12 months
16500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Marketing (Creative Advertising) programme at Manchester Metropolitan University will ensure you have the knowledge to support your creative thinking. You’ll explore every element of the advertising spectrum, from traditional print-based materials to digital media.

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In today’s digital world there are more ways than ever to reach out to consumers.

Finding creative solutions to advertising challenges is a sought-after skill. It’s not only about crafting attention-grabbing images and slogans. Your campaigns need to be grounded in advertising theory. 

This Marketing (Creative Advertising) programme at Manchester Metropolitan University blends commercial, theoretical and creative units to give you the edge when you start work. You’ll be ready to create effective advertising campaigns and creatives in various formats and media. 

Learn about today’s advertising challenges and discover how to build brands. Specialise further with one of our option units to develop the skills you need for a career you’re passionate about.


Manchester is the perfect place to study and to start your career in marketing and advertising. It’s a leading location for creative and digital media.

The city boasts global agencies, big businesses with in-house advertising teams, and a host of exciting small creative firms.

Graduates have taken on a range of roles, including:

  • Account Manager, Love Creative
  • Premium Search Specialist, Microsoft
  • Corporate Partnerships Coordinator, Adelaide Fringe Festival
  • Designer/Artworker, Echo Studios Ltd
  • Lead Designer, Riddle Digital
  • Junior Copywriter, BJL
  • Sports Producer, ADI.TV

You’ll have opportunities to build relationships with employers in Manchester and further afield while you’re studying.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advertising Strategy and Trends
  • Creative Advertising
  • Strategy for Digital
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Live Client Brief
  • International Brand Strategy
  • Dissertation/Extended Research Proposal
  • Critical Perspectives in Entrepreneurship
  • Project Management Framework 
  • Analytics in Marketing 
  • PR Specialisms
  • Business Analytics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a good UK honours degree (minimum 2:2), or international equivalent, in any subject. 
  • We will consider your application if you have significant, relevant experience or degree equivalent professional qualifications.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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