MSc/PgD/PgC Digital Marketing Management

General

Program Description

Course Overview

The MSc Digital Marketing Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University has been designed in conjunction with the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM) and the needs of the digital industry. It will equip you with a wide range of digital and social media marketing knowledge and techniques. The aim of the degree is to develop digital marketers who can succeed at a managerial level in today's demanding digital marketing landscape.

Digital marketing channels have revolutionised the manner in which all businesses operate and market their business activities - as such digital marketing is pivotal 'must do' activity. Consequently, employers from all sectors are seeking out graduates with digital marketing skills in an endeavour to capitalise on current and future digital trends. This degree has professional practice at its core with content being created and delivered by both academic staff and industry practitioners.

During your time with us, you will gain critical insights into:

  • The Digital Customer and their buying behaviour and how this differs from offline customers.
  • How organisations engage and interact with their with Digital Customers
  • The latest theories, trends and techniques in the use of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Pay-per-Click (PPC) and Social Media Marketing.
  • The metrics and methodologies of the digital analytics businesses such as Google, AdWords and Twitter Analytics through Google's Analytics Individual Qualification (IQ) scheme.

Learning & Teaching

The course is delivered with a mixture of lectures and seminars. Many of the assessments will be based on real-world cases and therefore specialist guest speakers and visits to businesses will also form part of the learning journey. At Master's level, self-management and independent research and study is expected with students being directed and encouraged to deepen their understanding of particular areas of Marketing. Moodle is used as an interactive VLE but the development of a learning community is particularly prevalent at Cardiff Metropolitan with excellent student support.

Employability & Careers

The MSc Digital Marketing Management degree has been designed for people wanting a successful and rewarding marketing career in today's digital economy. Expected career paths include:

  • Digital Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing
  • SEO Account Management
  • Web Analytics
  • Search and Social Media
  • Web Content Management
  • Digital Creative Development
  • Marketing Communications
  • Marketing

Additionally, the course is excellent preparation for continuing your study at MPhil or PhD level at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Entry Requirements & How to Apply

All students should hold a relevant first degree or equivalent, at least Lower Second class (2:2) or relevant experience, that will need to be evidenced and verified and for which references will be sought.

Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent. For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website.

Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry requirements then please contact us.

Last updated October 2019

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