Entry requirements

Candidates will normally hold a first or second class honours degree (or equivalent) in marketing, business, commerce or a related discipline. No work experience is required for admission onto the course. Applicants whose native language is not English must provide evidence of their English language capabilities at a level approved by the University of Northampton (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge Proficiency Certificate or equivalent).

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You can study our International Marketing Strategy course as a full-time course or via distance learning.

Our MSc International Marketing Strategy is specifically designed to provide you with a strong foundation for a successful career in the exciting and fast-paced world of international marketing. The course also enhances your ability to think strategically about marketing management in an international context.

Marketing is no longer just a business function, it is a way of doing business that places the consumer at the centre of organisational activity. Marketing is an essential component of organisational success not only in businesses, but also in the public sector and not-for-profit organisations.

Whether you are actively seeking opportunities in other countries, or working with global influences in a home market, international marketing strategy affects us all. This course will enable you to develop the professional marketing skills and knowledge required to work effectively in this increasingly complex environment. Studying this course will also enhance your ability to think strategically about marketing issues and challenges.

Our MSc International Marketing Strategy is made up of several modules that combine to provide you with a comprehensive coverage of the challenging and dynamic discipline of international marketing. The content of the course reflects the key strategic decisions that underpin international marketing including:

  • the decision to internationalise
  • market identification
  • screening and selection
  • market entry
  • tactical action programmes
  • implementation
  • monitoring and evaluation

The dissertation gives you an opportunity to complete a substantial piece of independent research on an international marketing topic of your choice.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
study@northampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1604 735500