Marketing BSc (Hons)

Why choose this course?

Nowadays, most of us spend a lot of time online; using social media, shopping, gathering information and engaging with others. Therefore digital marketing is at the heart of all businesses and digital channels are a great way to raise awareness and build relationships to understand, attract, reach, engage, convert, and retain customers.

This new Marketing course is designed to be Digital First, Future Focused. The course will equip you with the fundamental knowledge and understanding of the marketing eco-system and how to develop creative, digitally enhanced solutions. You will be in a great position to develop your management skills too, whilst developing a global outlook.

The course covers key marketing theories and principles, brand strategy and development, digital marketing, advertising, creative content marketing, commercial strategy, and project management but also allows for specialisation in design or data analytics.

Please note: this course is still subject to validation. Some course information may not be available at this time.

Attendance UCAS code Year of entry
3 years full time 2024
4 years full time including sandwich year 2024
4 years full time including foundation year 2024

Please note: this course is still subject to validation.

Location Kingston Hill

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • When you graduate, your hands-on experience and career skills will help you stand out from other job seekers.
  • Kingston Business School has been recognised for quality by the Business Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This award is earned by just 5% of the world's business schools.
  • You'll be exposed to all aspects of marketing and supported to pursue your individual career ambitions.

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What you will study

You will study key marketing theories and principles and their strategic application in a wide range of sectors and organisations.

You will work on real projects with different types of organisations, building experience and skills to thrive in whatever type of organisation or sector you choose. You will also be able to access resources and personalised support for setting up your own business.

Data analytics specialism:

Data analysis is one of the most sought-after skills by employers, and core to the success of marketeers. You will look at how data is used in planning and monitoring various marketing activities, including the use of Google Analytics and other campaign management tools.

Design specialism:

You will be encouraged to unlock your creativity by developing an understanding of design principles and design thinking, and learning how to produce design briefs for marketing and business projects. You will work with industry experts to produce and implement a creative strategy for business and marketing projects.

Foundation year - Business

If you would like to study this business degree at Kingston University but are not yet ready to join the first year of a BSc (Hons) course, you may want to consider studying this course with a foundation year.

Future Skills

Knowledge to give you the edge

Embedded within every course curriculum and throughout the whole Kingston experience, Future Skills will play a role in shaping you to become a future-proof graduate, providing you with the skills most valued by employers such as problem-solving, digital competency, and adaptability.

As you progress through your degree, you'll learn to navigate, explore and apply these graduate skills, learning to demonstrate and articulate to employers how future skills give you the edge.

At Kingston University, we're not just keeping up with change, we're creating it.

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Kingston Business School Accreditations

Kingston Business School holds the prestigious international accreditation by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) in recognition of the excellence of its business education. This accreditation has been earned by just 5% of the world's business schools and recognises the high quality and standard of our business degree offerings.

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Entry requirements

Typical offer 2024

  • 120-136 UCAS tariff points (to include at least two A-levels or equivalent qualifications); Degree with foundation year 64 points.
  • BTEC Lvl3 National: Distinction, Distinction, Merit (DDM).
  • Candidates are normally required to hold five GCSE subjects at grade C/4 or above, including Mathematics and English Language.

Additional requirements

  • Entry onto this course does not require an interview, entrance test, audition or portfolio.


  • We welcome applications from International Applicants. Please view our standard entry requirements from your country
  • All non-UK applicants must meet our English Language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no element below 5.5

Country-specific information

You will find more information on country-specific entry requirements in the International section of our website.

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Typical offer and UCAS points explained

Like most universities, we use the UCAS Tariff point system for our course entry requirements.

Find out more about UCAS Tariff points and see how A-level, AS level, BTEC Diploma and T-level qualifications translate to the points system.

Who teaches this course?

You will be taught by an experienced teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on this course. The team includes senior academics and professional practitioners with industry experience. Student academic mentors also provide support during certain tutorials / seminars, under the supervision of the module leader.

Course fees and funding

2024/25 fees for this course

The tuition fee you pay depends on whether you are assessed as a 'Home' (UK), 'Islands' or 'International' student. In 2024/25 the fees for this course are:

 Fee category Amount
Home (UK students)

Foundation Year: £9,250


Year 1 (2024/25): £16,200 
Year 2 (2025/26): £16,800
Year 3 (2026/27): £17,500
Year 4 (2027/28): £18,200

For courses with a sandwich year, the fee for the placement year can be viewed on the undergraduate fees table. The placement fee published is for the relevant academic year stated in the table. This fee is subject to annual increases but will not increase by more than the fee caps as prescribed by the Office for Students or such other replacing body.

* For full time programmes of a duration of more than one academic year, the published fee is an annual fee, payable each year, for the duration of the programme. Your annual tuition fees cover your first attempt at all of the modules necessary to complete that academic year. A re-study of any modules will incur additional charges calculated by the number of credits. Home tuition fees may be subject to annual increases but will not increase by more than the fee caps as prescribed by the Office for Students or such other replacing body. Full time taught international fees are subject to an annual increase and are published in advance for the full duration of the programme.

Eligible UK students can apply to the Government for a tuition loan, which is paid direct to the University. This has a low interest-rate which is charged from the time the first part of the loan is paid to the University until you have repaid it.

Note for EU students: UK withdrawal from the European Union

The Government has recently announced that new students from the European Union and Swiss Nationals starting their course after August 2021 will no longer be eligible for a student loan in England for Undergraduate or Postgraduate studies from the 2021/22 academic year. This decision only applies to new EU students starting after 2021/22. If you are an existing/continuing EU student, you will continue to be funded until you graduate or withdraw from your course.

Need to know more?

Our undergraduate fees and funding section provides information and advice on money matters.

After you graduate

This course will prepare you for a career in all aspects of marketing in a wide variety of sectors.

You will have a broad and solid grounding in a range of marketing functions, including the principles and practice of marketing, advertising and brand management, digital marketing, creative content marketing, design thinking, and marketing strategy development.

You will also focus on big data, the use of data analytics and MarTech, and will undertake a marketing analytics project to help prepare you for future work.

Graduates will be equipped with a combination of business, design and technology knowledge and skills, preparing them for the current and future workplace.

Course changes and regulations

The information on this page reflects the currently intended course structure and module details. To improve your student experience and the quality of your degree, we may review and change the material information of this course. Course changes explained.

Programme Specifications for the course are published ahead of each academic year.

Regulations governing this course can be found on our website.