Obtaining any type of Masters qualification can be expensive, at times time-consuming and when approaching key deadlines, emotionally draining. Therefore you need to be clear on your reasons for studying carefully. Depending on the learning provider, a digital marketing master course may cost anything between £8K and £20K.
In comparison to first undergraduate degrees and follow on PhD and MBA options, Masters qualifications offer real value.
Postgraduates earn 10% per annum or more compared to undergraduate counterparts. (Source – GOV.UK – Graduate labour market statistics: 2020)
Some applicants may incorrectly assume that a MSc in Digital Marketing will automatically mean they earn more.
Yes, having a qualification shows you’ve attained more knowledge, learned new processes and considered their application, but it requires you to make the most of your studies in the real world.
You may want to consider the following points to ensure MSc in Digital Marketing study meets your expectations, and return on investments as quickly as possible:
- Show real-world and daily passion for your subject, role, industry
- Consider whether MSc in Digital Marketing study will boost your credentials in your existing role and industry
- Have a career plan and understand that an MSc offers the best way of achieving your career goals
- Apply for roles where there is an appreciation of an MSc and what it represents
- Identify people who have already travelled your path.
Your goals need to be crystal clear, especially if you find yourself self funding your study.