Why this course?
The International Marketing Programme is designed as a specialist course for those who want to build on a previous business and marketing degree and study Marketing at an advanced level. It’s also appropriate for recent business graduates or established executives who are seeking either to acquire new skills or supplement the skills they have developed in a practical context.
The programme allows you to develop advanced-level academic expertise in international marketing. You’ll gain the technical and personal skills to operate across a range of dynamic and competitive international environments.
The course features a wide choice of elective subjects; many include international dimensions, reflecting the current diversity in global marketing practice. The course has many value-added features including but not limited to:
- real-life learning through our live industry project, ‘International Marketing Works’
- high-calibre industry collaboration
- research excellence
- skills-based teaching
Our students are truly international with representations from all parts of the globe which further enhances the learning experience.
What you’ll study
You’ll study seven compulsory and four optional choice classes.
Teaching methods include case studies, simulations, seminars, presentations, teamwork, problem-solving exercises, and ‘hands-on’ real-life business projects.
The teaching methods are designed to facilitate the integration of the theoretical and practical aspects of the programme and to encourage interaction among students. All modules require a high level of student participation in class.
Leadership & team building
For many students, our dynamic programme (organised early in the first semester to enhance the development of leadership, teamwork and cross-cultural skills) provides many memorable experiences.
The programme is organised in conjunction with independent specialists and provides the ideal chance to network with your colleagues and develop key management skills.
Accreditations & affiliations
Our Department of Marketing is one of the oldest, largest and best marketing departments in Europe. We have an international reputation for the quality of teaching and research. Our staff also as advisors to private and public organisations; some hold senior positions in the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Marketing Research Society and other professional associations.
We’re affiliated with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Marketing Society.
Our courses are accredited by:
World-class speakers from major International organisations give lectures on our programmes reflecting the high calibre industry collaborations of the department.
Employability & career development
The course has a dedicated careers specialist for group sessions, employability seminars, individual interviews and CV compilation and continues to support graduates for a year after graduation.
There is a wide range of university social activities and clubs for students. The Marketing department organises its own events in addition to the programme run by the International office of the University. These include: famous student ceilidh in October with Scottish country dancing, the Marketing Works Grand Finale and Gala Dinner in June, sporting competitions and events; students also sometimes organise an end of programme celebration themselves.
A first or upper-second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in marketing or business. Business-related degrees should include some Marketing component.
Places may be available to applicants whose significant work experience warrants direct entry to this programme.
English language proficiency must be at IELTS 6.5 minimum.
The selection process for this programme is based on information relating to your past academic performance and qualifications as well as work and life experiences, determining your suitability for the programme. For this reason, the completion rate is extremely high. Students who are committed to their studies and perform at the academic level required will complete the programme successfully.
Pre-Masters preparation course
The Pre-Masters Programme is a preparation course for international students (non-EU/UK) who do not meet the entry requirements for a Masters degree at University of Strathclyde. The Pre-Masters programme provides progression to a number of degree options.
To find out more about the courses and opportunities on offer visit isc.strath.ac.uk or call today on +44 (0) 1273 339333 and discuss your education future. You can also complete the online application form. To ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers today.
Where are they now?
Our Masters is recognised globally for its excellence and graduates develop careers in marketing and related employment all over the world. A very small selection of job titles and employers is represented in the following examples*
Job titles include:
- Consumer Researcher
- E-Marketing Co-ordinator
- Marketing Assistant
- Marketing Manager
- Media Assistant
- Overseas Sales Trainer
- Product Specialist
- Media Shop
- NACCO Material Handling Group
- Onepoing Consulting
- Tourico Holidays
- University of Aberdeen
*Based on the results of the national Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (2014/15 and 2013/14).