• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Business and Marketing (Hons) programme offered by University of Essex Online equips you with a broad-based and thorough understanding of the rapidly changing environment and operations of modern business and market promotion.

About

The business modules introduce you to increasingly complex problems and encourage you to apply your knowledge and understanding to develop innovative solutions. 

The marketing modules further your understanding of the role of the marketing function in organisations and allow you to study specialist topics such as e-business marketing and business-to-business marketing.

The Business and Marketing (Hons) programme offered by University of Essex Online contributes to your career development as you explore concepts such as consumer analysis and the planning and implementation of marketing programmes. 

The wider skills and knowledge gained from the business modules also prepares you for many different career paths as it provides you with a solid grounding in research, reporting, analysis and presentation.

Careers

The programme is dedicated to improving employability amongst the graduates. The online courses give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

A business and marketing degree provides you with a critical and reflective understanding of marketing and its relationship with the wider international business environment.

The in-depth understanding our graduates gain in their studies has led to careers in areas as such as consultancy, advertising, digital marketing and project coordination, as well as general management.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Effective Learning
  • Business and Management Skills
  • Fundamentals of Marketing 
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Business Environment
  • Core Skills and Employability

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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General Requirements

  • Two A-levels, or equivalent; plus
  • If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 
  • If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we require students to pass a free online English test.

Work Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above, or equivalent
  • 3 year’s relevant work experience

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4620 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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