MSc International Marketing (Dual Degree)

Postgraduate, Full-time

International Marketing (Dual Degree) MSc

Get ready for an exciting international marketing career and gain a dual degree from the UK and France


This Dual Degree programme presents you with an opportunity to experience learning and teaching activities in two Universities in Edinburgh (UK) and Nice (France), resulting in a unique and extremely rewarding experience. Upon the completion of the programme, you will be awarded two degrees: MSc International Marketing from Edinburgh Napier University and Le diplôme de Formation Supérieure au Management Spécialisation (International Marketing) from IPAG Business School.

The Dual Degree programme provides an academically robust and professionally useful Master’s programme which will equip you with the knowledge and intellectual capabilities to successfully commence or develop a career in international marketing. The modules in this programme have been carefully selected to prepare you to work in international organisations and understand the day-to-day practice of international marketing.

The experience of living and studying in two countries with different cultures, customs and environments will not only kick-start your international marketing career but also prepare you for working within international organisations. You will meet and work with students from different parts of the world, and subsequently, you will have an opportunity to develop your own international network. 

Napier student studying MSC International Marketing laughing and chatting outside a decorated building

Mode of Study:


single degree option


1 years

Course details

You’ll develop organisational and business skills as well as an understanding of global marketing, digital marketing brand management, intercultural communication and the ability to develop strategic marketing plans.

You’ll gain transferable skills such as project management, research, time management and presentation methods.

You’ll learn alongside other international students and be taught in English, so you don’t need to speak French to apply.

Lead Academics

Dr Agata Krowinska

Agata is a Lecturer in Marketing at Edinburgh Napier University. She is the Programme Leader of MSc International Marketing Suite. Her research interests include digital marketing, consumer engagement and artificial intelligence in marketing.

Dr Clidna Soraghan

Clidna is a Lecturer in Marketing at Edinburgh Napier University. She is the Deputy Programme Leader of MSc International Marketing Suite. Her research interests include consumer behaviour, critical marketing and social marketing.

  • calendar How you’ll be taught

    This is a one year full-time course starting in September and is split up into three trimesters.

    In Trimester 1 (Sept-Dec) you will study in Edinburgh, UK.

    In Trimester 2 (Jan-April) you will study in Nice, France.

    In Trimester 3 you can conduct your Dissertation in Edinburgh or Nice and supervised by an Edinburgh Napier’s Dissertation Supervisor.

    You’ll learn by a variety of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials and independent study.
  • note and pen Assessments Each module will have either one or two assessments. Assessment is carried out via a wide range of mechanisms, both coursework and exam.
  • study abroad Study abroad Your second trimester will be based in IPAG Business School in Nice, France.
  • library Facilities

    Edinburgh Napier’s Craiglockhart Campus

    IPAG’s Nice Campus



Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information is available in our disclaimer.

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:2 or above.  We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MSc Nursing (Pre-registration) (Adult, Mental Health, Child, Learning Disabilities)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
Students from 2022/23 2023/24
Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland £8,040 tba
Overseas and EU £16,075 tba

Please note tuition fees are subject to an annual review and may increase from one year to the next.
For more information on this and other Tuition Fee matters please see Frequently Asked Questions about Fees

Click this link for Information of Bursaries and Scholarships

The University offers a 20% discount on Postgraduate Taught Masters programmes to its alumni. The discount applies to all full-time, part-time and online programmes.
Please note that the tuition fees liable to be paid by EU nationals commencing their studies from 1 August 2021 will be the Overseas fee rate. The University offers a range of attractive Tuition Fee bursaries to students resident in specific countries. More information on these can be found here.


This course will give you excellent career prospects in international marketing including at management level.

The experience of studying Marketing abroad and in a global context can open up many more marketing career options to you around the world.
Students laughing and chatting around a table in Craiglockhart campus