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Full time | Edinburgh Napier University | 1 year | 06-SEP-21

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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Course type


Course Summary


From the principles and practices of marketing right through to marketing on a global scale we’ll get you ready for the work place.

Building on marketing theory we’ll help you to test these in a practical way by getting you to apply these to real business scenarios.

The yearlong course is split into 3 trimesters, each building on the last working towards your own dissertation to get you ready to kick start your marketing career on an international level.

Course details

A career in marketing requires a wide range of skills. Our course will teach you to think analytically and critically examine the issues confronting the global business environment.

We’ll help you to develop quantitative and qualitative research skills. Helping you to develop your presentation techniques. Skills that will help you to understand how to develop brands in the global marketplace.

You’ll benefit from our strong links within the marketing and advertising industries all over the world, as well as guest speakers.

We also have links with industry bodies including the Chartered Institute of Marketing, The Marketing Society Scotland and the Institute of Direct Marketing which add further credibility to the course.

Our team work together with students to encourage innovation, enterprise and citizenship through our marketing community.


Brand management
Information technology
Market research.


The module covers the following: The importance of new businesses to a thriving economy; Entrepreneurial thinking and aspirations; The business planning process; Idea generation / development / evaluation; Market identification including exposure to market players; Researching the resources required including equipment, people, funding.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The entry requirements for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.