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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: n/a
  • Foreign: $ 9k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 January 2016

    January 15

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    The course is designed to meet the needs of fast-paced marketing careers across all organisational sectors, ensuring your skills are right up to date when you enter the jobs market.
    Why choose this course?

    • It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), which is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide.
    • Building on a firm grounding in marketing theory and practice, during the course you will explore the subject from a variety of perspectives, including digital as well as traditional forms of marketing and communications.
    • You will have the opportunity to study the most up-to-date developments in marketing, have access to the latest industry tools and technologies, and will benefit from the option to engage in hands-on work experience.
    • The course can be studied over three years full-time or four years with a placement.
    • All students, both full-time and placement, will also complete a two-week insight internship at the end of Year One.
    • Opportunities to study abroad are available.
    • Full-time students can choose to complete a short internship, study abroad, set up their own enterprise, or run a community project, during the second half of Year Two.
    Additional professional qualifications
    Nottingham Trent University has joined forces with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to give our students the opportunity to gain CIM professional qualifications through their Multi Award Pathway (MAP). CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and MAP alongside our own Marketing degrees, to ensure we are equipping our students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career.
    Professional qualifications include:
    • CAM Digital Diploma
    • CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing
    • CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing
    CIM modules are included throughout the course, and the qualifications you graduate with will depend on the modules you choose to study. You will also need to achieve at least a 2.2 overall to be awarded the CIM qualifications.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline January 15 Tuition fee
    • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
    Start date September 2015 Credits (ECTS) 180 ECTS
    Credits 360
    Duration full-time 36 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On Campus Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

    Course Content

    The course starts in September. Take a look at our academic calendar for details of term start and end dates.

    This is a three or four-year course depending on whether you take a work placement year.

    What will I study?

    Year One

    • Fundamentals of Marketing

    • The Marketing Environment

    • Business Information Systems and Quantitative Methods for Marketing

    • Accounting and Finance for Managers

    • Foundations of Managing and Organising

    • Entrepreneurship and Professional Development

    Year Two

    First six months

    All students will study core modules.

    • Research for Marketing

    • Delivering Customer Value

    • Integrated Marketing Communications

    Second six months

    Full-time students choose one from:

    • Study abroad

    • Enterprise project

    • Community project

    • Internship

    • Taught modules (see below)

    Placement students and full-time students that have selected taught modules above will study:

    • Managing in Marketing

    • Buyer Behaviour

    Plus one optional module from:

    • Digital Essentials

    • Exploring Strategy and Innovation

    Year Three

    Placement year for those taking this option. Students can also choose to study abroad with a partner institution during the year, or combine the two.

    Final year

    • Future Marketing

    • New Media Marketing

    • Strategic Marketing and Brand Management

    • Research Project

    • Leadership and Employability

    One optional module from:

    • Digital Marketing Planning

    • Managing Creativity, Design and Innovation

    How will I learn?

    The course incorporates a wide range of teaching methods including lectures, seminars, workshops, group projects, presentations, student-lead meetings, tutorials, one-to-one tutor support and independent study.

    Project based learning forms an important element of your learning on this course and the group activities will develop your ability to work in a team and enhance your employability.

    You will benefit from the latest industry tools and technologies, and will have access to the wide array of resources available at Nottingham Business School.

    Contact time

    92% of students studying for a marketing degree agreed that they received sufficient advice and support with their studies (National Student Survey 2013).

    On average you will receive 12 - 15 hours of teaching per week from a combination of lectures and seminars. You'll then be expected to increase your understanding of the subject area through independent study for each module.

    Additional to this, you will also have further time-tabled contact time for your induction at the beginning of the year, and sessions on employability and opportunities that you can get involved with while at University.

    Personal tutor sessions

    You will also have a number of one-on-one tutor sessions during each year, which will allow you to:

    • Discuss and gain feedback about your work.

    • Ask questions about the projects you're working on.

    • Raise any difficulties you are experiencing relating to your work, personal circumstances or your University experience.

    Where will I study?

    All students will attend lectures and seminars at NTU's City site, in the impressive Newton building, home to Nottingham Business School.

    Virtual learning environment

    You will use our virtual learning environment, NOW, which is a flexible web-based system that gives you 24-hour access to module learning materials and reading lists. It allows you to discuss work with tutors and submit coursework electronically from anywhere in the world.

    Learning from industry experts

    Developed by professional marketers, employers and academics, this course benefits from associations with professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing to ensure your skills are in line with the demands of the industry.

    Our tutors have industry experience in their specialist field, which means you will gain practical insight into these fields and how companies are run.

    How will I be assessed?

    As well as attending lectures, seminars and workshops, you will also carry out hands-on computing, personal research and essay / report writing, case studies, group work, individual projects, role play, case studies and presentations.

    You will typically be assessed through a combination of coursework, projects and examinations. The course has been designed to help you develop a range of practical skills. Formative assessments will be provided by your tutors for many practical elements of the course.

    All CIM modules will be double assessed by both NTU and CIM, which ensures that your degree award is always protected.

    In response to student feedback the University has introduced a policy that ensures you are given feedback on assessment within three weeks of submission.

    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.

    University requirements

    Program requirements

    English Language Requirements

    IELTS band : 6.5 CAE score : 75(Grade B)

    To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

    take an IELTS test.


    You will need:

    • 300 UCAS tariff points achieved from three A-levels or from two A-levels and two AS-levels (excluding General Studies) or equivalent qualifications.
    • GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C or above.

    If you are unsure whether the qualifications you have, or are currently studying for, meet the minimum entry requirements for this course, please contact us before submitting an application through UCAS.

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

    Related Scholarships*

    • Academic Excellence Scholarship

      "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

    • Access Bursary

      Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.

    • Alumni Bursary

      Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students

    * The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Nottingham Trent University.


    It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), which is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide.

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