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International Luxury Marketing
Our MSc International Luxury Marketing course enables you to plan and apply luxury marketing management strategies. All within a framework of international marketing.
Your studies will equip you with insight and critical skills, and you will:
- learn to assess situations from financial, commercial and cultural standpoints
- learn how to reach decisions on solutions and actions by integrating academic and practical knowledge with practical case studies and live scenarios
- develop marketing strategies in a luxury context
- understand how building customer trust and championing luxury brands is critical
- learn to make decisions about the operational and strategic business activities of luxury brands and their distribution channels.
With the sandwich mode, you can apply for a year’s paid, supervised work in a luxury marketing role to prepare you for your career. This is available if you start the course in September. View our work placement FAQs here.
How to apply
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The full-time fees quoted are for the taught Year 1. Fees will be charged for the placement year in Year 2 and are available on request from firstname.lastname@example.org. For approximate fee levels of the placement year see the placement fee above.
|Additional costs||Amount (£)|
International Business in Practice Study Trip module (inc. accommodation for seven nights, insurance, company visits and group transportation for all activities). This fee did not include international airfare, visa application fee (if relevant), dinners and activities during your free time.
Students may take the IDM certificate exam (our course is accredited and therefore covers the learning outcomes), paying the IDM fee.
|£125 per year|
It’s your responsibility to cover print / binding costs where coursework submission is required. Please note that a lot of the coursework is now submitted online.
|You may choose to purchase books to support your studies. Many books on our reading lists are available via the Library, or can be purchased secondhand.||£20-60 per book|
Accommodation fees in Brookes Letting (most do not include bills)
|£94-265 per week|
Accommodation fees in university halls (bills included, excluding laundry costs)
|£122-180 per week|
|Graduation costs include tickets, gowning and photography. Gowns are not compulsory but typically students do hire robes, starting at £41.||Typically £0-200|
Library fines (for late returns or lost books)
|£1-35 per book|
Students are responsible for their own travel to and from university for classes. BrookesBus travel is subsidised for full-time undergraduate students that are on a course with a fee of £9,250 or more, or living in an Oxford Brookes hall of residence. There is an administration fee for the production of a BrookesKey.
Financial support and scholarships
Featured funding opportunities available for this course.
All financial support and scholarships
Learning and assessment
You will study eight compulsory modules, including a module which helps your professional and academic skills. You’ll choose either a dissertation or client project.
If you start in September, you can choose the sandwich mode. This gives you the opportunity to apply for one year’s paid supervised work experience in a marketing role. The course lasts two years.
If you choose not to take a work placement, the course lasts one year.
If you start in January the course takes one year as there is no placement option.
You have the option to start this course in January. You will study a range of modules between January and May. During the summer months of June, July and August you will study further modules and begin work on your dissertation. Between September and December you will complete your final modules and focus on your dissertation.
Studying for your MSc in Marketing or Events Management at Oxford Brookes Business School offers you a first class experience to engage with our excellent researchers. They investigate core challenges facing contemporary societies, ranging from sustainable tourism and events management to pro-environmental behaviour in a changing world. We also have expertise in Coaching and Mentoring (leadership development) and Diversity (gender, ethnicity, class) and are keen to include students into our projects where possible. Please visit our research pages to learn about our three research centres: The Centre for Business, Society and Global Challenges; The Centre for Diversity Policy Research and Practice and the International Centre for Coaching and Mentoring Studies (https://www.brookes.ac.uk/business/research/). Being a master student offers great opportunities to be part of research culture and to discuss your own research ideas with us.
After you graduate
The programme ensures that graduates are well placed to be employed in marketing roles throughout the world, and in luxury sectors such as:
- fine wine
- prestige cars.
These positions are not confined to in-house marketing management, but also can be in media, digital, brand and communications agencies, in particular those specialising in the luxury marketplace.
In addition, graduates from our portfolio of courses are employed in marketing roles throughout the world; these include jobs in media, digital, brand and communications agencies, as well as in-house marketing management positions in areas as diverse as fast moving consumer goods, retail, luxury retail and hospitality, travel, publishing and manufacturing. Employers include:
- Johnson & Johnson
Our graduates’ positions in marketing are: marketing managers, marketing planners, brand managers, corporate communication managers and social media community managers. In addition, some of our students go on to start their own companies.
Marketing at Oxford Brookes University has strong relationships with companies in a range of industries. These relationships inform the programme design and delivery, and provide opportunities for placements and employment. In addition to the professional career development support provided within the programme, the University has an active and enthusiastic Careers Service. This service helps students gain the ‘competitive edge’ when applying for jobs by offering help with CVs, and mock assessment centres and interviews.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.