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Digital Marketing

What is the MSc in Digital Marketing about?
The digital era has dramatically changed the marketing landscape and the way that businesses identify, communicate and engage with consumers. Marketing professionals must navigate and embrace this new and dynamic landscape. The MSc in Digital Marketing at Institute of Technology Carlow is aimed at graduates and professionals seeking to explore the strategic implications of the digital era and to develop their career path in digital marketing.

This innovative and exciting programme will provide potential learners with an opportunity to study for a MSc in Digital Marketing corresponding to a Level 9 qualification (90 credits) or a Postgraduate Diploma (60 credits).

The MSc combines academic study and industry exposure to deliver a programme that has a strong focus on current and emerging research and practice. Application may also be made to the Level 9 Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing (60 credits).

Special features of this programme
Learners will have an opportunity to work on live business projects.

Entry requirements

Although applications are welcome from a broad range of disciplines, ideal candidates will come from a marketing background and/ or demonstrate an interest in and aptitude for digital marketing. Candidates should hold a recognised third level Honours Degree (Level 8 – minimum 2nd class Honours) in:

• Marketing or a business discipline
• Computer Science or
• Cognate courses.

Applicants applying for entry through progression routes other than those listed above will be considered through IT Carlow's Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy. Shortlisted applicants may be called for interview.

Duration

1 Year Full-time.

Careers or further progression

What will I be able to do when I finish the programme?
The MSc in Digital Marketing is designed to help learners identify the strategic implications of digital era marketing and to create and implement effective digital marketing strategies. Successful completion of the programme will help participants grow their career opportunities in this dynamic sector.

What follow-on study opportunities are available?
Graduates may pursue Level 10 (PhD) study opportunities upon successful completion of this programme.

Potential employment opportunities
Graduates of this programme can expect career opportunities in areas such as: Digital Marketing Consulting, eCRM, Social Media Management, User Experience Management, Data Analytics and Brand Management. Digital Marketing opportunities exist in all industries from SMEs to global multinationals and financial services to the arts.

Further enquiries

Head Of Department – Sport, Media And Marketing
Myles Kelly
BComm, DipCompSc, FCA, MA
E: myles.kelly@itcarlow.ie

Subjects taught

What subjects will I study?
Strategic Marketing Management
Digital Marketing Technologies
Digital Marketing Landscape and Strategy
Marketing Communications in a Digital Era
Design, User Experience and Content Writing
Data Analytics and Consumer Insights
Digital Marketing Research Project

Course fee

CWB07 Master of Science Digital Marketing CARLOW Full-time 9 90 €5,500

CWB08 Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing CARLOW Full-time 9 60 €4,800

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