Masters | Postgraduate Course - Branding and Advertising MSc Course Details within Nottingham Trent University

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Home / EU student fees for January 2019 entry: One year (full-time) £9,250 Two years (placement year)* £10,635 (£9,250 in year one and £1,385 in year two) Home / EU student fees for September 2019 and January 2020 entry: One year (full-time) £9,500 Two years (placement year)* £10,885 (£9,500 in year one and £1,385 in year two) *Please note that if you are considering a course that runs over more than one year, the tuition fee stated is for the first year of study. The course fee for the second year may be subject to annual review.
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Branding and Advertising MSc

Study Details

MSc 2 / 1 year(s) full-time

Whether you want to work for a major international brand or an innovative creative agency, our popular MSc Branding and Advertising degree will help you develop into an effective marketing professional supported by effective branding and communications expertise. The course is aimed at students from a range of backgrounds, who want to specialise in branding and marketing communications. You will develop skills and learn from leading-edge theories, tools and techniques you'll need to operate at a strategic and tactical level within global marketing.

The fragmentation of media and the complex and competitive nature of business now means that organisations need to think carefully about their branding and how they communicate with internal employees and external stakeholders. This course will give you an exciting and stimulating opportunity to reflect on how organisations can rise to the branding and communications challenges of the 21st Century.

Module details

Semester One

  • Principles of Marketing (20 credits)
  • The Customer Experience (20 credits)
  • Strategic Marketing and the Global Environment (20 credits)

Semester Two

  • Branding and Corporate Reputation Management (20 credits)
  • Driving Marketing Communications (20 credits)
  • Contemporary Perspectives in Customer Engagement (20 credits)

Semester Three

  • Consultancy Experience Project (40 credits)
  • Internship Experience Project (40 credits)
  • Business Research Project (40 credits)
  • Global Experience Project (40 credits)

Ongoing Learning

  • Transformational Leadership Development (10 credits)
  • Customer Insight through Marketing Research (10 credits)
  • Placement Diploma in Industrial Experience (2 year course only)

*Please note that placements are not available for students starting in January*

Entry Requirements

  • You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (2.2 or above).
  • All applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the subject they wish to study and should demonstrate how their chosen programme of study will benefit them in their future career.
  • One academic reference is required.

Applicants with non-standard entry requirements and / or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis

Programme Funding

You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Student Destinations

Graduates from this course have gone onto roles within the public, private and third sector, undertaking positions such as:

- marketing and business development manager
- marketing manager
- brand manager
- account executive
- product manager

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