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Study digital marketing abroad

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Digital marketing degrees abroad

Digital marketing covers all marketing that takes place online, or that uses an electronic device. Businesses use digital marketing across numerous online channels like search, social media, video and email. Unsurprisingly, it’s a fast growing area and an increasingly popular degree to study at university.

With nearly all businesses looking to promote and sell their services and products online, the role of the digital marketer is constantly in demand. It’s a surprisingly varied field that encompasses many traditional marketing techniques along with modern, tech-led approaches.

Choosing to study digital marketing abroad means you will get to pick from a wide range of programs and courses from all over the world. Not only will you have a much wider choice, but it also means you’ll get to see how another country approaches the subject, and be able to learn while experiencing a whole new culture and way of life.

Digital marketing program structure

The framework and content of each digital marketing program will be different, so it’s important to look closely at each to find the one that works best for you.

Some programs may contain more traditional marketing elements, and some courses are offered together with another subject, like advertising.

At undergraduate level, you can study for a BA in digital marketing over three or four years, depending on the country you’re studying in. Some courses offer a year in industry, which means you can spend a year employed in a digital marketing team getting first hand experience.

It’s also possible to study for a master’s degree in digital marketing abroad, with most programs lasting for one or two years. Postgraduate degrees are often available as joint programs with another related subject, like management or social marketing.

Here’s some of the subjects and modules you could cover on a digital marketing degree:

  • Marketing principles
  • Data analysis
  • Content creation
  • Social media marketing
  • Content marketing
  • Audience research
  • Advertising principles
  • Advertising principles
  • Consumer behavior

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Digital marketing study abroad programs

Digital marketing undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in digital marketing

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    Tourism & Digital Marketing - BSc (Hons) Technological University Dublin, Ireland

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,911 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 EUR

    Start date
    September
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    International Management with Specialization in Digital Marketing - BBA Geneva Business School, Switzerland

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    27,950 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 24,900 CHF

    Start date
    February, September
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    Business Administration: Concentration in Digital Marketing - BBA Westcliff University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,700 USD

    Start date
    January, March, May, June, August, October
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    Digital Marketing - BSc (Hons) University of Chichester, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,366 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,500 GBP

    Start date
    September
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    Digital Marketing - BA (Hons) (with placement) University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    21,087 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,500 GBP

    Start date
    September
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Diploma in digital marketing

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    Business Administration: Digital Marketing - Dip Bow Valley College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    16 months
    Annual tuition fee
    24,757 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,500 CAD

    Start date
    September, January
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    Digital Marketing & Social Media (Montreal Campus) - Dip Trebas Institute, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    7,231 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,200 CAD

    Start date
    January, May, September
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    Digital Marketing Specialist (Co-op) - Dip Toronto School of Management, Canada
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    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    11,392 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,495 CAD

    Start date
    January, September, May
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Digital marketing graduate programs

Master's in digital marketing

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    Digital Marketing - MSc (with foundation) Technological University Dublin, Ireland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    13,911 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 EUR

    Start date
    September, January
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    Digital Marketing - MSc Dublin City University, Ireland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    19,355 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,000 EUR

    Start date
    September
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    International Management with a specialization in Digital Marketing - MIM Geneva Business School, Switzerland

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    18 months
    Annual tuition fee
    38,052 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 33,900 CHF

    Start date
    February, September
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    Business Management: Digital Marketing & Communication - MSc (with foundation) Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,298 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,300 EUR

    Start date
    February, March, May, August, October, November
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    Sport: Sport Media & Digital Marketing - MA/MSc University of Northampton, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    18,706 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,750 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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Diploma in digital marketing

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    Digital Marketing - PGDip University of California, Riverside Extension, USA

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    9 months
    Annual tuition fee
    18,200 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,200 USD

    Start date
    September
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Certificate in digital marketing

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    Digital Marketing Post-Diploma - GradCert Bow Valley College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    8 months
    Annual tuition fee
    14,428 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,357 CAD

    Start date
    September
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Pathway in digital marketing

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    Digital Marketing and Channel Management, Pre-Masters - PGP University of Surrey, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate pathway
    Duration
    6 months
    Annual tuition fee
    15,645 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,500 GBP

    Start date
    February, September
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Future digital marketing careers

A degree in digital marketing gives you all the skills you’d need to start work in a marketing team. However, there are a number of specific roles you could choose to take on, including:

  • Social media manager
  • Account manager
  • SEO executive
  • PPC marketing manager
  • PR executive
  • Content marketer
  • Copywriter
  • Content writer
  • CRM/email marketing manager

Make sure you choose a program that will give you the best chance of getting the role within digital marketing that most interests you. A lot of companies allow you to work across several areas in digital marketing giving you a varied workload.