Marketing undergraduate degrees
Enhance your career
We equip you with skills for the modern workplace. Whether you’re seeking graduate employment or starting your own business, we offer
bespoke careers advice and a range of employability options to enhance your CV.
Modern marketers must thrive in crowded, rapidly changing markets, facing
increasing global integration. They must interrogate data to identify
emerging customer trends and be both imaginative and strategic to stay ahead
of the competition.
Study marketing at Essex Business School
Marketing is continually evolving as new technology is introduced. Our
degrees prepare you to tackle business challenges in our fast-paced,
digitally connected and global marketplaces.
You’re taught by internationally renowned
academics and practitioners, whose work confronts real-world marketing
issues. Their expertise ensures course content is always up-to-date, so you
graduate with the skills and knowledge to define and deliver marketing
strategies that really make an impact.
We encourage you to be creative and analytical, to be bold and question
assumptions. Whether you want to work in a marketing department or creative
agency, run your own business or progress to
postgraduate study, studying marketing at Essex provides you with a firm
foundation for your future.
You can enhance your CV with an optional
year abroad or work placement
year with all of our marketing courses. You
study marketing fundamentals and a wide range of business topics, with
our selection of optional modules letting you tailor your course to your
BSc Marketing also offers you the option to follow a pathway in Applied
Quantitative Methods, as part of the University of Essex's
Q-Step Affiliate status.
Student Unions’ Creative Studios
Our Colchester Campus features the brand new
Students’ Union Creative Studios in the Silberrad Student Centre.
As well as including bookable TV and radio studios, this creative hub mimics
the environment found in top marketing and design agencies, complete with a
suite of state-of-the-art Apple and Adobe products. Training workshops and
tutorials are available to help you create professional content and promotional
Hear from our students
Lithuanian students Anzelika and Ausra studied marketing at our
Southend Campus. In this video, they tell us how they liked being close
to the beach as well as London and living with other students at our
University Square accommodation.
All our students can learn languages in a number of ways, including as part of your degree, in evening
classes or online at no extra cost, or via Essex Modern Language Certificates.
What our students say
Being an Essex student is about challenging convention, questioning assumptions and making your own mind up. Don’t just take our word for it;
hear from our undergraduate students about why they love studying at Essex Business School and why you will too.
UG Open Days
Book a place at our undergraduate Open Day. Our department and admissions staff
can answer any questions you have, and you can speak to current students about life at Essex while taking a campus tour.
Ask us a question
Would you like to find out more about our business courses or School? We know how important your choice of university is so
ask us a question and our friendly team
is on hand to offer support and information.