Marketing, Ad., & PR Degree Abroad Programs

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Marketing, Advertising, & Public Relations Degrees Abroad


261 Marketing, Ad., & PR Degree Programs Abroad

Full Degrees in the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand

Helping you find the academic program that best suits your personal, professional, and academic goals can be as easy as letting the Center for International Studies (CIS) facilitate your international degree experience. The subjects offered by our partner institutions vary, but can generally be divided into four categories: bachelor's degree, graduate or postgraduate diploma, master's degree, a...

Mountbatten Institute

MBA participants who successfully completed the 12-month internship (practical training) and required graduate coursework in London with the Mountbatten Institute, finish their masters degree through an intensive 4-month guided fieldwork experience in the emerging market of Bangkok, Thailand. In addition to two elective courses, participants conduct an individual business research project (d...

IED - Istituto Europeo di Design

IED Diploma in Creative Advertising and Branding is the educational response to the challenges of a global market where companies and agencies need vanguard creative professionals with new skills and competencies to differentiate and position their brands, products and services. The course is about bridging the gap between creativity, communication, advertising and branding to educate and fo...

John Cabot University

International experience is becoming increasingly valuable in the job market. Earning your degree abroad at John Cabot University will not only teach you flexibility, independence, and intercultural skills that are highly marketable to employers, but will also allow you to join our student community representing more than 70 countries. As an American university in the historic center of Rom...

MSc International Marketing

Our MSc International Marketing programme provides you with the skills to manage effectively in business, combined with the opportunity to tailor your degree in specialist areas such as digital, advertising or PR. You can also apply for our Academic and Careers Skills Module, which will support you in achieving up to three interviews for a work placement opportunity as part of your course. This...

Study at the University of Roehampton

As a Roehampton student, you will be part of a friendly, modern, lively community, dedicated to providing the best possible opportunities for learning and research. Our students enjoy close contact with academics working at the cutting edge of their subjects and you will find yourself both challenged and supported in this next stage of your academic career. Our beautiful and historic campus ...

Earn Your American Degree at The American University of Rome

Be extraordinary! Earn your Accredited American Degree in Rome and distinguish yourself from your peers. The program offers small classes, personal attention, and a chance to gain a global perspective in a multicultural environment. The in-depth fields of study combine theory, practice, a Senior capstone experience, a robust internship program that provides students with the benefit of expe...

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

Study at Asia Pacific Universitys School of Business & Management in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We offer both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in the fields Business Management, Accounting, and Finance. We emphasize a broad interdisciplinary approach which encourages individual creativity in tackling the modern problems of a globally transforming business field. Stay at the cutting ...

Mente Argentina

Earn credits toward a current or future Master's in Business Administration and study with other international students in a phenomenal academic environment in Argentina. Students take courses at one of the most prestigious business schools in Latin America and gain direct knowledge that will complement their home MBA program. Develop real-world skills and abilities through the advanced tec...

Queen Mary University of London - Graduate Study

Queen Mary University of London offers fully integrated degree programmes, giving you a genuinely British and international academic and social experience. Queen Mary is based at the Mile End campus - a unique urban campus in London's vibrant east end which includes all academic and support facilities as well as award-winning housing for many of our students. Our Graduate school offers both...

James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia's leading university in the tropics. Offering excellence in teaching and research, JCU is a vibrant, multi-campus university with campuses in the Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, and a modern city campus in the city-state of Singapore. Total student enrolments are more than 18,000 and growing, ...

Franklin University Switzerland - Degree Abroad Program

Franklin University Switzerland is an English-speaking, US- and Swiss-accredited non-profit university based in Lugano, Southern Switzerland. The university offers bachelor’s and master’s programs, foundation programs and summer courses in a highly international academic learning environment. Our community of scholars and students represents over 50 nationalities from all corners of the globe. ...

Curtin University - Bachelor or Master Degree Abroad

Curtin University of Technology has earned a reputation as a dynamic and innovative Australian university, and has gained recognition as a leading provider of education in the international arena. With students from over 100 countries, Curtin is an outstanding international university. The University's main campus is situated in Perth, a clean and modern city with a low cost of living, and less...

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences

Journalism and management think together: With the increase in digitalization comes an increase in the complexity of journalistic business models. Whoever wants to take over leadership in journalism must have management skills. Students in the Master in International Journalism program at Macromedia University of Applied Sciences are trained not only in a journalistic way, but also get excel...

