This course is aimed at preparing you for a career in a wide range of marketing communications disciplines. Our accredited course combines the strategic side of marketing with the application of cutting-edge theory and techniques in creative areas such as social media, influencer marketing and campaign planning.
De Mortfort University
Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the Institute of Data & Marketing (IDM) and the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), this programme provides live industry campaigns on which you can apply your learnings and demonstrate your creativity, on top companies and brands such as Pall-Ex, Aston Martin, Samsung and Next. With opportunities to participate in creative pitch competitions such as X-Culture and the CIM The Pitch, students from this course have reached the finals of these cross-university competitions every year for the last two years.
A typical offer is 112 UCAS points from at least two A-levels or equivalent (e.g BTEC)
Five GCSEs grades A–C including English Language and Maths
Pass Access with 30 Level 3 credits at Merit (or equivalent)
English (Language or Literature) and Maths GCSE required as separate qualifications at grade C
We will normally require students to have had a break from full time education before undertaking the Access course
International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points
A degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications opens up a whole range of career opportunities such as account management, digital marketing, brand management, advertising and marketing communications, public relations, customer insight or market research.
You could find yourself developing new products, planning social media campaigns, deciding the future marketing strategy for many household names or developing a digital communications campaign for a big brand.
With the support of our careers and employability team, our graduates have gone on to careers in globally renowned organisations. Recent successes include TJX Europe, Marks and Spencer and Vodafone, with graduates landing roles such as social media executive, junior creative executive, public relations account executive and marketing executive.
You will be taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, group work and self-directed study. Assessment is through 100% coursework (presentations, essays and reports) on this programme often in the form of real live briefs from companies.