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MSC DIGITAL MARKETING WITH ADVANCED PRACTICE

Course Overview

Whether you are a business student looking to build your knowledge and specialise in the digital domain or looking to join the marketing world, this MSc Digital Marketing with Advanced Practice programme has been designed to accelerate your career potential in a rapidly developing sector. The Advanced Practice stage of this Masters degree includes the option of a 12-15 week internship or applied group consultancy project in your penultimate semester, giving you valuable work experience and business insights. This option offers the opportunity to spend three months gaining all-important work experience and employability skills in a professional work setting. You may be able to extend this over more than one semester in cases where it is adjacent to a vacation period. Support is provided to help source opportunities and to perfect the applicant CV but ultimately the onus is on the student to secure the internship position.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Our marketing Subject Group has established working relationships with key bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM) allowing the course content to be reflective of their syllabus. This is particularly of value if you are intending to progress on to a professional qualification with either body upon successful completion of your Masters. The MSc Digital Marketing programme demonstrates how new digitally-focused tactics and strategies integrate with more traditional marketing tools and practices to capture new customers, build customer loyalty and provide superior customer service. You will understand the value of, and methods for, determining return on investment of Internet marketing programs, as well as online visitor and buyer behaviour, customer journey mapping, mobile marketing and social media. You will also have the opportunity to develop a wider understanding of the principles and practice of leading and managing organisations and develop a range of applied research skills. Following your second semester, you will undertake the Advanced Practice element of this programme which consists of either an internship or an applied group consultancy project where you will work with a real organisation on a live business problem. You will benefit from valuable work experience and developing key business insights. For those completing an internship, in the remainder of the programme, you will complete your research and writing up of your dissertation or undertake a consultancy project. Every student has a personal research supervisor and will be required to submit an assessed research proposal prior to embarking on the dissertation itself. For those not undertaking an internship and depending on what grade you achieve on the consultancy project, you will undertake an applied management work investigation or dissertation in the final semester.
Modules

All modules are core and 20 credits unless otherwise stated.

For students completing an internship

For students undertaking a consultancy project

  • Depending on what grade you achieve for the Consultancy Project, you will progress to one of the following modules:

Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, with no single element below 5.5, or equivalent

Funding Options

PC
QANORTH
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