Marketing Undergraduate Courses

Marketing is one of the most popular and competitive choices for graduate careers – and at Derby you’ll learn all you need to stand out from the crowd. We combine the art and science of marketing to develop your creativity, confidence and connections.

Could you devise persuasive advertising and PR campaigns? Would you like to reach new audiences through innovative digital technologies? Are you interested in the science of consumer psychology? Is your ambition to manage bold marketing strategies?

Marketing is a fast-paced, rapidly changing industry where professionals with specialist expertise are highly sought after. Our distinctive degrees give you a solid grounding in the core principles of marketing, communications and business but also allow you to focus on the specialism of your choice so you’ll develop a CV that gets you noticed.

All our courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), putting you on the pathway to professional qualifications too.  

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The award from Chartered Association of Business Schools is in recognition of Derby Business School’s high standard of support for SMEs and the local economy.

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Gareth Rafferty

The teaching at Derby is great. It is interactive and includes a wide variety of creative skills development such as using design software and photography.

Gareth Rafferty
BA (Hons) Marketing (PR and Advertising)
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What our Marketing graduates do

High-calibre marketing specialists are in demand across all sectors and you could carve out a rewarding career anywhere from multi-national blue-chip companies to the public sector and creative agencies. Some of our graduates have the confidence and skills to set up their own businesses.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

Companies our graduates have gone on to join include:

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The best way to find out if studying at Derby is right for you is to experience an Open Day. Get a feel for the city and campus, tour our first-class facilities and see where you could be living.

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