other.
Your progress will be assessed with written assignments, presentations, portfolios of evidence and time-constrained assignments.
Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters course requires a higher level of independent reading and research.
The exact list of modules available will depend on student demand and resource availability. Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
The Reg Vardy Centre,
Sir Tom Cowie Campus,
To apply for this course you will need a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
The annual fee for this course is:
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
When you graduate from this MA Marketing course, you’ll be ready to step into a senior marketing role in a wide range of industries. As a marketing professional you could work in-house for an organisation, or find a role in a specialist marketing agency.
Some of the companies which employ our graduates include: Microsoft, IBM, Nike, Adidas, P&G, Lloyds TSB, Marriott Hotels, and the NHS.
The average salary of a marketing manager is £37,000, with marketing directors earning an average of around £77,000, according to Marketing Week/Ball and Hoolahan.
We invite business leaders into the University to share their experiences with students. Past speakers include Divine Chocolate’s Head of Sales and Marketing and Sunderland Football Club’s CEO.
Learning from business professionals can be very useful if you’re not sure what career to pursue when you graduate. If you already have a plan for your career, these events are an excellent way to start building a network of business contacts.
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