University of Derby has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This top-up programme is designed to build on your existing marketing knowledge whilst helping you to develop managerial skills. It offers a direct route into management and marketing careers. In just one year of full-time study, you will have a highly regarded degree that will prepare you for management roles in marketing, communications and business development.
Why choose this course?
Designed specifically for students who have not taken a full degree course in marketing previously, it builds upon your existing marketing knowledge and skills, with a focus on management. We equip you with the skills, confidence and creativity to shape an organisation’s marketing strategy and help it develop a customer-led approach to business opportunities.
How you will learn
Whether in a classroom, computer lab or studio, all your learning will be framed in a business context. We offer field trips to trade fairs, visits to exhibitions and we work on numerous live company projects to guarantee our courses are relevant and up to date with current market trends. There is also an opportunity to join a ‘student consultancy group' for those who wish to develop their skills and grow a professional portfolio.
Opportunities and experiences
You’ll be invited to masterclasses and guest lectures delivered by influential thinkers, including Professor John Rudd and Dr Dave Chaffey. You’ll also benefit from our strong links with regional marketing and communication agencies to ensure that your learning is up to date and reflecting the real world. The programme includes real world case studies working with local organisations, visits to exhibitions trade fairs and companies, and guest speakers from industry. You can also extend your professional contacts through networking at showcase events such as our Marketing 2020 event.
Careers and employability
This qualification will offer you a direct route into management and marketing careers and will add momentum to your career development plans. Derby marketing graduates achieve excellent results and ultimately become high achievers destined for board positions or entrepreneurial wealth creators. You can take full advantage of the rapidly emerging career opportunities in marketing. You’ll also be well positioned for management level jobs.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.
HND or similar, e.g. 2 years of UG successful study on similar programme, Dip HE, relevant work experience may also be taken into account
Fees and funding
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