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Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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.
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
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
Needs, wants, desires. If you want to understand what drives people to buy products and services, and how to attract them in the first place, you could build a successful career for yourself in business. Our course aims to give you a thorough grounding in marketing to develop creative and compelling communications. The world of marketing is becoming more and more competitive. Businesses want to stand apart, but with so many channels available to them to get their message across, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to do so. The course gives you a solid marketing foundation and an understanding of advertising and interactive communications and how to use them successfully. We’ll give you the opportunity to develop your marketing skills and become extremely attractive to employers. While you’re here you'll have the chance to take part in two competitions. Every year our marketing students can get involved in L’Oreal’s ‘Brandstorm’ and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) ‘The Pitch’. Huddersfield students have won both competitions in the past. Thanks to our network of contacts in the business world, we’ll give you opportunities to work on live projects. Not to mention an optional placement year. Employers are looking for graduates who have real-world experience, and we’ll give you the chance to build up your CV. At Huddersfield, we were the first to introduce marketing into our undergraduate degrees. We like to stay at the cutting-edge with our Marketing BA(Hons) course too. We aim to keep abreast of all the latest marketing thinking and practice, to give you an excellent opportunity to build your skills and move on to your marketing career.
Year 1: Core modules: Markets and Marketing; Practical Marketing; The Marketing Environment; Brands and Branding; Creativity and Innovation for Business. Year 2: Core modules: Marketing Communications; Customer Insight; Market Research and Consultancy; Managing and Communicating Brands; The Customer Experience. Year 3 - optional placement year: The course offers an optional one-year (48 weeks) work placement after the second year, in the UK or abroad. Final year: Core modules: Strategic Marketing Planning; Dissertation. Option modules: Choose two from a list which may include: Creative Brand Management; Advertising Strategy and Planning; Strategic Retailing; Digital And Social Media Marketing; International Marketing; Direct and Digital Marketing; Public Relations and Sponsorship; Marketing and Management of Innovation; Marketing for Small Business; Creative Brand Management.
The University of Huddersfield was named Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013, an award supported by outstanding support for students at all levels. The university is in the top ten in the UK for graduate employability and teaching excellence and the number one mainstream university in England for assessment and feedback. Combine this with our record for supporting work placements and student enterprise and you will find there is a lot more to Huddersfield than meets the eye.
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