Do you want to take your marketing knowledge to the next level? Or perhaps you’re looking for the opportunity to combine forward-thinking research with the creativity of marketing? If so, our MA Strategic Marketing course is the right choice for you.
Designed to open up a variety of exciting career opportunities across a range of sectors, this MA Strategic Marketing degree will teach you how to create a structured, strategic marketing plan for any organisation or business – a highly sought after skill in the competitive job market. An accredited CIM course, our MA Strategic Marketing degree is designed for both new graduates and practising managers who are aiming to shape high-level strategies and manage creative global marketing plans. Ready to get started?
On this MA Strategic Marketing course, you’ll explore a range of subjects across a variety of fields – from international marketing to marketing communications. You’ll develop the ability to critically analyse and apply theories of marketing, enabling you to become a highly capable marketing professional. And what’s more, our master’s in strategic marketing is CIM accredited, helping you to stand out from the crowd and appeal to employers all over the world.
On this strategic marketing course, you’ll have the opportunity to regularly demonstrate what you’ve learned, allowing your tutors to track your progress. These assessments include:
At Arden University we consider applications on a case by case basis. If you have significant work experience, have qualifications you have gained elsewhere, or a degree or qualification that isn't a clear pathway to this degree - we are more than happy to discuss your application.
To be eligible for our MA Strategic Marketing course, we need to see that you have:
We also offer an internal English test for applicants who are unable to provide an English Proficiency letter. More information on this can be found here.
We’re happy to receive an application from you if you have substantial management experience (typically 5 years) and can show us that you have the motivation to study this programme.
We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study this strategic marketing course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experience.
Before beginning your strategic marketing degree, it’s good to get to know the lecturers who will be teaching you. The School of Business and Management is made up of a team of academic staff who hold a wealth of knowledge and professional experience.
Studying a master’s degree with Arden is all about preparing you for the world of senior employment. As well as mastering a range of advanced skills, you’ll graduate with a stand-out CV that sets you apart in a competitive job market. So, whether you want to progress with your current organisation or take on a new challenge, the choice is yours!
You’ll gain a wide range of leadership and management skills by completing this course. Best of all, because we focus on the practical application of what you learn, you’ll find that these skills are transferable to a range of different roles. Whilst studying, you’ll:
This course will help you develop the right skills and knowledge to accelerate your career to a senior leadership role. We’re proud to say that a number of our postgraduates have gone on to work for globally successful companies like Apple, IBM, Clarins and KLB Group. Our alumni have branched out into roles such as:
Ready to get started on your lifelong learning journey? Your MA is just the start. Alongside your core modules, you’ll have the opportunity to gain insights from fellow alumni and explore additional resources and learning skills with our exclusive student platform.
Achieving your strategic marketing qualification will help you to accelerate your progression into a senior management role. But there’s more! Beyond the core MA itself, Arden students will receive additional support and guidance, developing your employability and CV even further.
Throughout your studies, you’ll have access to student support advisors who are here for you 24/7. They’ll help you to enhance your academic skills, guide you with your orientation and offer tailored career support. This means you’ll have guidance at every stage of your degree from our extensive community of students and fellow alumni, who can offer 1-2-1 advice for your future beyond Arden University.
Outside of this, you’ll also have unlimited access to our online platform, iLearn – providing you with all the learning resources and tools needed to excel in your studies.
Got other commitments? Studying an MA Strategic Marketing degree is made easy with Arden University. Our online learning model fits around your lifestyle, so you can study at a time and pace that works best for you.
The staff and the support along the way has been amazing. Any questions or enquiries are answered. I cannot thank the admissions team enough for their part in advising and supporting me through this MA. It is a big step to make and having the support through the whole process really helped.
How does it work?
With online learning, you decide when and where you work through your self-guided learning materials, without being held to a set lecture timetable. If you’re interrupted during a lesson, simply pause the materials and continue later. You can also communicate and collaborate with your tutor and classmates through live online forums and email.
Find out more about how Online Learning works.