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Year of Entry 2020/21
MSc

International Marketing (Work Experience)

Full-time Marketing

Acquire and develop the specialist marketing knowledge, understanding and skills — while gaining real industry experience.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £8,240 or £9,065 (with work experience) for the course
International: £13,905 or £15,450 (with work experience) for the course
How long will I study? 2 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
When do I start? September 2020
Placement year available? Yes

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Course summary

  • Gain useful skills and industry contacts through work experience.
  • Develop an understanding of the international marketing management process and how it is applied in industry.
  • Identify and develop professional marketing skills in preparation for future application and employment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand market changes and apply this to the development of international marketing plans and strategies.

The course is well established and enjoys an excellent reputation for producing postgraduate students who can add value to international businesses and are well equipped to succeed in the fast-moving world of marketing and business.

How you learn

You learn to apply and critically challenge your understanding your field in practical contexts, particularly during real industry work experience.

The course will use your experience to work through business simulations and develop your professional marketing skills with a team of tutors who have a wealth of professional marketing and academic experience.

You learn through

  • work experience
  • traditional lectures
  • seminars

Applied learning

Work experience

Work experience is embedded on this course, providing you with a great opportunity to develop your practical skills in the UK or abroad. It also allows you to gain vital industry contacts for your future career.

We help you gain a placement by running employability workshops and have a dedicated work experience team to support you.

Live projects

Part of your learning experience will require you to undertake a marketing consultancy project with a real world business, in which you will apply your learning to a live marketing case.

The opportunity to visit and communicate regularly with a company will be particularly beneficial to you from the point of view of business engagement and real-life practical experience.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career as

  • an international marketing manager
  • business development manager
  • shipping executive in countries such as China, India, Greece, Netherlands and UK

Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work for

  • Robert Bosch SA
  • Servisair
  • Swisscom AG
  • Inlecom Systems Ltd

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Entry requirements

All students

Normally you need one of the following

• an honours degree

• equivalent professional qualifications

In exceptional circumstances we consider candidates without formal qualifications who demonstrate the necessary experience, intellect and motivation. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Overseas applicants from countries whose first language is not English must normally produce evidence of competence in English. The standard for non-native speakers of English is as follows

• an IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills (or equivalent) for the full-time route.

• an IELTS score 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all skills for the work experience route.

If your English language skill is currently below an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English level.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

You can take an optional placement in year three.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Digital Marketing Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Dissertation Credits: 45 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Entrepreneurial Marketing And Innovation Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Practical
Module: Global Brand Management Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Consultancy Project 1 Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Consumer Behaviour Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Marketing Decision Making Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Relationship Marketing Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Research Methods Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Understanding Markets Credits: 15 Assessment: Coursework

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Msc Placement Credits: -

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £8,240 for the course without work experience placement or £9,065 with work experience placement.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2020/21 is £13,905 for the course without work experience placement or £15,450 with work experience placement.

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How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

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