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What should I select: MBA or Masters in Marketing?

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  • Preferred qualification: Postgraduate | Preferred study destination: United Kingdom
Hi, I am 27 years old. I have done my Bachelor of Arts in International Hospitality Management and have a work experience in Hospitality Industry (hotel sales) in India for 6 years post which I am working for an online travel company as business development manager for last 7 months. I have inclination towards and want to pursue my career in Marketing/Advertising/Branding. I want to do a full-time Masters degree but am confused over a Masters in Marketing Degree or an MBA. Kindly suggest which one shall be more effective and worth keeping ROI and course duration in prospect. Also, please suggest me on to choose for an Indian University/College or an American/Canadian/Australian University/College.

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Cost of MBA course varies from one country to another. United States: 20-45 lakhs INR per annum, United Kingdom: 12 -40 lakhs INR per annum,   Australia, its approx 20,000-45,000 AUD.
Pg courses in UK could costs GBP 9,500 - GBP 15,000 per year.
In Australia Post graduate programs vary from AUS$ 10000 to AUS$ 19000 per year.In USA, it could cost you about 20,000 $ plus to complete the Masters program.

The MS degree is designed to give you a set of highly focused skills which you can take into the workforce as a technician.   MS programs provide students with a great depth of knowledge in one specialty area, preparing graduates to go out into the workforce with true expertise in that area and do very well.   

MBA as it says, it is “Master of Business Administration”, clearly we can see it is an Administration or Management degree by name. It is no way technical in nature. You are not trying to explore the depth of a particular subject; you are trying to learn various aspects of a business and learn management skills to administer company’s or organization’s resources and people effectively.

The MSc in Marketing programme gives you a fundamental understanding of all marketing functions providing an insight into both marketing management and management practices. There are various universities offering the program in the UK. MBA is one of the most popular courses amongst students looking to in the UK.
USA is a wonderful place to further your education, study programs for a Master degree in USA are vast, from top-notch business programs to excellent fine arts degrees. MSc in Marketing has a unique combination of technical and business expertise and will be able to communicate at all levels of an organization. And there are a variety of MBA programs in the U.S, for international students.

MSc in Marketing program in Australia caters  the students seeking specialist, post-graduate marketing education and training which will provide them with excellent scope to operate as marketing professionals in today's global business environment. The MBA Australia has been designed for people who want to learn about business and management across many different disciplines.

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