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M.A. On Campus

Advertising

Bournemouth University

12 months
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15750 GBP/year
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Join the Advertising programme at Bournemouth University and apply your knowledge to genuine business solutions through working on live client briefs.

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Overview

Why study MA Advertising at BU? 

  • Develop your knowledge and skills by working on live briefs set by our network of advertising agencies 
  • Develop and enhance your ability to devise, articulate and interrogate ideas 
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of - and the ability to respond to - the issues and challenges currently facing the industry 
  • Learn to see strategy as a powerful creative practice 
  • Make contacts and connections with our network of agencies and leading speakers from industry 
  • Enter the Data & Marketing Association (DMA) Talent Marketing Challenge and attend creative and data workshops held throughout the year. 

Course accreditation

The course offers you the opportunity to achieve the IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) Foundation Certificate: the base-level qualification for anyone who wants to work in an IPA member agency. 

It is also accredited by the IDM (Institute of Data and Marketing), entitling you to take the Certificate in Digital Marketing exam and to apply to the summer school in which you'll spend a week in June working (and networking) with agencies. You are also entitled to enter the DMA Talent Marketing Challenge and to attend creative and data workshops held throughout the year. 

Accreditation

  • IPA (Institute of Practitioners in Advertising) 
  • IDM (Institute of Data and Marketing)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Strategy for Advertising
  • Consumer Insights
  • Digital Media Strategies
  • Creative Direction for Advertising
  • Creative Advertising Management
  • Research in Action
  • Final Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There's no application deadline for this course, but if you need a visa, think about the length of time it takes to process your visa application.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent

It is beneficial for applicants to have a background (either based on previous study or previous employment) in any area that has provided a foundation in crafting messages to audiences.

If you lack the formal academic qualifications needed to enter a postgraduate or post-experience degree, there are several alternative routes to follow - some based on experience. Contact the Future Students Enquiry Team for more information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fees shown are for 2022/23 entry please visit the website for more information about fees.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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