Marketing with Professional Placement Year at Kingston University - UCAS

Kingston University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Marketing with Professional Placement Year

Course summary

About this course Nowadays most of us spend a lot of time online; using social media, shopping, gathering information and engaging with others. Therefore digital marketing is at the heart of all businesses and digital channels are a great way to raise awareness and build relationships to understand, attract, reach, engage, convert, and retain customers. This new Marketing course is designed to be Digital First, Future Focused. The course will equip you with the fundamental knowledge and understanding of the marketing eco-system and how to develop creative, digitally enhanced solutions. You will be in a great position to develop your management skills too, whilst developing a global outlook. The course covers key marketing theories and principles, brand strategy and development, digital marketing, advertising, creative content marketing, commercial strategy, and project management but also allows for specialisation in design or data analytics. Sandwich Year This course has a sandwich year which takes place between Year 2 and your Final Year. During this sandwich year, you will take a placement within a relevant setting, ensuring you gain essential experience to add to your CV and help you secure a graduate job. Reasons to choose Kingston

  • You'll experience how marketing applies to today's rapidly changing environment by working on real-life project briefs from client organisations.
  • When you graduate, your hands-on experience and career skills will help you stand out from other job seekers.
  • You will have the option of specialising in design or data analytics.
Future Skills Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability. As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge. At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it. Career opportunities This course will prepare you for a career in all aspects of marketing in a wide variety of sectors. You will have a broad and solid grounding in a range of marketing functions, including the principles and practice of marketing, advertising and brand management, digital marketing, creative content marketing, design thinking, and marketing strategy development. You will also focus on big data, the use of data analytics and MarTech, and will undertake a marketing analytics project to help prepare you for future work. You will be equipped with a combination of business, design and technology knowledge and skills, preparing you for the current and future workplace.


Example modules:

  • The Marketing Mindset
  • Social Media Strategy Development
- The Art and Science of Communication in a Digital World

Assessment method

Assessment typically comprises exams (e.g. test or exam), practical (e.g. presentations, performance) and coursework (e.g. essays, reports, self-assessment, portfolios, dissertation).

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

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Marketing with Professional Placement Year at Kingston University - UCAS