Marketing Studies Level 3

With so much competition and demands of the modern industry, you will always have to be one step ahead of the game. Marketing is the effective communication of the value of the product, service or brand, thus, marketing studies is an essential part of modern business and marketing.

If you’d like a career in marketing or would like to learn this highly useful practical skill, then this is the perfect course for you and your business. So, regardless of whether you are new to marketing or want to enhance and expand your existing skills, our course will help you gain what you need to achieve a rewarding career in the industry.

This course focuses on the knowledge and techniques you will need to effectively promote a business. Marketing is a creative and fast-moving business function. This Marketing Studies Level 3 will significantly enhance your ability to deliver and develop brand strategy, lead brand communications and identify the research requirements needed to achieve a clear understanding of the market environment. Distance learning is an ideal option for this course, study independently, around work and family and other important commitments.

On this course you will:

  • Conduct market research and define customer’s needs, wants and desires
  • Carry out a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats)
  • Prepare a marketing plan
  • Describe a range of marketing methods
  • Evaluate the benefits of using different marketing media
  • Compose purposeful advertising copy
  • Understand how to use press releases, promotions and public relations
  • Define the selling process
  • Devise a telephone sales campaign

Learn to promote businesses effectively by growing skills in areas such as strategy, advertising, and market research.
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Get as much help and support as you want from your personal course tutor via email and phone.

Awarding body: ABC Awards
Our course ref: ST327

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework. ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our students.

Study Hours

Up to 90 hours which is around 30 minutes per day for 6 months. However, additional hours may be required for reading, writing and research.

Course Duration

You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.

Study Method

Our course is delivered via our online learning platform as this provides learners with a dynamic and engaging experience. Don’t worry, if you prefer, you can print the learning materials yourself. The learning resources are in a range of different media including videos, e-books, and online quizzes. If you’d prefer studying from course books that’s fine, just select “paper-based” and we’ll send you the course materials in the post too.


Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about ABC here. Tens of thousands of people each year further their education with an ABC award.

Additional Information
Level 3
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.
Section 1
Reviewing the current position
  • SWOT Analyses
  • PEST Analyses
  • Product life cycle

You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.

You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).

Please check our FAQs section or Contact Us, we are happy to answer any questions you have.

An overall fantastic experience
Sophie Gordon-Lee

The enrolment was quick and easy.

The payment methods were explained to me and I was matched to the best provider for my situation.

The course dramatically enhanced my knowledge, skills, and understanding of Marketing.

My tutor was readily available and had a quick turn around time.

Going to be great for my C.V
Cassey Pinnock

Looking forward to updating my C.V by adding the grades from my Marketing course. Found Oxbridge extremely helpful and supportive.

up to date and very informative.

I really enjoyed the course and certainly found it valuable for my current job. It is up to date and very informative.

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