This course is accredited by the University of Warwick OVERVIEW Marketing is an essential part of every business. Whether it’s operating on the high street or online, the industry needs trained professionals with the creative spark, technical know-how and business skills vital to help companies succeed. If you want to start your career in marketing or are looking to build on previous experience, our Marketing Management foundation degree course will equip you with the tools to thrive in this dynamic field. You will gain a thorough grounding in marketing principles, creativity, innovation and the business-ready skills sought by employers, while you will be able to customise your studies through a range of specialist optional modules. Our University is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), enabling you to undertake a professional marketing qualification during or after completing the course. Thanks to our extensive industry contacts, you will learn from the professionals through guest lectures and apply theory to practice in a range of live projects and case studies. You will have the chance to go on an overseas residential trip and the opportunity to gain invaluable work experience in events and marketing with the option of a paid 48-week work placement, while our Digital Creative Studio allows you to build a variety of specialist skills including video production, livestreaming and podcasting. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Practical application – Get hands-on working on live projects and case studies, as well as having the option of a paid 48-week work placement
- Specialise your studies – Choose from our range of optional modules, including Sales Management or Advertising Psychology
- Enrichment – Engage with industry professionals through guest lectures, workshops and other activities, as well as boosting your practical skills in our Digital Creative Studio
- Exchange opportunities – Take the opportunity to participate in a student exchange programme across Europe, South East Asia, Australia and the USA
- Marketing executive
- Digital marketer
- Public relations officer
- Media planner
- Social media manager
- Advertising account executive
- Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course
- Finance for Managers
- The People Perspective
- Essentials of Marketing
- Understanding Audience
- Digital Toolkit
- External Marketing Environment
- SEO and Digital Advertising
- Consumer Insights
- Public Relations
- Campaign Planning
- Marketing Intelligence
- Advertising Psychology
- E-Commerce and Customer Experience Design
- Interactive Media
- Sales Management
Note: Indicative information only. Actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction. Please be aware that methods of delivery for this course may be altered due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic – for the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website: www.ucb.ac.uk ASSESSMENT Estimated breakdown of assessment for this degree course:
- Coursework – 61%
- Practical assessment – 22%
- Written examinations – 17%
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Institute of Marketing
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Non-tariff: Non-UCAS Tariff based Level 3 qualifications are also considered for entry please contact [email protected] to check your eligibility. Work-based: We also give equal consideration to applicants who are currently in work and wish to apply to UCB. To apply, you must have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience, demonstrating management or supervisory duties. Your application must also include a reference from your line manager supporting your entry to higher education. For further details please contact Admissions. Students who are studying a mixture of qualifications will receive an offer that will be inclusive of all Level 3 qualifications.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced
|BA/BSc - Minimum 170 with no less than 160 in any skill FdA/FdSc - Minimum 160 with no less than 150 in any skill
|BA/BSc - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component FdA/FdSc - Overall score of 5.5 with no less than 5.0 in each component
|Institution's Own Test
|BA/BSc - Overall score of B2 with no less than B2- in in each component FdA/FdSc - Overall score of B2- with no less than B1+ in in each component
To apply for all undergraduate degrees, if your first language is not English, you will need to sit an approved test in English.
UCB English Language Requirements
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland
Additional fee information
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