THE BEST STRATEGY FOR THE FUTURE: YOUR MARKETING STUDIES.
Do you fancy an industry that plays a crucial role in shaping the success of companies, products and markets? Then get the comprehensive expertise you need with your Bachelor's degree in Marketing at IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU). Because developing effective marketing strategies requires a broad range of knowledge that goes far beyond the four Ps (product, price, place, promotion). As a marketer, you understand the market, recognise trends and analyse customer needs. With your knowledge gained during your studies, you can enter the digital world on sure footing and show that you are ready to take on responsibility as a manager and marketing expert in a wide range of industries.
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Choose how you want to study Marketing at IU
You can complete your Marketing studies in various forms. It all depends on what your individual everyday life looks like and what prerequisites you start your studies with. The table gives you a good overview of the advantages of the different forms of study and which model will best support you personally on your way.
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Study the way you want after graduating from high school. Campus or online – you decide.
Study on campus during the day or in the virtual lecture hall, exchange ideas with professors and fellow students and deepen your knowledge on our digital platform. This way you will benefit from the perfect mix of classic student life and flexible online studies!
* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.
Why you should study Marketing
There are many reasons why you should study Marketing. On the one hand, with a Bachelor‘s degree you improve your career opportunities and your salary in your professional life. You can also optimise your chances of promotion. Marketing professionals are in high demand across all industries. Apart from that, the degree programme itself is an enrichment for you. In addition to online marketing and social media marketing, you will also learn a lot about market and advertising psychology and consumer behaviour. This knowledge is also very useful in your private life.
You can organise your marketing studies at IU according to your own schedule. Lifelong learning, just as you like it. And these are just a few of the reasons why you should study marketing. You provide the real impetus yourself. Because it interests you. Because you enjoy it. Because you want to.
Your IU studies in Marketing
During your Marketing studies, you will learn how important it is to define your goals precisely, analyse your target groups and develop the resulting strategies. In addition to business basics, you will learn analytical and creative skills. You will be taught everything about classic and modern marketing tools and how to use them in a targeted manner. You will also develop advertising and marketing campaigns and analyse their effectiveness. The focus is primarily on digital communication and sales channels.
This knowledge makes you fit to react to challenges in social media marketing, customer relationship management and marketing controlling. Depending on your chosen focus, you will get to know the future business of e-commerce or dive into creative storytelling in Applied Content Marketing. With your marketing degree, you will become a creative marketing all-rounder.
A look into the future: what you will do after graduation
Your Marketing degree is as multifaceted as the professions you can pursue in the future. Ultimately, it's up to your talent and interest which career you pursue and in which industry you gain a foothold. Do you want to market products and services directly to consumers (B2C) or rather to companies (B2B)? Do you want to work in sales or plan marketing campaigns? You can also coordinate and manage production, marketing and customer feedback on products. Where and for whom you want to use your talents is up to you. In any case, exciting tasks and promising career opportunities await you.
The most important questions about studying Marketing
Your numerus clausus (NC) is irrelevant for your Marketing studies at IU. There is also no lengthy selection procedure. What counts is you. We would be happy to talk to you personally to find out about your strengths and talents. Tell us what goals you are pursuing with your studies and we will advise you individually.
You can complete your Bachelor's degree in Marketing by distance learning at the Virtual Campus. This means that you can study anywhere in Germany. If you would like to study locally, we offer study locations in Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt.
Yes, this is also possible at IU. In addition to the entrance qualification in the form of an Abitur or Fachabitur, interested students without an Abitur also have the opportunity to enter our Bachelor's programme. You can study marketing without an Abitur if you have completed an advanced training programme, have a master craftsman's certificate or have at least two years of vocational training and at least three years of professional experience.
The Marketing Bachelor’s programme lasts 36, 48 or 72 months, depending on which time model you choose. If you need more time and semesters for your studies, this is absolutely no problem.
Absolutely! If you have your Fachabi in your pocket, you can start your studies with the corresponding focus immediately or you can first take a trial course.
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