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Digital Marketing

For September 2019 entry only

With digital platforms and mediums continuing to have an increasing impact on our cultural and personal lives, there are more ways than ever before for digital marketers to create and design innovative and creative methods of communicating with consumers and taking a product to market. There is an increasing need for marketing managers of the future to have a portfolio of digital skills and when you graduate, the skills you have developed on this course will provide you with a wealth of interesting opportunities.

This foundation degree will combine elements from both the creative digital sector and the business sector to provide you with a broad knowledge base in an applied setting. By focusing digital technology, creative design and business, you will be able to contribute to innovative and engaging campaigns integrated across a variety of mediums and platforms whilst also understanding the underlying theory and reasoning, including marketing planning, consumer behaviour and market research.

The course will prepare you for work in a variety of fields and careers. You will gain transferable skills as well as developing practical experience, utilising our strong links with industry to work on live briefs set by local employers.

Course details
Entry Requirements
What will I learn?

Ucas Code: P304

Award: FdA awarded by University of Plymouth

Modes of study: Full-time, part-time and modular study available

Institution code: S32

Year 1 Studies
Year 2 Studies
Careers & Employability

Upon successful completion of this foundation degree you may progress to the final year of the BA (Hons) Leadership and Management degree at UCSD or an associated degree at the University of Plymouth. Please note that there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. The skills you will develop will prepare you well for employment in a variety of fields and careers, and progression opportunities are varied. Business in all sectors require skilled graduates who have a breadth of digital skills and knowledge in order to reach and engage with their customers. This means that you could be working in a range of environments, from small business and creative agencies to organisations in the public and voluntary sector.

Potential Job Roles

"I previously worked in the automotive industry, but was always very creative and was considering a career change, potentially working in marketing roles with digital technologies. I've had a really good experience at the UCSD; the facilities and resources are excellent, and the support of the tutors is invaluable. I've been able to work on live projects set by employers, such as Living Coasts, which has been incredibly beneficial. I've been able to see the business and commercial aspect of work, and it's been a chance to apply my knowledge and develop my vocational skills. When I complete my Foundation Degree I intend to enter employment for 2 to 3 years, working in web or graphic design, before then completing a top-up year and returning to industry."Ben Young

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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