If you have a keen interest in marketing and psychology behind it, then our combined honours Marketing with Psychology degree allows you to study these two disciplines in parallel. You will learn about the mechanisms of the mind and how it relates to behaviour whilst, at the same time, develop a solid grounding in marketing theory and practice. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? The course is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and allows you to study for CIM professional qualifications alongside your degree. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and map alongside our own degrees which ensures you have best opportunities for a successful marketing career. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE The University of Portsmouth University is ranked 30th out of 117 UK universities for Business, Management and Marketing in The Guardian's University League Tables 2018. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is for someone who is fascinated with consumer behaviour and wants to learn how to develop engaging marketing strategies. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED In your first year you will learn about the principles of marketing and psychology and following this you you will be introduced to the world of research, customer insight and contemporary issues in psychology. There are many practical aspects to the way you will learn including the enactment of scenarios in our business simulation suite, live business projects working with local companies and national competitions. We strongly encourage students to spend their third year on a placement in an organisation where they can develop their practical skills - this substantially enhances your employability and gives you a flavour of the marketing career you want to pursue. AFTER THE COURSE The University of Portsmouth is the UK's number 1 for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist 2017) and 95% of graduates on this course are in work or further study within six months of graduating (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2017). Our graduates have pursued careers in product management, marketing research, advertising, public relations, sales and web marketing.