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

As an integral part and core function of any business, marketing plays a key role in the success of an organization. Marketing is not just about advertising and selling products and services, it is a process of creating value for customers and building lasting customer relationships. The BA Marketing program at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University explores how companies analyze their target mark...

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Marketing, Advertising, & Public Relations Degrees Abroad

Studying abroad is one thing, but earning your full degree abroad while living in another country for multiple semesters or years is a whole different ballgame. By pursuing a degree abroad in marketing, advertising, or public relations, you will be setting yourself up for a successful career no doubt, while at the same time embarking on a tremendous academic and personal journey of immersion in an entirely new cultural context.

Why Earn a Degree Abroad

As the global marketplace continues to consolidate and more businesses expand internationally, earning a degree in marketing, advertising, or public relations abroad is becoming increasingly important and beneficial. An international degree will greatly enhance your career prospects while boosting your international IQ. Companies look for prospective employees who are flexible, ambitious, and great communicators to work in the marketing sector, and earning a marketing degree abroad will demonstrate that you possess all of these qualities, and so much more.


Many marketing, advertising, and public relations students dream about hitting the big time and working in a major city where the sky's the limit. When selecting a location to earn your marketing degree abroad, it is only natural that you might want to choose a foremost global city, which is likely to play host to branches of multinational companies or be a hub of world finance and culture.

In the Western world cities of this rank include New York, London, Paris, and Madrid. All of these locations offer a wealth of premier educational opportunities in the fields of marketing and advertising, is highly connected internationally, and hosts the headquarters of some of the world’s most prestigious corporations and organizations. Global cities located in Westernized nations tend to be a melting pot in their own right, so earning your marketing degree abroad in any one of these major global cities will prove a tremendously rewarding experience with unparalleled networking opportunities.

In the Far East, cities like Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore are pinned as extremely influential cities in the global marketplace. Large swathes of Asia continue to develop rapidly and offer terrific opportunities to jump into the marketing sector of these blossoming economies. Earning your marketing degree abroad in Asia will be a highly enriching experience that will expose you to a new cultural context and challenge you both personally and professionally to reach the “top of your game.”

The latter global cities represent the cream of the crop in the fields of marketing, advertising, and public relations, but these are obviously only a very small sample of the locations where you can earn a degree in marketing abroad. Commit to in-depth research about what universities will offer degree programs that best match your professional interests, while also keeping in mind important factors such as language and networking opportunities, and you are sure to have an incredible academic experience abroad.

Academics & Degrees

Marketing strategies vary greatly between countries and cultures, but the same basic principles are coming to dominate the global economy. Most universities around the world offer full degrees (or at least a focus) in marketing, advertising, or public relations. Whatever school you enroll in, you will gain valuable insight about how to navigate our increasingly complex and interconnected marketplace and come to know a unique cultural vantage point.

Marketing, advertising, and public relations are each distinct disciplines, but each one still follows a similar degree trajectory. While some schools will offer you the opportunity to pursue an undergraduate degree in each, the fields of business and communications are typically the broader fields of study where you can form a concentration in the former disciplines at the undergraduate level.

At the graduate level you will then have the opportunity to earn your advanced degree in any of these fields or specialized subdivisions within. Many marketing degree programs are global and interdisciplinary in nature (such as a Master’s in International Marketing), offering students the opportunity to leverage their degree abroad even further towards a career in the global arena.

Many international marketing degree programs will also give you the opportunity to complete an internship in combination with your studies, which is a great chance to enhance your professional qualifications and expand your global network.

Keep in mind that language barriers can greatly shape the scope of your academic and professional opportunities around the world, so learning a new language should definitely be a part of your degree plan!

  • Networking. Making connections in the business world is perhaps the most important part of ultimately obtaining the job you are looking for. By earning your marketing degree abroad, you can begin to make professional connections all over the world, both with local business people and fellow international or local students.
  • Language. Landing a marketing job fresh out of school can be very competitive these days, and being bilingual is a huge golden star on your resume. By learning the language of your host country you will not only greatly improve your opportunities for cultural immersion, you will also make yourself stand out as a highly qualified job candidate in the fields of marketing, advertising, and public relations.
  • Life Experience. Simply stated: traveling the world and living in a different country is something that will stay with you forever. Beyond the invaluable professional prospects of earning a degree abroad in marketing, advertising, or public relations, it will also be a fun and exciting adventure that will never stop challenging you to grow.
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