Norwich Business School

MSc BRAND LEADERSHIP

Key details 

MSC BRAND LEADERSHIP

Start Year
2021
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Science
Duration (years)
1

Assessment for Year 1

We’ll assess your knowledge and understanding through coursework, assessed presentations and two exams.

Throughout the course you’ll hand in formative and summative assessments – from which you’ll get extensive feedback to help you identify areas of strength and areas for improvement.

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Assessment for Year 1

We’ll assess your knowledge and understanding through coursework, assessed presentations and two exams.

Throughout the course you’ll hand in formative and summative assessments – from which you’ll get extensive feedback to help you identify areas of strength and areas for improvement.

Admissions Live Chat   

Important Information

Whilst the University will make every effort to offer the modules listed, changes may sometimes be made arising from the annual monitoring, review and update of modules. Where this activity leads to significant (but not minor) changes to programmes and their constituent modules, the University will endeavour to consult with students and others. It is also possible that the University may not be able to offer a module for reasons outside of its control, such as the illness of a member of staff. In some cases optional modules can have limited places available and so you may be asked to make additional module choices in the event you do not gain a place on your first choice. Where this is the case, the University will inform students.

Entry Requirements

Degree classification

2:1 or higher or the international equivalent

Degree subject

Business, Management or Economics

Additional entry requirements

This course is designed for people with some experience of the subject, either in their undergraduate degree, or in working life. We will help you build on your existing knowledge and prepare you for a successful career in branding.

For that reason, we ask you to be either:

  • a new graduate who has studied business, management or economics, with at least 25% of your overall degree in one of these three subjects, or

  • a graduate in any subject, with three or more years' experience in marketing or strategy work.

Either way, you must have an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or its international equivalent. 

If you are applying and you have not yet completed your degree, please send us an official copy of your most recent marks statement. When you send us your marks statement, please make sure that you include details of the marking system that your university uses.

GETTING TO KNOW YOU

To help decide if the course is right for you, we ask you to submit a written statement with your application, setting out why you want to do this course, and why you are passionate about branding.

Students for whom english is a foreign language

We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:

  • IELTS: 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in all components

  • PTE (Pearson) Academic: 65 overall with a minimum of 58 in all components

Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.

Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university. The full list of accepted tests can be found here: Accepted English Language Tests

INTO UEA also run pre-sessional courses which can be taken prior to the start of your course. For further information and to see if you qualify please contact intopre-sessional@uea.ac.uk

Interviews

We will ask applicants who meet our requirements to take part in a telephone interview with our professional course director, Robert Jones. He will be looking for enthusiasm about, and some knowledge of, brands.

Intakes

This course is open to UK, EU and International applicants. The annual intake for this course is in September each year.

Course Reference Number: 1544213

Fees and Funding

Tuition fees for the Academic Year 2021/22 are:

  • UK Students: £15,000 (full time)

  • International Students: £19,900 (full time)

If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for Home students).

We estimate living expenses at £1,015 per month.

Further Information on tuition fees can be found here.

 

Scholarships and Bursaries

The University of East Anglia offers a range of Scholarships; please click the link for eligibility, details of how to apply and closing dates.

Course related costs

Please see Additional Course Fees for details of additional course-related costs.

 

Course Reference Number: 1544213

How to apply

Applications for Postgraduate Taught programmes at the University of East Anglia should be made directly to the University.

To apply please use our online application form.

FURTHER INFORMATION

MSc Brand Leadership personal statement:

Please note that when submitting your application for MSc Brand Leadership you should pay particular attention to your personal statement.

You must make sure that you submit a statement of not less than 500 words stating:

why you want to be a brand leader? why branding matters to you? why you want to build a career in branding?  and the contribution you want to make to the future of branding? You may continue on a separate sheet if necessary and attach this with your application form.

If you have any queries please contact the admissions team on the details below.

Curriculum Vitae:

We strongly encourage you to submit your curriculum vitae with your application form to help support your application.

If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances prior to applying please do contact us:

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: +44 (0)1603 591515
Email: admissions@uea.ac.uk

International candidates are also encouraged to access the International Students section of our website.

To request further information & to be kept up to date with news & events please use our online enquiry form.

Course Reference Number: 1544213
Key details
Attendance
Full Time
Award
Degree of Master of Science
Duration (years)
1
Train to create and lead the brands of the future, on the first UK course to focus on brand leadership. Brands are everywhere. They shape our decisions as consumers. They reflect and influence culture and society. Brands are ideas that help us navigate an increasingly complex world. They are shortcuts to ‘meaning’, that are essential for businesses, charities and other organisations to define, produce and communicate value. They are big business too. The Apple brand alone is estimated to be worth $184 billion, according to Interbrand. Branding is an industry in its own right, with an estimated 60,000 people working in the field in the UK alone. On this course you’ll learn how to excel in this fascinating sector. You’ll discover how to create your own brands, and how to take existing brands to new and exciting places. And thanks to our links with industry you won’t just graduate ready to launch brands, you’ll graduate ready to launch your career too.
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