BSc Marketing with Study Abroad in a Modern Language (N501)

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Course summary

Join a University ranked 4th in the UK for Marketing (The Guardian University Guide 2024). This degree equips students with the skills and knowledge to compete in today’s digital era.

The course includes input from marketing practitioners and world-leading researchers. This means you will learn about the most recent advances in marketing, covering topics with high industry demand.

The course explores academic theory applied to industry, preparing you for a career in marketing across any industry sector.

Topics include fundamental marketing theories, digital marketing, consumer behaviour, and brand management.

This course follows the same structure as BSc Marketing, except you will be able to select a language option in your first year. In your second year, you will select a compulsory language option alongside your marketing studies. You will spend year three studying marketing in your chosen language at a partner institution overseas. To find out more about studying abroad, visit Centre for Study Abroad.

You will also study other important aspects of management and business. This will help you to develop an understanding of how marketing fits into the larger organisational structure.


Our Marketing with Study Abroad in a Modern Language BSc is approved by major professional bodies in the UK (CIM) so as a graduate you can gain exemptions from a number of their examinations or credits for prior learning.

Course structure

Full details about the course structure and units for this course can be viewed in the programme catalogue.

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Entry requirements

We accept a wide variety of qualifications and welcome applications from students of all backgrounds. Below is a guide to the typical offers for this course.

DDD in any Applied General BTEC National Level 3 Extended Diploma

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36 points overall with 18 at Higher Level
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level

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85% overall
Advanced Higher: AA, and Standard Higher: AAAAB
Access to HE Diploma in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Psychology, Law or History (or similar titles). The 45 graded Level 3 credits must include at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit or above.

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Requirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
Requirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/M2 is B, and M3 is C.
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