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Marketing MSc

  • Entry requirements: 2:2 (or above)
  • Year of entry: 2017
  • Full-time: 1 year
  • Location: Loughborough
  • Part-time: Not available
  • School: Business and Economics

Programme information

Our MSc Marketing programme offers an exciting opportunity for graduates with an interest in marketing and management to develop a deep understanding of marketing theory and practice.

Our programme reflects the fast-paced nature and ever-evolving marketing world, with an overall strategic aim to impart marketing knowledge and analytical skills in preparation for a range of marketing and management roles within multinational organisations.

During the year you will discover the secrets behind effective strategic marketing management in a global marketplace, learn the techniques used in conducting and analysing market research, and explore the marketing mix in an international context.

Students on the programme will benefit directly from expert teaching by leading researchers and academics, many of whom are world-renowned in their fields.

In addition, our students will have the opportunity to study towards their CIM accredited Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing (this is optional and entirely separate to the master’s degree programme. An additional fee applies, full details will be provided at induction).

Key facts

  • Consistently rated as a Top-10 UK Business School in national league tables - 7th for Business Studies (The Times and Sunday Times University League 2016)
  • Among just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation
  • Opportunity to undertake CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing on campus for an additional fee
  • 75% of the School of Business and Economics’ research is rated as ‘world leading’ or ‘ internationally excellent’ (REF 2014)
  • Scholarships available for the best candidates

MSc Marketing

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Entry requirements

An honours degree (high 2:2 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification, typically in a non-business field although those with a business background will be considered.

See our full list of International Qualification Equivalencies for all countries. Degrees must be obtained from a university or institution recognised by Loughborough University. Please contact us to clarify if required.

English Language requirements

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not.

IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component. The School will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the University's pre-sessional English course. TOEFL with an overall score of 92, and no sub-test score below 22.

See full list of English language qualifications we accept, with full details on each.


The modules in the programme are assessed using a mix of different methods.  The assessment of each module is either exam only, coursework only or a combination of the two.  For the modules assessed by exam and coursework, the typical weight for exam is 50% or 75%.

Take a look at our modules to see what assessments you can expect to undertake.

The information published here reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. Updates may be made on an annual basis and revised details will be published through Programme Specifications ahead of each academic year.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of your teaching, assessment and operating University facilities such as the library, IT equipment and other support services. The standard tuition fees for this course are:

Taught ProgrammesUK/EUInternational
PGT Band 4 £12,500 £20,500

University fees and charges can be paid in advance and there are several methods of payment, including online payments and payment by instalment. Special arrangements are made for payments by part-time students.


A number of scholarships and bursaries are available (dependent on eligibility):

Find out more about the support available for international students and UK/EU students undertaking a research degree or a taught programme.