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Course summary

Prepare yourself for a career in the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of business and digital marketing. During a degree focused squarely on the future marketplace, you’ll work collaboratively on real projects to explore innovative, sustainable and ethical business and marketing practice in the digital realm. From developing complex problem-solving skills to navigating consumer psychology and digging deep into big data to understand the ethics of your practice, you’ll learn to harness creativity, cultural awareness and business acumen to deliver impactful marketing strategies across a range of digital platforms. You will: Gain an in-depth understanding of the ideas central to successful digital marketing, exploring the theory behind the practical, real-world issues you address Develop your planning, pitching and presentation skills for impactful communication Work on live briefs, building your industry network Be guided by industry-connected and research-active staff Collaborate with digital innovators across the region, including company founders in our award-winning Launchpad programme Study on a course accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Business & Digital Marketing BSc(Hons) is accredited by the leading professional marketing body, The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). This means students who successfully complete the full undergraduate degree are part-accredited for qualifications CIM offers professional marketing practitioners.

Modules

In order to give you a fully balanced learning experience, you'll take on one module from our three categories each term. 'External' modules focus on market research, customers and industry partners. 'Internal' modules explore the way businesses manage themselves, from finances to operations, to people. 'You' modules are all about your own personal development, focusing on creativity, self-reflection and specialist knowledge Year one: During the first year of your digital marketing degree, you'll explore the key industry elements, the challenges in the current landscape, and upcoming trends. By looking into data, information and intelligence, you'll get to grips with finance and marketing, and develop an ability to understand and influence people. And by presenting and pitching ideas as a team, you'll improve your decision-making and relationship-building skills. Modules Market Intelligence Present and Future of Marketing Communications The Art of Strategy Decision Making and Consumer Behaviour Design Thinking Navigating Uncertainty Year two: Expanding on your specialist skills and knowledge, you'll better understand the core ideas behind successful digital marketing. You'll also study project management and explore team learning and performance. As your expertise grows, you'll implement your business plan and pitch your marketing skills to your target market. Modules Complex Problem-Solving B2B and the Marketing Ecosystem Intelligent Brand Building Demonstrating Sustainability Financial Insights Collaborative Project: Marketing in Digital Environments Year three: As you develop your marketing solutions portfolio, you'll take on a piece of academic work – either an applied project, a work placement or a dissertation. This will be reinforced by subjects like applied advertising and branding, creative leadership, and sustaining and growing businesses. Modules Creative & Ethical Leadership DataLab: Generation, Analysis, Iteration Consumer Psychology and Emotion by Design Crafting Your Future: Professional Practice and Research Social Action Project The modules listed are those being studied by our students, or proposed new ones. Programme structures and modules can change as part of our curriculum enhancement and review processes. If a certain module is important to you, please discuss it with the Course Leader.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Institute of Marketing

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
3B6H
Institution code:
F33
Campus name:
Penryn Campus
Campus code:
P

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

International applicants

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. Through the award of international scholarships, we aim to support academic enrichment by encouraging diversity and excellence at Falmouth. For details of our international scholarships, and how to apply for them, please visit our website at www.falmouth.ac.uk

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you are able to demonstrate relevant, current, equivalent experience instead of formal qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Please contact our Applicant Services team before applying, for advice regarding your individual experience and eligibility. If you are an international applicant and require a Student visa to study in the UK, you must have a recognised English language test approved and vouched for by the University at the appropriate level. Our Applicant Services team can help you with any general questions you may have about study visas or suitable language tests. For more specific advice, we recommend you also consult UKCISA http://www.ukcisa.org.uk/

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6An (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall is required, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
Trinity ISEA minimum of Trinity ISE II with Distinction in all four components is required.
Cambridge English AdvancedLevel B2A minimum on the Cambridge English scale of 169 is required
PTE Academic55A minimum score in the Pearson Academic Test of English of 55 overall is required, with a minimum of 51 in all four components.

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate English language skills that are sufficiently developed for successful completion of your studies. We accept a range of recognised English language qualifications that are equivalent to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic minimum score of 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening

English language support at Falmouth

https://www.falmouth.ac.uk/international/english-language-support


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
27%
Student satisfaction
90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
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Fees and funding

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