- Want to use your creativity and influence business strategy? Want to become a marketing manager? Want to master another language?
- This degree gives you exemptions from professional bodies CIM and IDM, and the chance to study in a different country
- Study a marketing degree ranked 2nd overall in London (Complete University Guide 2017).
Entry requirements may change during Clearing.
3 years full time
6 years part time
4 years sandwich programme
We were the first UK university to offer a specialist degree in marketing communications, and we have continued to develop our portfolio since then. We have recently redesigned this degree in collaboration with employers and marketing professional bodies, allowing us to keep up to date with digital trends.
This degree will provide you with up-to-date marketing knowledge, a valuable industry qualification and a range of transferable skills, including competence in a European language.
You can choose to specialise in either French, Italian or Spanish. This combination will make you stand out and excel in the global marketing industry.
In your first year you will gain a strong foundation in essential marketing principles. Year 2 focuses on market research and the marketing mix, while Year 3 takes a strategic perspective and introduces direct, interactive and digital marketing. This degree will prepare you for a career within global marketing.
You will have the option to undertake a work placement in your third year, providing insight and practical skills which employers seek in graduates.
Students on this programme usually gain the Chartered Institute of Marketing's (CIM) Certificate in Professional Marketing on graduation, boosting their early careers. You will have the opportunity to gain exemptions from Market Research Society and Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing examinations, gaining professional recognition early in your career.
You can also participate in the Erasmus+ international exchange programme. This will help improve your language skills and give you experience of living and working in another country. The Erasmus+ Scheme provides a grant towards the cost of studying abroad for a year.
Our Greenwich Employability Passport scheme recognises and rewards your participation in additional activities such as part-time work, volunteering, student societies or industry guest lectures.
The student's Marketing Society has over 100 members. The Society combines a mixture of academic and social activities. It's a great chance to hear about the industry from experts, previous speakers included IBM and Mediacom. A great way for you to create business contacts.
Our marketing students achieved first place in the latest national marketing competition organised by the Institute of Direct Marketing.
We are proud to say that compared to other universities in London our marketing courses are ranked:
- Top five in student satisfaction
- Second overall according to the Complete University Guide 2017.
- To ensure you develop a good understanding and grounding in marketing
- To provide you with an essential grasp of the skills required by employers, including competence in a European language.
What you'll study
What people say
"Besides making friends for life, my placement was crucial for my development. You'll learn to manage multiple tasks under pressure with the right amount of responsibility and team support."
BA Hons Marketing with Language
Students are assessed through:
Students can usually gain exemptions from certain Chartered Institute of Marketing, Market Research Society and Institute of Direct Marketing examinations.
Students who complete the sandwich year (work placement) may gain an additional qualification, the Diploma of Professional Experience (DPE).
You may pursue international careers in advertising, public relations, sales promotions, direct marketing and any other marketing field.
The Business School has a dedicated Employability Office to assist students in securing a placement during their sandwich year. Working with over 200 companies they also offer a range of internships, mentoring schemes and networking opportunities.
Find out more about our careers and employability support.
Fees and finance
Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.
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DLR Cutty Sark (approx. 3 min walk)
Greenwich and Maze Hill (approx. 8 walk)
Greenwich Pier - Ferry service (3 min walk)
TFL buses frequently run close by.
Public 'Pay and display' car parks nearby.
Campus bus service every half hour between campuses.
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