MA Marketing

University of Sunderland

Program Description

MA Marketing

University of Sunderland

This specialist postgraduate degree offers a fast track into exciting and higher level roles in marketing management. It is designed to meet the needs of marketing professionals who are looking for a Masters qualification that is directly relevant to their career progression.

You will cover the latest thinking to strategic marketing management, drawing on up-to-date research and case studies. You will also choose from modules in the areas of e-marketing, consumer research, international marketing and global integrated marketing communications.

We ensure that your learning is rooted in a real-world context by organising visits to external organisations and by inviting guest speakers to share their practical business experience.

The final phase of the course is a dissertation on a topic that you negotiate with your tutors. It will form a valuable demonstration of applied knowledge and rigorous marketing expertise that you can present to potential employers.

By the end of the course you will have an edge in applying for well-paid roles that meet your personal aspirations and provide a rapid return on your investment in higher education.

We welcome applications from graduates of any discipline and there is no requirement for previous experience of marketing.

Employment & careers

On completing this course you will be equipped to take on a range of marketing roles. These are becoming increasingly strategic to organisations given the rise of online marketing and social media.

Opportunities include:

  • Consumer marketing
  • Business-to-business marketing
  • Financial services marketing
  • Marketing for charities and not-for-profit organisations

The average salary of a marketing professional is £32,000 with marketing directors earning an average of around £75,000.

A Masters degree will also enhance opportunities in academic roles or further study towards a PhD.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
University of Sunderland

Last updated March 15, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2017
1 year
Full time
4,180 GBP
Start date Oct. 2017
United Kingdom Sunderland, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 4,180 GBP
- EU/UK, 10,500 GBP - Int.