• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Are you looking to upgrade your existing marketing qualifications into a full honours degree? The Marketing (Top Up) (Hons) programme at Solent University is specifically designed to help you build on what you already know, strengthening the skills you developed during work in the industry or earlier study at HND level (or equivalent).
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Overview

Delivered in just one year, the Marketing (Top Up) (Hons) programme at Solent University is best suited to those who already have professional experience, a marketing qualification at HND level, or both. This enables students to jump straight into the intensive curriculum.

Students learn from a course team with a wide range of academic and industry experience. Their established industry links have provided past students with a range of exciting opportunities including guest lectures, live briefs and industry assessments. Businesses that have previously been involved with Solent’s business and marketing programmes include Mercedes Benz, Ahmed Tea and Dorset Goodness.

Career Opportunities

Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • Marketing management
  • Market research
  • Internet marketing
  • Marketing communications
  • Product and brand management
  • Direct marketing
  • Public relations
  • Account management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Marketing Management 
  • International Marketing 
  • Electronic Marketing 
  • Effective Marketing Communications 
  • Academic and Professional Development 
  • Business Consultancy Project

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    56

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • Relevant HND/foundation degree pass with merit overall (55 per cent)
  • Completion of the second year of a relevant and comparable degree.
  • Course equivalent of a merit pass in a business HND.

TOEFL IBT;

  • Approx. Cost £170
  • Undergraduate 80 (min. 19 in each component)

 Pearson Versant;

  • Approx. Cost £40-50
  • Undergraduate 56 (51 in each component)

   IELTS Indicator

  • Approx. Cost $145
  • Undergraduate 6.0 (5.5 in each component)

Duolingo

  •  Approx. Cost $49/£40
  • Undergraduate Overall 100

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13260 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13260 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Southampton

  • 697 - 1100 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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