Advertising Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Canterbury Christ Church University 72% 0% 0% £9250 £14500 95 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 70% 2% 20% £9250 £14500 100 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 70% 2% 20% £9250 £14500 100 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 80% 4% 16% £9250 £14250 92 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Cardiff Metropolitan University 55% 3% 14% £9000 £13000 109 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 75% 0% 0% £9250 £14500 159 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Kingston University 75% 0% 0% £11800 £17000 159 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
University of Hull 75% 0% 0% £9750 £9750 159 Hull On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 75% 0% 0% £10600 £15000 159 London On campus Part-time
University of Essex 75% 0% 0% £8760 £18800 159 Colchester On campus Part-time
University of Bedfordshire 50% 7% 35% £9250 £13200 95 Luton On campus Full-time
Ulster University 58% 0% 4% £9250 £15360 156 Coleraine On campus Full-time
University of Bedfordshire 50% 7% 35% £9250 £13200 95 Luton On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 70% 2% 20% £9250 £14500 100 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 70% 2% 20% £9250 £14500 100 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 77% 5% 5% £9250 £14700 124 Lincoln On campus Full-time
De Montfort University 72% 2% 3% £9250 £14250 109 Leicester On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 83% 5% 6% £9250 £13200 121 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 58% 10% 15% £9250 £13100 145 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 78% 0% 15% £9250 £13100 104 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 57% 0% 6% £9250 £15000 136 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 57% 0% 6% £9250 £15000 136 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 63% 2% 15% £9250 £15250 116 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 59% 4% 9% £9250 £14500 116 London On campus Part-time
University of Gloucestershire 57% 0% 6% £9250 £15000 136 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Worcester 58% 10% 15% £9250 £13100 145 Worcester On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 64% 4% 10% £9250 £14500 132 London On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 64% 4% 10% £9250 £14500 132 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Ravensbourne University London 85% 7% 0% £9250 £16500 119 London On campus Full-time
University of South Wales 88% 3% 0% £9000 £12600 110 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 87% 0% 20% £9250 £14500 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 87% 0% 20% £9250 £14500 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 87% 0% 20% £9250 £14500 104 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 133 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 91% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 133 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 71% 0% 20% £9250 £14500 106 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 71% 0% 20% £9250 £14500 106 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 70% 2% 20% £9250 £14500 100 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University 87% 5% 1% £9250 £14170 132 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Wales 69% 2% 12% £7800 £15000 117 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 69% 2% 12% £9250 £23000 117 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Lincoln 69% 2% 12% £9500 £16000 117 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 69% 2% 12% £9500 £15750 117 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 69% 2% 12% £8250 £19000 117 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 72% 5% 13% £9250 £14700 101 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Leeds Arts University 95% 15% 5% £9250 £15800 141 Leeds On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 76% 5% 6% £9250 £15000 118 Huddersfield On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 83% 5% 5% £9250 £14250 123 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 83% 5% 5% £9250 £14250 123 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Buckinghamshire New University 83% 5% 5% £9250 £14250 123 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
University of Essex 72% - 10% £12410 £19380 125 Colchester On campus Full-time
Leeds Beckett University 79% - 25% £9250 £10500 123 Leeds On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 75% 0% 0% - - 159 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Nottingham Trent University 75% 0% 0% - - 159 Nottingham On campus Full-time
Coventry University 75% 0% 0% - - 159 Coventry On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 75% 0% 0% - - 159 Leeds On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 75% 0% 0% - - 159 Winchester On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 75% 0% 0% - - 159 London On campus Part-time
Kingston University 74% - 3% - - 105 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Kingston University 74% - 3% £9250 £9250 105 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Edge Hill University 73% 2% 0% £9250 - 144 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Kingston University 75% - 3% - - 108 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 61% - 10% £2310 £3894 98 London On campus Part-time
The University of Northampton 57% 6% 5% - - 108 Northampton On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 57% - 10% - - 119 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Sheffield Hallam University 57% - 10% - - 119 Sheffield On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 65% 20% 5% £9250 - 116 London On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 57% 0% 6% - - 136 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 63% 2% 15% £9250 - 116 Hatfield On campus Full-time
South Thames College 63% 2% 15% - - 116 London On campus Full-time
Lancaster University 92% 4% 15% £9250 - 145 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 63% 2% 15% £9250 - 116 Poole On campus Full-time
The University of Northampton 57% 6% 5% £9250 - 108 Northampton On campus Full-time
Birmingham City University 83% 5% 6% £9250 - 121 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Canterbury Christ Church University 64% 4% 10% - - 132 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Hertfordshire 75% 5% 13% - - 107 Hatfield On campus Full-time
The Northern School of Art 80% 15% 19% £9250 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 65% - 8% £9250 £14000 91 London On campus Full-time
University of West London 74% - 10% £9250 £13250 108 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of West London 74% - 10% £9250 £13250 108 Ealing On campus Full-time
Richmond, The American International University in London 79% - 10% £9250 £14750 80 Richmond On campus Full-time
Northumbria University 67% - 9% - - 114 Newcastle On campus Full-time
Richmond, The American International University in London 79% - 10% £9250 £14750 80 Richmond On campus Full-time
Middlesex University 65% - 8% £9250 £14000 91 London On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 69% 2% 12% - - 117 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of West London 69% 2% 12% - - 117 Ealing On campus Full-time
Manchester Metropolitan University 69% 2% 12% - - 117 Manchester On campus Full-time
Edinburgh Napier University 69% 2% 12% - - 117 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 79% 0% 10% - - 141 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 79% 0% 10% - - 141 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 79% 0% 10% - - 141 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 79% 0% 10% - - 141 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 79% 0% 10% - - 141 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University for the Creative Arts 79% 0% 10% - - 141 Canterbury On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 61% 5% 13% £9250 - 98 Winchester On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 72% 5% 13% £9250 - 101 Winchester On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% - 50% £9250 £13320 76 London On campus Full-time
University of the Arts London 26% - 12% £9250 - 133 London On campus Full-time
University of East London 79% - 50% £9250 £13320 76 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 79% - 50% - - 76 London On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 92% 5% 10% - - 114 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Falmouth University 92% 5% 10% - - 114 Falmouth On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 86% - 0% £9250 - 127 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 86% - 0% £9250 £14700 127 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 83% 5% 5% £9250 - 123 London On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
72 /100
13385 students of Advertising in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Advertising

