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BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

112

% applicants receiving offers

86%

Subjects
  • Marketing
Student score
59% LOW
% employed or in further study
97% MED
Average graduate salary
£18k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

Any subject related to the course at grade C and Any Subject at grade C.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Considered where 3 or more subjects have been achieved with with grade D or above

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MMD

International Baccalaureate
25

12 points from Higher level subjects

UCAS tariff points
112

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

86%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

The course has a great reputation for its vocational orientation. The Lecturers have both academic knowledge and industry experiences to teach you the skills you need for the workplace after graduation. So becoming a 'Met Marketer' will be enable you to gain the academic knowledge and practical skills to gain employment in a marketing capacity.

Modules

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Front of the university

Cardiff Met is situated in an exciting and modern city. It is a leading new university in Wales that offers a range of courses designed with your career in mind. It is always investing to provide its students with the best experience possible and students here feel it's a global university that goes the extra mile. Cardiff is ranked as one of the best value cities to study in within the UK.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
24%
76%

Year 1

23%
71%
6%

Year 2

17%
83%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
25%
68%
7%

Year 1

15%
70%
15%

Year 2

25%
65%
10%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 56%
Student score 59% LOW
Able to access IT resources

89%

Staff made the subject interesting

50%

Library resources are satisfactory

83%

Feedback on work has been helpful

50%

Feedback on work has been prompt

56%

Staff are good at explaining things

72%

Received sufficient advice and support

56%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
44% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
46% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
295 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
34% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
11% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

8%

Graduates who are customer service occupations

6%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

19%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The marketing industry hasn't been as badly affected by the recession as many others, and so lots of graduates from all kinds of subjects go into it - with marketing graduates doing so more often than others. A lot of the jobs are in London, but graduates don't just go to work in advertising agencies. All sorts of industries do their own marketing these days, and with the rise of digital and mobile technology, a lot of marketing is done in quite innovative ways, using a wide range of methods. A lot of jobs in this industry are handled through recruitment agencies, so if you get in touch with them early, that might give you a headstart for some of the jobs available. But be careful – unpaid working is not the norm in the marketing industry, but it is more common than in most sectors.
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