Marketing [with Foundation Year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS

Course summary

Develop your business and analytical skills and take your first steps into the exciting world of marketing, with our BSc (Hons) Marketing degree in Peterborough. Whichever industry you want to work in, gaining a recognised marketing qualification is a sure-fire way to stand out from the crowd. By studying BSc (Hons) Marketing at ARU Peterborough, you’ll achieve a sound understanding of the terminology, concepts, principles, and techniques used in marketing. We’ll encourage you to pursue areas of particular interest, and to appreciate the importance of the social, political, ethical, technological, environmental, and global contexts in which today’s businesses – and marketers – operate. It’s perfect preparation for a career in this varied, fast-moving field. As well as looking at the principles and practice of marketing, our BSc (Hons) Marketing degree has a strong foundation in business and management. While studying at ARU Peterborough, you’ll evaluate markets as a method of resource allocation, ‘market failures’, and policy corrections, both product and factor markets. You’ll learn to deploy your knowledge and skills to design, implement and evaluate marketing strategies, and effectively use a range of marketing tools and techniques to deliver results. You will be able to devise credible solutions to organisational problems in a wide range of marketing contexts. You will also develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and functions of management, including human resources, marketing, accounting, and finance, including knowledge and information management. One of the benefits of studying at ARU Peterborough is the opportunity to build strong networks with local employers, and work on real-world business challenges. Throughout the course you’ll find an emphasis on developing important transferable skills. These include analysing literature, communicating your theories and findings, and applying a variety of research techniques to the solution of business problems. As a graduate, you’ll be ready to apply your knowledge and skills in the world of business and marketing.


Year 1: Core modules Literacies in Higher Education Introduction to Business and Law Extended Project Into ARU Year 2: Core modules Introduction to Financial Analysis and Management Digital Business and Principles of Marketing Global Business Environment and International Strategy Organisational Behaviour Introduction to Business Contracts and the Law Year 3: Core modules Consumer Behaviour Retail and Services Marketing Ruskin Module (15 credits) Entrepreneurial Practice Project Management Year 4: Core modules Strategic Brand Management Sustainable Enterprise Marketing Communications Undergraduate Major Project

Assessment method

The assessments are designed to allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned, and to make sure you’re developing the abilities and skills you need to complete the course. You can expect an interesting mix of coursework, essays, and activity-based assignments. Your assessments could include problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations, and group or individual reports.

How to apply

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ARU Peterborough
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

5 GCSEs at grade D, or grade 3, or above and evidence of two years post-GCSE study at Level 3. If you have achieved at least grade E in one A level, or equivalent, you are exempt from the two years post-GCSE study requirement, but you still must meet the GCSE requirements. Applicants who do not meet the two years post GCSE study at level 3 may be considered based on their satisfactory employment history, which must be a minimum of two years full time employment supported by employer evidence and deemed appropriate by the University for meeting the course of study applied for.

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)5.5With minimum 5.5 in each component

Equivalent English Language qualifications, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, are also accepted.

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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

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Marketing [with Foundation Year] at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS