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International Marketing MSc


The International Marketing MSc degree aims to introduce and develop a contemporary perspective to the international marketplace and the key tasks involved in successful international marketing.

You will study areas such as analysis and research of the international environment, and the design and implementation of specific international marketing activities and strategies.


 The course includes the following:

  • learn how to to interpret market data and provide a situational analysis of the market;
  • acquire the skills to make recommendations for strategic developments;
  • students have the option of enrolling on the internship programme providing the opportunity to undertake a workplace project on behalf of an organisation; 
  • focuses specifically on an international context, reflecting a more global approach to marketing issues;
  • opportunity to apply for an internship rather than undertaking a dissertation;
  • teaching is very student focused and very participative, giving students the opportunity to ask questions and gain immediate feedback.


The course offers students a range of postgraduate opportunities based around core modules fundamental to understanding the application of marketing concepts and theories in a variety of business contexts.

Students can develop more specialist knowledge, understanding and skills by opting for specialist modules.

All students study a common core in the first semester.  In the second semester you will study modules specific to your chosen award, which would include material on:

  • key influences on the global marketing management paradigm;
  • information and research for international marketing,
  • branding and brand strategies;
  • on-line marketing in international markets;
  • international marketing strategy, planning and organisation.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a good second class honours degree, preferably in a related business or management discipline.


To find out more about how to apply, click on the Apply For This Course button above. Many of our courses offer a part-time study option. Note that the part-time mode of study is not applicable to international students, unless you hold a relevant visa – please check with the international office.

Please note: we have a range of taught postgraduate awards to suit your needs, from Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma to a full Master's Degree (MA, MBA, MSc, LLM). In most cases you can decide to exit at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, without carrying onto the full Master's qualification.

How will this course enhance my career prospects?

The MSc International Marketing course is suited to graduates seeking career development in multi-national corporations or looking to explore opportunities to secure employment overseas. Previous graduates have secured exciting and rewarding positions in a wide variety of marketing areas such as brand management, creative advertising development, working with the leading organisations worldwide such as Valeo, McCann-Erickson and many others.

Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), this course is also mapped for maximum exemptions against the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing. This means that you have the opportunity to work towards achieving the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing while studying and may graduate with an enhanced qualification that is highly sought after by employers. Our students need only complete two units of the Diploma to gain the qualification in full.

With appropriate work experience you will be eligible for Associated/Member status from CIM and awarded designatory letters ACIM/MCIM. With this you will be well on your way to Chartered Marketer status, the mark of an up-to-date, qualified and experienced marketing professional (additional fees may apply).


Centre for Global Engagement logoTo prepare students for the challenges of the global employment market and to strengthen and develop their broader personal and professional skills Coventry University has developed a unique Global Leaders Programme.

The objectives of the programme, in which postgraduate and eligible undergraduate students can participate, is to provide practical career workshops and enable participants to experience different business cultures.

Click here for further details on the Global Leaders Programme.


Further information

If you click on the Order a Prospectus button above, we will send you a printed Postgraduate Prospectus; alternatively you can download a pdf prospectus.

To find out more information about Postgraduate Study at Coventry University, including finance and funding and the benefits of further study, see our Postgraduate Study pages.

Course code:
  • 1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time

  • Postgraduate Degree (MBA / MSc / MA / MPA)

Course type:
  • Full time
  • Part time


Contact Details:

Recruitment and Admissions Office

UK students only: +44 (0) 24 7765 4321

International and EU students: +44 (0) 24 7765 2152

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