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Study Digital Marketing abroad

An in-depth guide to studying digital marketing as an international student.

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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

  • IFM University Logo

    Digital Marketing IFM University, Switzerland

    • Tuition fees per year 29,000 CHF
    • Program type Bachelor's
    • Duration 3 years
    • Start date January, April, October
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  • London South Bank University Logo

    Digital Marketer Degree Apprenticeship (Digital Marketing) London South Bank University, UK

    • Tuition fees per year 17,155 GBP
    • Program type Bachelor's
    • Duration 3 years
    • Start date January, September
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  • DePaul University Logo

    Marketing - Digital Marketing DePaul University, USA

    • Tuition fees per year 40,551 USD
    • Program type Bachelor's
    • Duration 4 years
    • Start date
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  • William Paterson University Logo

    Marketing - Digital Marketing William Paterson University, USA

    • Tuition fees per year 21,768 USD
    • Program type Bachelor's
    • Duration 4 years
    • Start date January, September
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  • University of Chichester Logo

    Digital Marketing University of Chichester, UK

    • Tuition fees per year 13,500 GBP
    • Program type Bachelor's
    • Duration 3 years
    • Start date September
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Digital marketing graduate programs

Pathway in digital marketing

  • University of Surrey Logo

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

    • Tuition fees per year 11,500 USD
    • Program type Postgraduate pathway
    • Duration 6 months
    • Start date February, September
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Master's in digital marketing

  • Abertay University Logo

    Digital Marketing Abertay University, UK

    • Tuition fees per year 12,250 GBP
    • Program type Master's
    • Duration 2 years
    • Start date February, June, October
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  • University of Chichester Logo

    Digital Marketing University of Chichester, UK

    • Tuition fees per year 14,300 GBP
    • Program type Master's
    • Duration 1 year
    • Start date 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.