This vocationally orientated degree provides a thorough understanding of business management and contemporary marketing theory and practice. It is professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Topics covered include global marketing, accounting and finance, management and organisation, and growth in a globalised economy.
You will gain significant real-world experience and benefit from our strong links with globally recognised companies.
You will gain the appropriate academic knowledge and practical skills should you decide to pursue a career in management or become an entrepreneur.
The quality of the marketing degrees at Newcastle is recognised with a top ten ranking in The Complete University Guide 2014.
Your contact time may involve two lectures per week per module, or one lecture and one seminar per module.
Assessment methods include: written examinations, essays, project work, portfolios of practical work, oral presentations, computer-based multiple-choice questions, and a dissertation or individual reflective report. Teaching and assessment methods may vary from module to module; more information can be found in our individual module listings.
Visit our Teaching and Learning pages to read about the outstanding learning experience available to you at Newcastle University.
You may choose to spend the year between Stages 2 and 3 working or studying in the UK or Europe on a 12-month placement.
Newcastle University Business School has a dedicated placement officer who will help you to find a position that matches your skills and interests. Our current interns are mainly acting as marketing assistants or assistant brand managers, many within large multinational corporations, undertaking projects which include:
Newcastle University Business School has excellent links with industry and professional bodies, providing exposure to future employers.
Each year we award prizes, sponsored by major firms and professional bodies, to outstanding students to commend their dedication. We also regularly welcome guest speakers from industry.
As a student in Newcastle University Business School you will have access to teaching, learning and computing facilities in our brand new, state-of-the-art building within Newcastle's emerging business district. Take a virtual tour of our new building on our Business School website.
All Business School students have access to specialist careers support from our award-winning Careers Service, and career management sessions with our dedicated Business School careers adviser. The Business School also runs an annual career development week to give you an insight into possible career options and to help you to start thinking about your future.
We encourage all of our students to gain work experience while studying with us. This could be on a full-time, part-time, or voluntary basis. The Business School's Placement Officer will support you in your search for a work placement. Other opportunities for you to boost your personal and professional skills during your studies include:
You will be part of a global community in the Business School, with staff and students representing 69 different countries. You will also have the chance to have a say in how the Business School is run through initiatives such as the Board of Students.
Get involved in our open forum created for Marketing and Management students, supported by our current students dynamically interacting with the global community.
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