Advertising (BA (Hons))

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
GBP 13750 per year

All study options

About Advertising at Bournemouth University

This BA focuses on the strategy, development and planning of advertising in conjunction with marketing activities, promotion, direct media and digital media. As the course has been awarded Graduate Gateway status by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), you’ll have the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway scheme during your studies.

Taught by expert-led academic staff, highly qualified practitioners and accomplished industry-seasoned guest speakers, you’ll develop strategic responses to advertising and marketing communications problems, based upon a clear understanding of the communications environment, organisations and consumers.

Embedded within the degree is a vital work placement, lasting at least 30 weeks in industry. The placement, which takes place in year three, can significantly help to develop your abilities and understanding of advertising in the work environment. It also provides the opportunity to develop relationships and build important contacts within the profession, and can serve as a platform for successful entry into a career following graduation.

In your final year you’ll get the chance to choose your own curriculum – selecting options from a diverse list of topics to help bring your studies in line with your passions, interests, and ultimately your career goals.

100% of our students feel that the staff have made the subject interesting. Join us on live chat now to find out more, or register to meet us at an open day.

All statistics shown are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 13750 per year

Notes about fees for this course

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Entry requirements

112 - 120 tariff points from 3 A-levels, or equivalent qualifications. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM.

Required subjects: All subjects excluding General Studies considered

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

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