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21989 £22887 £27235
25-75 percentile range £18995 - £24994 £18347 - £28370 £21240 - £35197

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22278 £23792 £28699
25-75 percentile range £19575 - £25221 £19548 - £28799 £22938 - £36343

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Advertising

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Advertising who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Advertising

  • Communication Agencies
  • Further and Higher Education Institutions
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Local Government
  • Marketing Organisations
  • Media Companies
  • The Newspaper Industry
  • PR Consultancies
  • Publishing Companies
  • TV and Radio Companies
  • Magazines

Specialisations within Advertising

  • Mass Communications
  • Market and Advertising Psychology
  • Advertising Design
  • Brand Communication
  • Creative Advertising
  • Advertising in International Communications
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Visual Design and Communication
  • Advertising and Branding
  • Fashion Advertising
  • Audiovisual Media
  • Advertising and Public Relations

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Advertising who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Advertising (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Advertising at Bournemouth University

50% Business and public service associate professionals
14% Media Professionals
9% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
6% Administrative occupations
6% Sales occupations
5% Elementary occupations
3% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
1% Managers, directors and senior officials
1% Engineering professionals
1% Information Technology Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Advertising in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Advertising

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Advertising studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

The median salary of graduates of Advertising was £21989 15 months after graduation, £22887 3 years after graduation and £27235 5 years after graduation.

Creative Advertising at Leeds Arts University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 95 out of 100 among 18 respondents.