Designed to develop present-day, practical skills and knowledge in digital marketing, underpinned by business and marketing principles, this course is ideal for anyone interested in or working in digital marketing and social media. It will equip you to respond to ever-changing digital challenges and innovations, create effective and successful cross-channel campaigns, and seize opportunities in globally competitive markets.
The BSc (Hons) Digital Marketing course has been designed to focus on real challenges, developments and issues in the digital marketing environment.
The flexible delivery of online learning resources and activities facilitated by digital marketing specialists and practitioners fits perfectly around a full-time job, wherever you are based. In addition, you'll frequently be required to put your skills and knowledge into practice throughout the course, with live and practical applications 'on the job' as you progress. Our new Learning Management System (LMS) offers plenty of interactive online learning activities and resources to foster a collaborative and supportive programme, augmented by online discussions, student blog writing, and critical reflection and analysis under the guidance of experienced tutors.
Students who successfully complete the degree will have the opportunity to gain additional professional recognition with the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM). This involves additional exams for which extra fees apply. The degree is recognised on the Chartered Institute of Marketing's (CIM) Graduate Gateway, which offers additional membership pathways beyond graduation.
Throughout the degree course, you'll be assessed on your progress to check you are meeting the intended learning outcomes and you're engaging fully with each module. These will comprise:
The course is delivered by experienced practitioners who bring life to the theories and guide you in your personal development and the practical application of new theories, techniques and practices in your workplace. So you'll develop your confidence and competence in your job and make immediate impact at every step of your course.
Successful completion of the course will equip you to undertake the role of a Digital Marketer, or any similar role in this field.
You may also wish to consider progressing to postgraduate study with our MSc Marketing.
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Throughout the course, we'll assess your progress to make sure you're meeting the intended learning outcomes and engaging fully with each module. These formative assessments help you to monitor and improve your initial-level performance as you advance through the module. They might include self-completion questionnaires, group exercises (discussion forums), and practical digital marketing-related tasks and activities.
The summative assessment, at the end of each module, lets you demonstrate that you've fulfilled the learning outcomes at each level and to the standard expected. These will include written reports, portfolios, presentations, and practical work-based projects.
You have a highly active mind and see opportunity everywhere. Now you need theory and life-changing skills to sharpen your approach to management. At the Faculty of Business & Law, you will immerse yourself in a multicultural environment where technology blends with teaching to create a dynamic and innovative learning environment. An environment to help you gain those skills.
* Applications without a Level 3 are considered on their individual merits on a case by case basis. Those wishing to apply with experiential learning may be required to demonstrate their academic potential by writing an essay.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
As a distance learner, you'll also need a suitable computer with internet connection, together with sufficient IT competence to make effective use our online learning management system (LMS) with high-speed internet and email.
Full-time undergraduate (3 years, 4 years with foundation year)
Work-based, part-time undergraduate (4 years)
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