Marketing is a profession which can open doors to many different types of career path, with a wide variety of specialisations available for skilled graduates to move into. When studying marketing in the UK, students will focus on marketing fundamentals, digital skills and financial reporting.
Almost all UK universities offer programmes in marketing, but selected institutions excel. Factors that go into a university performing well include graduate prospects, industry connections and student satisfaction scores, and you can learn more about the top five UK universities (Guardian University Guide 2020) to study marketing below.
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Top Five UK Universities for Marketing
1. University of Oxford
The University of Oxford is one of the most prestigious universities in the world and regularly finishes top of global university rankings. Its undergraduate economics and management programme has an extremely popular marketing study option which can be taken in years 2 and 3.
- Undergraduate course to consider: BA (hons) economics & management
2. University of St Andrews
The University of St Andrews is one of the oldest universities in the world (founded 1413) and its Masters in Marketing (MLitt) “develops an integrated and critically aware understanding of marketing and organisations and equips students to meet the strategic challenges of the global marketplace.”
- Postgraduate course to consider: Marketing MLitt
3. University of Bath
The Management with Marketing BSc (Hons) at Bath lasts for four years, including a placement year, and Nigerian students can expect to gain a solid grounding in the major areas of business practice. A high proportion of Bath students are in a professional or managerial job within six months of graduating from University business and marketing programmes.
- Undergraduate course to consider: Management with Marketing BSc (Hons)
4. University of Loughborough
The Marketing and Management BSc (Hons) at Loughborough University lasts four years (one year placement) and students will learn how to apply the latest industry-specific research insights and commercial best practice into a competitive marketing industry. Loughborough is a top five UK university who were named the WhatUni Student Choice University of the Year for 2018.
- Undergraduate course to consider: Marketing and Management BSc (Hons)
5. University of Warwick
The MSc Marketing & Strategy at the University of Warwick is ranked 8th in the world globally and 5th in the UK. Compulsory modules include Critical Issues in Marketing, Strategic Management and Marketing & Strategy Analytics. Graduates from this course have gone on to work in marketing roles at Coca-Cola, Saatchi and Saatchi and Bentley.
- Postgraduate course to consider: MSc Marketing & Strategy