PGDip - Marketing as a subject
Postgraduate diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a masters degree.
Marketing is all about satisfying customer needs and it'll open the doors to a huge range of careers – from advertising and brand management through to strategic planning and product development.
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Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.
|Start Dates:||Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)|
|Estimated Fees* (International):||$34,085 - $43,575 per year|
|Entry Requirements:||Postgraduate International|
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|*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.|
- Advertising account executive
- Marketing/sales manager
- Brand and campaign manager
- Content marketing writer
- Digital marketing specialist
- Market researcher
- Business development manager
- Customer relationship manager
Papers available within Marketing
Prescriptions for the PGCert(Mrkt), PGDip(Mrkt), BBus(Hons), BCS(Hons), MMgmt and MMS
The qualification regulations define the subject requirements for the BBus(Hons), BCS(Hons), PGCert(Mrkt), PGDip(Mrkt), MMgmt and MMS. There are no specified subject papers that must be completed for the BBus(Hons), PGCert(Mrkt) or PGDip(Mrkt) programmes.
BCS(Hons) students must complete at least 60 points from MRKTG503, MRKTG551, MRKTG552, MRKTG553, MRKTG554, MRKTG555, MRKTG556 and MRKTG557.
MMgmt students must complete MRKTG561, MRKTG562, MRKTG563 and MRKTG564.
MMS students must complete MNMGT581 and one of MRKTG590, MRKTG591, MRKTG592, MRKTG593 or MRKTG594. Students taking the 120 point MMS are required to complete at least 60 points from the papers listed for the subject. Students taking the 180 point MMS are required to complete at least 120 points from the papers listed for the subject.
Note: The MMgmt in Marketing is not available in 2022.
Scholarships and prizes
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Graduate study options
- Graduate Certificate in Marketing
- Graduate Diploma in Marketing
- Postgraduate Certificate in Marketing
- Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing
- Master of Management Studies in Marketing
- Doctor of Philosophy in Marketing
You can read the full requirements for Marketing as a specialist subject for all undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in the Catalogue of Papers.
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