About the course
We are surrounded by advertising, marketing and media campaigns in a hugely competitive world-wide marketplace. Our societies are constantly influenced by the advertising industry, and businesses need to become increasingly aware of the societies and cultures in which theyre operating. These areas play an important commercial function within business and organisations.Taught within our top rated Department of Sociology, this course investigates key theoretical and substantive debates in the critical study of advertising, marketing and media, and analyse the advertising industries in Britain, North America and newly emerging economies like India.You explore topics including:Recent developments from actor network theory on market devices Concepts of advertising, marketing and consumption Contemporary marketing and management Media and communications Developing brand culturesYou are introduced to primary research materials, like market research data, examining debates about the historical rise of marketing-orientated businesses and the growth of the advertising agency. Our Department of Sociology was rated top 10 in the UK for research quality (REF 2014). Were pursuing a new understand of the social world with our world leading research, and contributing to the thinking that guides organisations.This course is supported by expertise from the Essex Business School. Our strong emphasis on ethics and sustainable business practice in the global economy will provide knowledge and skills necessary for your future career in an increasingly complex world.
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October
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Qualification
Masters Degree
Estimated annual course fee
GBP 17,900
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Duration
1 Year
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2 Years
English language requirements
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6.5
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60
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University of Essex is a truly international institution with a long history of welcoming students from around the world. It has students from various countries and over a third of their students are from outside the UK. This makes the same the most international mainstream university in the UK outside London. Students’ time at Essex will be full of opportunities to meet new people, try new things and develop new skills. It is a global university which is proud to play a part in the cultural and economic life of the communities.
The University works hard to create a living and working environment that helps students make the mark. It combines different methods of teaching to make sure students get the most out of their subject, while also developing the transferable skills that are sought by employers. Depending on the course, students can expect a mixture of lectures, seminars, lab work and field trips.
Essex has three campuses at Colchester, Loughton and South end. Each campus is different but offers the same world class education. All it’s campuses have quick road, bus and rail links to London and London airports.
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The Campus is set within 200 acres of beautiful parkland, located two miles from the historic town centre of Colchester – Englands oldest recorded town. Our Colchester Campus is also easily reached from London and Stansted Airport in under one hour. Home to 14,000 students from more than 130 countries, our Colchester Campus is the largest of our three sites, making us one of the most internationally diverse campuses on the planet - we like to think of ourselves as the world in one place.