About the course

This course will help prepare you for a range of careers in marketing, communications, market research and public relations. It enables you to build personal skills and experience demanded by employers. It is a full-time course offered in partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University and is three-years in duration. The first two years of study taking place at our Bromley Campus and the final year at either Bromley Campus or Canterbury Christ Church University.

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UCAS code

  • The UCAS code for this course is N501
  • The university code for Canterbury Christ Church University is C10
  • Apply via: www.ucas.com

What you will study

Year 1

  • People management in the 21st Century (20 credits)
  • Contemporary business issues (20 credits)
  • Accounting and finance for business (20 credits)
  • Marketing principles and practice (20 credits)
  • Applied statistics for business and management (20 credits)
  • Economics (20 credits)

Year 2

  • Consumer behaviour (20 credits)
  • Marketing planning (20 credits)
  • Marketing research (20 credits)
  • Introduction to digital marketing (20 credits)
  • Integrated marketing communications (20 credits)
  • Project management (20 credits)

Year 3

  • Strategic marketing (20 credits)
  • Global marketing (20 credits)
  • Marketing culture and communications (20 credits)
  • Public relations (20 credits)
  • Dissertation (40 credits)


  • A wide variety of assessment methods are employed to develop both academic and professional skills
  • The overall emphasis within the programme is on coursework assessment. This will involve the use of essays, reports, presentations, reflective and critical assignment, research activities and case studies.
  • Examinations may be used to recognise end of module achievement, particularly where professional body accreditation is offered, and may involve unseen or open-book exercises

Entry requirements

  • You will require a minimum of 64 UCAS points from at least 2 A levels or equivalent and five GCSEs grades A* - C / 9 - 4 including English and maths
  • OR Business Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OR other business-related Level 3 qualifications
  • We also welcome mature applicants who may not satisfy the above criteria
  • Applicants who require a Tier 4 Student Visa need to provide an IELTS 6 with minimum required component scores 5.5 in reading, writing, listening and speaking

Costs and loans

  • The Student Finance England Loan is available for this course

Moving forward

  • Master’s degree
  • Membership of a professional institution
  • Employment in the marketing, market research and PR sector

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