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What will I learn?

MSc Marketing at the University of Lincoln gives students the opportunity to prepare themselves for a career in marketing by developing their understanding of marketing theory and acquire important skills that are necessary in today’s marketing environment, such as team working, written and oral presentations, and analysis of data for strategic thinking.

The programme is taught by a team of experienced academics and practitioners, helping students to acquire and advance the knowledge that will be useful in their academic as well as business careers. The programme is available for either a September or February start.

Students will have the chance to hear from guest speakers working in industry and may work on live projects provided by external businesses. Students can also take part field trips in the UK or abroad.

The course is offered with two separate pathways. Students can either complete one year of study or undertake a two-year course where one year is spent in Professional Practice to gain hands-on experience through a paid placement. Students will be responsible for sourcing their own paid placements but will be supported by dedicated employability specialists. Please note: the Professional Practice pathway is only available for a September start.

Career and Personal Development:

Graduates with Master’s-level awards may progress to marketing roles in a variety of industries around the world. Specialist skills are highly valued by private and public sector organisations, as well as extremely beneficial to those running their own enterprises. Some students go on to careers in research or academia. Careers Service: The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University.

Which department am I in?

University of Lincoln

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,200.00 (16,72,622) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

4 October 2021

Venue

Lincoln (Main Site)

Brayford Pool,

Lincoln,

Lincolnshire,

LN6 7TS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although applicants must successfully complete a US Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with a minimum GPA of 2.8 (some courses may require a GPA of 3.2). Some of our postgraduate programmes, the major / content of your undergraduate degree will be taken into consideration. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score). Some courses require a higher IELTS score.

For international students

Students need to have a honours degree or equivalent. Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. TOEFL IBT with overall score of 79.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Lincoln

Over the past two decades the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million to provide a modern, student-centred environment.

  • Top 150 young university in the world (THE, 2020)
  • Ranked 17th in The Guardian Good University Guide 2020
  • Multicultural community of students from 100+ countries
  • Located in the heart of the historic city of Lincoln