This stream was developed in close discussion with practitioners from the communications and marketing industry and is ideal for those interested in building a career in marketing and communications within a technological skill base. It provides students with an opportunity to develop marketing skills, whilst also allowing them to develop digital media skills in an ever changing business environment.
This course balances in-depth coverage of marketing theory and practice with complementary study of key business disciplines. The course thus imparts significant business knowledge as well as a critical appreciation of the marketing function and the practical value of marketing models and concepts. As the course progresses, students are provided with a wide range of skills and knowledge, thus enabling them to analyse quite complex marketing scenarios and to develop competent marketing solutions and strategies.
Students holding a relevant certificate, ordinary degree or other relevant qualifications may qualify for entry to the second or third year of the degree programme.
Graduates from this stream will have strong business knowledge and competence in marketing with digital media. They can expect to have a wide range of opportunities and should find suitable employment in the broad field of marketing focusing on specialised skills and competencies of digital media including Marketing with Digital Media roles, Brand Marketing with Digital Media, Advertising & Public Relations through Digital Media and Digital Media Consultancy.