Birmingham City University

Marketing (Professional Practice) Birmingham City University Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

Birmingham City University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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Want to become a marketing professional? Our BA (Hons) Marketing (Professional Practice) course allows you to take a year-long placement in industry during your final year of study.

Designed to fast track your professional development, this course teaches you the marketing skills you need to succeed. Our course mixes theory with practice, and in your final year you’ll combine study with a paid work placement, gaining first-hand experience in the marketing sector.

Working in a real job role will give you the skills and experience you will need for your full-time career. It has helped our former students gain roles with the likes of Unilever, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Disney. Our alignment with the CIM ensures our course content remains fresh, relevant and full of key industry insight.

We teach by using real business scenarios, so you will get the chance to draft marketing plans for actual companies, work on business case studies and gain work experience both within the University and with one of our industry contacts.

For full details, visit our website.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N005
Institution code B25
Campus name Curzon Building Campus
Campus code F

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 points
A level BBB A maximum of three subjects are considered. Other 6-unit qualifications can be considered in lieu of one or two A-level subjects.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM
Access to HE Diploma 60 credits overall - 15 credits at level 2 and 45 credits at level 3.
GCSE mathematics and English language at grade 4 or above or equiivalent qualifications must be offered. GCSE science is not required for Access students.
Scottish Higher CC BC (2 Advanced Highers) + CC (2 Highers)
One or two Higher subjects only considered if offered along with two Advanced Highers.
AS AA - EE Must be in different subjects to the A levels (and only if applicant is holding at least two A levels).
Extended Project Can be considered along with a GCE AS-level plus either two A-levels, two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma.
Must be in a topic related to the degree subject being applied for.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English Language and Maths grade 4 or above or equivalents.
Must have been achieved at the point of enrolment.
Equivalent qualifications can be considered in lieu of GCSE subjects as long as the required subject are covered.

Considered in lieu of GCSE Mathematics and/or English Language at grade C/4. Must have been achieved at the point of enrolment.
City and Guilds Level 2 Certificates in Adult Numeracy/ Adult Literacy
Functional Skills/ Essential Skills level 2 - Maths & English
Key Skills level 2 - Application of Number or Communication
HNC (BTEC) D Overall Distinction profile
The qualification must be in a relevant subject area as assessed by the Admissions Tutor
May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content at level 4. A transcript will be required.
HND (BTEC) D Overall Distinction profile
The qualification must be in a relevant subject area as assessed by the Admissions Tutor
May be considered for advanced entry onto the third year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content at levels 4 and 5. A transcript will be required
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points overall. Students who do not complete the IB Diploma will be considered on the basis of their IB Certificates and alongside other acceptable level 3 qualifications to meet 120 UCAS Tariff Points. Those completing the IB Certificates will require a total of 15 points or above from three Higher Level Subject students who do not already hold a GCSE in Mathematics at Grade C/4 or above grade 5 in Maths (Standard Level) from the IB Diploma will be accepted For students who do not already hold a GCSE in English Language at Grade C/4 or above Standard Level English Language (not literature) Group A English Group A - Grade 4 or above,
OR
English Group B - Grade 5 from the IB will be accepted.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Pass the Irish Leaving Certificate with a minimum of 120 tariff points, achieved in four Higher level subjects. This must include Maths and English Language taken at either Ordinary level (minimum grade O1-O4 (or A-C/A1-C3)) or Higher level (minimum H5/D1).
Leaving Certificate - Ordinary Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) See Level 3 Entry under Irish Leaving Certificate for full details.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Can be offered along with either one A-level, 2 AS-levels or one BTEC Subsidiary Diploma/ OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma qualification to achieve a minimum of 120 tariff points.
Scottish Advanced Higher Achieve a minimum of 120 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers. Where three Advanced Highers have been taken achieve a minimum of grades CCC.  Where a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers have been taken you must achieve (grades of CC in two Advanced Highers plus grades of CC in two Highers).
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) B plus grades BB at A-Level (or equivalent qualifications)
Must be offered along with either two A-levels (grades B and B), two 6-unit BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas/ OCR OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diplomas (grades D and M) or a BTEC 12-unit National Diploma/ OCR OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma (grades DM).


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) with no less than 5.5 in any level

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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Birmingham City University
University House
15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham
B5 5JU


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