What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
from at least two A Levels. Plus five GCSEs at grades A*–C (9 - 4) including English Language and Maths.
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.
% applicants receiving offers88%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
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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This course will prepare you for a potential career in a wide range of marketing communications disciplines such as, advertising, public relations, digital communications or the wider field of marketing. You will develop an in-depth understanding of, marketing communications tools and activities, buying behaviour, target audience analysis and campaign planning. You will also learn how to develop communication messages, and undertake digital and traditional media planning. - Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Accredited Study Centre and an Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) Key Educational Partner leading to significant exemptions from CIM and IDM professional qualifications (subject to module choice) - Pitch a business idea to real-life entrepreneurs and win a great prize through our annual Fox’s Lair competition for first year students - Work on real projects with advertising and marketing communications agencies such as creating advertising campaigns, and undertake a variety of innovative coursework and assessments to help you put your skills into practice - Enjoy an international experience with #DMUglobal trips have included New York, Belin, Copenhagen, Indore and Beijing - Placement opportunities with local, national and global companies including Canon, Experian, Virgin Holidays, Walt Disney, Nike and Telefonica (O2) - 96.7 per cent of our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating* latest Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2015/16 *- Our alumni are employed by leading brands in graduate jobs** such as Sales Executive at Toyota, Marketing Executive at Marks and Spencers, Graduate Trainee Commercial Marketer at EE and more - Rated in the top 10 most popular universities in the UK by UCAS, find out more #ichoseDMU We have one of the largest marketing departments in the UK and our staff include professors of international renown, who contribute to high-quality research and consultancy projects. Many of our lecturers have worked in the industry and bring real world experience into the learning environment. With extensive industry experience and research interest in key areas of marketing communications development, our dedicated marketing lecturers will provide you with help and support throughout your studies, placement applications and graduate careers.
YEAR ONE: Principles of Marketing, Financial Decision Making , Employability, Professionalism and Academic Study Skills , Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Enterprise, Introduction to Work and Organisations, Marketing Information and Decision Making, The Digital and Social Media Context of Business, Business Sustainability YEAR TWO: Advertising and Promotion, Brand Management, Direct and Digital Marketing*, Marketing Research, Buyer Behaviour, Plus option modules from the following indicative list: International Marketing, Sports Marketing YEAR THREE: Campaign Planning, Contemporary Issues in Advertising in Advertising and PR, Marketing Dissertation or The Brand Portfolio, Plus option modules from the following indicative list: Interactive Marketing Campaign*, E-Marketing, Global Marketing Strategies, Customer Management, Marketing Planning and Management, Reflective Business Practice** *Essential for progression towards the IDM Certificate in Direct Marketing **Only applicable to those who have undertaken a placement year
The £136 million campus transformation at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) has created the modern, inspiring environment students deserve. DMU has been named as one of the 150 best young universities in the world by the influential Times Higher Education magazine, and rated as No.1 for graduate employability, and in the top three for teaching excellence among UK universities, in a preliminary study by the Times Higher Education magazine.
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Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) for the purpose of gaining CIM qualifications through the Graduate Gateway.
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