To be eligible for this course you must normally have either:
- A UK honours degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent.
For students whose prior learning was not taught in English:
- IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you if have substantial management experience (typically 5 years) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.
If you have other postgraduate level business awards you may be eligible for entry and/or exemptions. This will be assessed on an individual basis.
Months of entry
Perfect for marketing professionals aiming to shape high-level strategy and manage creative global marketing plans. You will consolidate your experience of marketing by exploring the key areas of this discipline, helping you to make more informed and strategic decisions. This Masters in Strategic Marketing has the added value of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accreditation, giving you a postgraduate qualification with exceptional value in the marketing industry.
If you have a Masters level award you can progress to a senior marketing role in a variety of industries around the world. The specialist skills you will hold are highly valued by private and public sector organisations.
CIM Affiliate Membership included:
Whilst you are actively studying with us, we will cover the cost of your studying membership with the CIM. This gives you access to a range of great resources.
This course is delivered in one of our study centres in London, Birmingham or Manchester, with one three-hour evening session a fortnight. As well as these classes, you’ll have access to our unique online learning platform. There, you will be able to reinforce your learning through a lively combination of discussion forums, guided group work, podcasts, narrated presentations and online lectures. 90% of our students work alongside their study and we have designed this course so that you can achieve your qualification without having to press pause on your life or career.
- Marketing Communications
- Driving Innovation -CIM
- Mastering Metrics - CIM
- International Marketing
- Strategic Marketing - CIM
- Research Methods
What having the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accreditation means
In addition to developing a range of high level transferrable skills and the ability to demonstrate them, this programme is aligned to the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing.
This means that on graduation, you will be able to add even more value to your Masters qualification by gaining an additional CIM qualification for relatively little extra time and cost.
Information for international students
Arden's blended learning courses are only available for UK residents. However, with distance learning Arden makes it possible to study from anywhere in the world. Thousands of students from over 150 countries already do. You don't need to leave your country or your family to get a UK degree. Click here to find out more.
Fees and funding
We believe costs shouldn’t be a barrier to personal development which is why our degrees cost much less than the average UK qualification. If you are looking for a smart, value for money option then look no further - you can stay in control of your finance and focus on your learning.
For further information regarding course fees please visit the website for more information.
Please note that duration of the course will depend on those who apply for a student loan. Please speak to our admissions advisors for more information.
Qualification and course duration
Further details of qualification
What having the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accreditation means In addition to developing a range of high level transferrable skills and the ability to demonstrate them, this programme is aligned to the CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing. This means that on graduation, you will be able to add even more value to your Masters qualification by gaining an additional CIM qualification for relatively little extra time and cost.
Course contact details
- The Admissions Team
- 0800 268 7737