Programs in Marketing, Communication & Sales | IE

Programs in Marketing, Communication and Sales

In our highly globalized world, creating value in marketing, communications and sales consists of striking a balance between tech innovation and human creativity to influence customer decisions


Marketing is about creating an ideal, anticipating the next step, going beyond the norm and reaching people in unique ways. This is a growing industry, and it's changing fast. Exciting new career opportunities are opening up and world-leading employers are looking for people whose skills and knowledge are ahead of the curve.

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Are naturally curious and creative, constantly challenging current trends with innovative ideas


An experience to develop their skills in the latest marcom tools from offline to digital platforms in order to create impact.


A driving force of creativity and data-driven decision-making that will connect brands and consumers through powerful strategies and storytelling.

Why is this the right choice for you

Hands-on experience

The program's career focus places a firm emphasis on real-world skills, case studies and challenges, allowing you to dive into the day-to-day of marketing professionals with top marketing companies. You'll graduate with ready-for-work experience that makes you highly attractive to leading employers like Amazon, Kantar, Nielsen and Ikea.


Learn from experienced marketing professionals

Our faculty is drawn from experienced sector practitioners, on hand to pass on their expertise, experience and insight to keep you right up to date with industry trends. For example, Jaime Veiga, the Academic Director of the Master in Market Research and Consumer Behavior at IE University, has more than 20 years of experience in the FMCG and pharma sectors, excelling in roles within R&D, insights, market research and marketing in companies such as P&G and J&J.


Discover the true marketing industry

Gain firsthand sector experience through initiatives such as the Global Immersion Week, Marketing Day or the MARCOM Speaker series that bring speakers from HBO or Amazon to the classroom.


Gain cutting-edge digital skills

Mastery of industry software including Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Analytics and MailChimp will allow you to apply these essential skills in real-world settings, adding another must-have element to your professional profile.


Join a diverse, international community

Our faculty, student body and global alumni community provides an unmatched pool of different cultures. In class, there are over 25 different nationalities, which will offer different perspectives, worldviews and insights to enrich your personal and professional development long after you graduate. 

Reach your potential through our programs

Our range of bachelor's, master's and dual degree programs are designed to place the whole world of marketing, communications and sales at your feet. Ranging from digital media, design and communication to consumer behavior, business, social sciences and even international relations, we've got you covered across a broad range of sectors.



The Stage: Your collaborative master’s experience

The Stage is a place for collaboration and transformation. Here, you will ignite your passion for Marketing, Branding & Sales in a unique experience that offers professional skill-building alongside deeper insights into creativity, strategy, and analysis. On The Stage, peers across all five of our full-time master’s degree programs become interdisciplinary castmates in a grand academic production, coming together to truly understand what it takes to succeed in their future marketing careers.

A Glimpse into who you could become...






Rebecca: Brand Marketing Specialist

Originally from Mexico, Rebeca Flores studied the Bachelor in Business Administration and then the Master in Visual & Digital Media at IE University. She currently lives in Amsterdam and is working as Brand Marketing Specialist at Nike.


Jasmina: Content Manager

Since graduating, Jasmina has shown true determination in pursuing her passions. She currently works at Havas in Prague, a creative agency that manages social media for large global companies, including Google. At IE University, where she studied the Bachelor in Communication and Digital Media, Jasmina made every effort to follow her passions, taking part in photography, music, and sports activities.


Jerome: Content Creator

Learn about Jerome, student of the Master in Visual & Digital Media. Focused on strengthening the relationship between individuals and organizations and using a mix of both digital and traditional channels, we train students to drive global connection by better understanding our audiences and resonating with who they are.


Silvia: Brand Specialist

Originally from Spain, Silvia Dominguez studied the Master in Digital Marketing at IE University. She currently lives in London and is working as Brand Specialist at Amazon Fashion.

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Where we'll take you

The career opportunities in this cutting-edge sector are as varied as they are broad. Whether you see yourself working in a corporate scenario or an agency, today’s job market offers you five main focus areas within marketing and communications to explore: category management, creative marketing, market research, customer experience, and digital marketing. 

Digital transformation and new work patterns are continuously disrupting the world of work, and AI is changing CX forever, meaning there are opportunities at every turn. Creative agencies, multinational organizations, governments and NGOs, market research, PR, startups, media production or design—your options are as extensive as your ambition.

Launch your professional trajectory at...

Many students from these programs have gone on to work in a variety of positions at some of the most influential companies and organizations in this area:

BuzzFeed | IE
Nielsen | IE
P&G | IE
Publicis | IE
YouTube | IE
United Nations | IE
Kantar | IE
Hootsuite | IE
Unilever | IE

Career services adapted to your profile

Our Talent & Careers team is committed to our community and provides many opportunities for your professional development. From personalized career advice and guidance to kickstart your professional future, organizing dozens of helpful events and forums, to developing close collaborations with world-leading employers, we are dedicated to connecting you to the real industry and helping you boost your career. 

Through these initiatives, hundreds of companies visit IE University each year, presenting thousands of new opportunities to IE University students. The Talent & Careers team in MARCOM makes these resources available to you, but your experience depends on how you take on these opportunities.

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Throughout your program at IE, you will be coached by experts from the IE Talent & Careers department on a variety of topics. These will be highly technical sessions related to how to prepare an effective CV, writing a cover letter, networking effectively and how to achieve your professional goals. You will also be advised on the resources available for students through the IE Talent & Careers department, as well as liaise with external industry professionals in events such as the Talent Forum and have access to an international job portal.


Depending on the program within this career pathway, you can access exchanges, international experiences like the Global Immersion Week or the Marcom Speaker Series where top experts in the field come to the classroom to share their professional journeys.

You will also have access to participate in over 150 student-led clubs as the Marketing Club, PR & Communication, Fashion & Luxury Club, or even start your own.


If you're ready to start shaping your future, your journey starts here.

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Our campuses in Madrid, IE Tower and Maria de Molina, provide you numerous opportunities to network with multinationals in one of the world’s leading financial hubs. At the Segovia campus, history and tradition meet innovation with our state-of-the-art classrooms. 

No matter which campus you choose, you will be surrounded by a diverse range of peers, professors and perspectives that will enhance your learning experience


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