In the first year, you’ll learn what makes business tick. You’ll need to understand the financial and economic aspects of business, how to manage people and how to organise for success in order to be a successful marketeer.
In your second year, you’ll focus strongly on marketing. ‘Being a Marketing Manager’ will give you all the skills you need to succeed on your marketing placement later in the year. You’ll learn how to research and understand the behaviour of consumers and industrial customers and the key elements of marketing theory you need to build a great marketing plan in your third year.
In this year, you will choose between taking either Experience and Employment in Business or Investigation in Employment Practice.
Your final year includes an in-depth research project, exploring a particular market, company or situation using the best research techniques and latest theories. You’ll also do a market research and planning project, producing a plan a company can use to achieve its marketing goals. You’ll be trained in marketing consultancy and taught key concepts that make marketing such a fascinating discipline.
Digital marketing has moved from being a special discipline to taking a central role in marketing. Rather than teaching modules specifically about digital marketing, the course builds digital approaches into every aspect of what you are taught.
We’ve also built in coverage of how new digital business models disrupt conventional ways of doing business, and what kind of marketing “disrupters” use, and how “disrupted” companies need to respond. In doing this, we’ve drawn on the work of our team of researchers who focus on digital business models, how they use information, and their effects on markets.
It is possible to gain professional accreditations and certificate exemptions by successfully completing selected core and optional Business Management and Finance modules.