Southampton Solent University’s BA (Hons) Marketing programme will help prepare you for a varied career as a professional marketer - driving growth, increasing brand awareness and delivering high-quality marketing materials for businesses of all types and sizes. Designed in partnership with industry employers – and with a strong focus on employability and workplace skills – this three-year degree will equip you with both an understanding of marketing theory and a range of sought-after practical skills. Southampton Solent University’s marketing programme is one of the only programmes in the South to offer students access to a high level of professional qualification in addition to a traditional degree. Additional qualifications include Chartered Institute of Marketing, CAM Foundation, PRINCE2 and Google Analytics awards. These professional qualifications are valued by many employers, giving students an advantage when it comes time to look for graduate employment. The course teams established industry links have provided students with a range of exciting opportunities including guest lectures, live briefs and industry assessments. Businesses that have previously been involved with the course include Mercedes Benz, Ahmed Tea and Dorset Goodness. Students may also take part in national marketing and business competitions. Past students have made entries to both the University Business Challenge and the Pearson RED Challenge.