Start date: October 2021
BSc (Hons) UCAS: N294 3 years
BSc (Hons) UCAS: N288 4 years with professional training
BSc (Hons) UCAS: N293 4 years with foundation year
BSc (Hons) UCAS: N292 5 years with foundation year and professional training
Why choose this course
At Surrey Business School, we’re renowned for our excellent research, dynamic learning environment and strong links with industry.
Our business management degree courses give you the opportunity to explore how organisations of all sizes start, run and thrive.
We inspire positive change in business and society, individuals and organisations, locally and globally by delivering impactful research and courses which promote a global and digital mindset for the future of business.
By combining this core knowledge with specific expertise in marketing on our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) pathway, you’ll explore marketing analytics, marketing in the digital environment and market research, as well as addressing important areas such as marketing strategy.
We are ranked in the top 10 for business and economics in the United Kingdom by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 by subject.
"Surrey has offered me amazing opportunities – I have made friends for life and there is not one moment of my time here that has made me doubt the decision I made four years ago." Patricia Lopez Menendez, student
What you will study
Specifically designed to offer an exciting and challenging course for those wishing to pursue a career in marketing and related areas, this pathway covers a wide range of marketing disciplines that embrace the varied career options available in the field.
Our BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) course offers a variety of innovative modules where you’ll have the opportunity to study both the latest academic research and industry trends in this dynamic field.
You’ll gain an overall view of marketing and explore psychological elements such as consumer behaviour, with the option to develop your creative skills through topics like marketing communications and international fashion marketing.
BSc (Hons) - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
Careers and graduate prospects
We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University.
The ability to select the modules most relevant to your chosen career means you will graduate well-equipped to take advantage of all the career opportunities open to you.
We have an excellent track record of graduate employment. Graduates over the last few years have secured roles such as:
Marketing Executive, Microsoft
Business Unit Controller, Thomson Reuters
Marketing Assistant, Investment Mastery
Account Manager, Capgemini
Marketing Assistant, CBRE Group
Graduate Sales and Marketing, McLaren Automotive
Graduate Marketing Analyst, Thales UK
Our marketing graduates who enrol with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) as an Affiliate can study CIM qualifications without having to complete all of the modules.
For most qualifications, you’ll only need to take two assessments instead of the usual three, meaning you’ll be able to add an individual award to supplement your degree. There is a fee to join CIM.
BSc (Hons): BBB
BSc (Hons) with foundation year: CCD
Applicants taking an A-level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element.
Please note: A-level General Studies and A-level Critical Thinking are not accepted.
GCSE or equivalent: English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade C (4) (or equivalent). Applicants must have achieved these grades at the time of making their application.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in Writing and 5.5 in each other element.
If you do not currently meet the level required for your programme, we offer intensive pre-sessional English language courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.
The annual tuition fees for courses starting in October 2021
You have the option to complete a Professional Training placement as part of this course. This will give you the opportunity to develop your professional, academic and personal potential, helping to prepare you for your future career.
A significant proportion of placement students at Surrey are offered graduate-level jobs or go onto postgraduate study.
Business Management (Marketing) placements
At Surrey Business School, our close links with national and international businesses of all sizes and across all sectors mean our students have been placed in companies including:
The Body Shop International plc
Volkswagen Group UK
The Walt Disney Company
RCI Financial Services
Eli Lilly & Co
Your Professional Training placement, if selected, would be taken within your chosen pathway.
Study and work abroad
We give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their studies by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities or by completing a Professional Training placement abroad.
Want to study at an overseas institution as part of your degree or work abroad during your Professional Training year? Perhaps you would like to volunteer in India or learn about Brazilian business and culture in São Paulo during your summer holidays? With more than 200 partnerships, from 50 different countries worldwide, there is something for everyone.
Not only is the opportunity to go abroad a hugely enjoyable experience, but you will also develop key skills and knowledge that will strengthen your CV and increase your employability.
Please note: the status of the Erasmus+ scheme is dependent on the outcome of the Brexit negotiations.
We encourage you to add an international experience to your degree by studying overseas for one semester during your second year.
Our international partners include but are not limited to:
University of Sydney, Australia
University of Wollongong, Australia
University of Hong Kong
Singapore Management University
University of Queensland
University of Central Florida
In your third year, you might then want to think about spending your Professional Training placement abroad. Students have worked in many places, both in Europe and beyond.