Bachelor of Commerce: Marketing (BCom Mark) Degree

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Marketing is about successfully positioning, promoting and distributing products and services in a consumer environment. A specialised degree in marketing is an excellent platform for direct entry into this field of work. If you are a good communicator with an aptitude for creative and conceptual thinking, the Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Marketing will prepare you for a career in this dynamic profession. At UOWD, the BCom in Marketing will help you understand the principles of marketing, including promotion, pricing and distribution. You will gain the knowledge and skills to evaluate alternative marketing strategies and to implement effective campaigns, based on financial, organisational, environmental and ethical criteria. The program will also help you develop competencies in critical thinking, qualitative and quantitative data analysis and business performance evaluation.

Career Opportunities

The UAE’s diverse business base means that career prospects exist in a range of industries across numerous marketing disciplines. Graduates of the BCom in Marketing can undertake professional roles such as:

  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Publicity Coordinators
  • Media Buyers
  • Marketing Research Analysts
  • Copy Writers
  • Marketing Designers
  • Advertising Managers
  • Market Business Analysts
  • Sales Representatives
  • Advertising Executives
  • Marketing Consultants

Accreditation and Recognition

This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors.

In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW degree after completion.

Program Structure

To qualify for award of the degree of Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing), a candidate shall accrue an aggregate of at least 204 Credit Points (cp) which include 60 cp of General Education, 54 cp from program core, 6 cp Capstone subject and the specific major requirements. 

General Education (GED)

Students are required to complete 60 credit points of General Education from the following seven (7) categories:

Subject Code Subject Title Credit Points
English, Arabic or other languages (18cp)
GED 010 Academic Study Skills 1 12
GED 020 Academic Study Skills 2 6
Information Technology and Mathematics (12cp)
MATH060 Foundation Mathematics for Business 6
OPS 113 Business Oriented Information Systems 6
Islamic Studies or History or Culture (6cp)
ARTS017 Islamic Culture 6
One subject from Natural or Physical Sciences (6cp)
ENVI030 Environmental Science 6
PHYS030 Foundation Physics 6
One subject from Humanities or Arts (6cp)
ARTS035 Introduction to Philosophy 6
LAW 101 Law, Business and Society 6
One subject from Social or Behavioural Sciences (6cp)
PSYC015 Introduction to Psychology 6
SOC 103 Introduction to Sociology 6
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (6cp)
INE 301 Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 6

Program core

Subject Code Subject Title Credit Points
ACCY111 Accounting Fundamentals in Society 6
COMM101 Principles of Responsible Business 6
COMM121 Statistics for Business 6
ECON100 Economic Essentials for Business 6
FIN 111 Introductory Principles of Finance 6
MARK101 Marketing Principles 6
OPS 216 Operations Management 6
MGNT110 Introduction to Management 6
One subject from the following 3 options (6cp):
  1. ACCY112 : Accounting in Organisations
  2. ECON102 : Economics and Society
  3. MGNT102 : Business Communications
COMM331 (Capstone) Integrative Business Capstone 6

*Students majoring in Accountancy or Finance must undertake ACCY112. Students majoring in International Business are strongly encouraged to take ECON102.

Major

Subject Code Subject title Credit Points
MARK205 Introductory Marketing Research 6
MARK210 Marketing Effectiveness 6
MARK217 Consumer Behaviour 6
MARK333 Integrated Marketing Communications Strategy 6
MARK344 Marketing Strategy 6
Plus three from the below subjects:
MARK270 Services Marketing 6
MARK301 Digital Marketing 6
MARK343 International Marketing 6
MARK395 Tourism Marketing 6
Plus 6 electives. Zero level subjects cannot be taken as electives

 

Electives

Students are expected to complete 6 electives (30 cp) from 100, 200 or 300 levels.

 

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