Advertising Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Advertising (with Integrated Foundation & Professional Practice Years) BA/BSc (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 83% 5% 4% £9250 £17500 118 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Media, Communication and Advertising BA (Hons) The University of Winchester 53% 0% 5% £9250 £16700 115 Winchester On campus Full-time
Advertising, Marketing Communications and Public Relations BA (Hons) London Metropolitan University 87% 10% 5% £9250 £17600 98 London On campus Full-time
Advertising (with Integrated Foundation Year) BA/BSc (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 83% 5% 4% £9250 £17500 118 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising BA/BSc (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 83% 5% 4% £9250 £17500 118 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising and Marketing Communications BA (Hons) De Montfort University 74% 5% 5% £9250 £15250 £15750 119 Leicester On campus Full-time
Advertising and Public Relations BA (Hons) University of West London 81% 0% 10% £9250 £16250 95 Ealing On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising (with Foundation) BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 58% 3% 14% £9250 £15000 £15450 126 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Advertising/Tourism Studies BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University 73% 10% 20% £9250 £14500 109 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Marketing Communications BA (Hons) Leeds Arts University 100% 0% 5% £9250 £16700 134 Leeds On campus Full-time
Advertising and Public Relations with Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of West London 81% 0% 14% £9250 £16250 95 Ealing On campus Full-time
Advertising BA (Hons) University of East London 75% 0% 10% £9250 £14160 117 London On campus Full-time
Marketing (Advertising and Branding) BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 81% 0% 10% £9250 £15000 £15450 122 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Marketing Communications with Advertising BA (Hons) Bournemouth University 78% 1% 8% £9250 £17800 122 Poole On campus Full-time
Advertising and Brand Design BA (Hons) Ravensbourne University London 72% 0% 0% £9250 £16500 146 London On campus Full-time
Photography: Editorial and Advertising BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 81% 15% 10% £9250 £15000 £15450 141 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Communication, Advertising and Marketing BSc (Hons) Ulster University - 1% 4% £9250 £15840 £16320 154 Coleraine On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 0% 15% £9250 £15000 86 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Advertising Design BA (Hons) University of South Wales 100% 10% 0% £9000 £12600 137 Pontypridd On campus Full-time
Marketing with Advertising and Public Relations BA (Hons) Birmingham City University 78% 5% 10% £9250 £16085 130 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Photography: Editorial and Advertising (with Foundation) BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 80% 7% 7% £9250 £15000 £15450 126 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - 5% 0% £9250 £15000 129 High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Communications: Advertising and Public Relations BA (Hons) Richmond, The American International University in London 50% 0% 15% £9250 £15645 110 Richmond On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire 58% 3% 14% £9250 £15000 £15450 126 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Mass Communications, Advertising and Public Relations BA (Hons) Edinburgh Napier University 76% 5% 0% £9250 £15160 155 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising and Art Direction BA (Hons) University of Greenwich 69% 6% 5% £9250 £16150 £17000 132 London On campus Full-time
Advertising (with Professional Practice Year) BA/BSc (Hons) University for the Creative Arts 83% 5% 4% £9250 £17500 118 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising, Public Relations and Branding BA (Hons) Middlesex University 71% 10% 5% £9250 £15100 123 London On campus Full-time
Marketing and Advertising with Professional Placement Year BSc (Hons) Kingston University 56% 10% 10% £9250 - 123 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Marketing and Advertising BA (Hons) University of Lincoln 88% 5% 10% £9250 - 116 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising with Arts Foundation Year BA (Hons) University of Lincoln 81% 7% 6% £9250 - 131 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Marketing with Advertising & Digital Communications BA (Hons) London South Bank University 83% 5% 5% £9250 - 104 London On campus Full-time
Marketing and Advertising BSc (Hons) Kingston University 56% 10% 10% £9250 - 123 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Advertising and Digital Marketing BA (Hons) Coventry University 87% 10% 0% £9250 - 110 Coventry On campus Full-time
Marketing Communications with Advertising (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) Bournemouth University 81% 1% 8% £9250 - 119 Poole On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising BA (Hons) University of Lincoln 95% 15% 0% £9250 - 124 Lincoln On campus Full-time
Marketing and Advertising (including Foundation Year) BSc (Hons) Kingston University 60% 10% 10% £9250 - 119 Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Advertising & Digital Marketing (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) The University of Northampton 82% 5% 16% - - 56 Northampton On campus Full-time
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations (Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Worcester 52% 0% 15% - - 123 Worcester On campus Full-time
Graphic Design, Advertising & Marketing BA (Hons) University of Worcester 81% 5% 7% - - 131 Worcester On campus Full-time
Advertising BA (Hons) University of the Arts London 53% - 0% £9250 - 143 London On campus Full-time
Promotional Media: PR, Advertising and Branding BA (Hons) Goldsmiths, University of London 34% 10% 9% - - 120 London On campus Full-time
Advertising and Marketing BA (Hons) Lancaster University 93% 0% 0% - - 144 Lancaster On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising BA (Hons) Falmouth University - 5% 0% - - 126 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising with Integrated Foundation Year BA (Hons) Falmouth University - 5% 0% - - 126 Falmouth On campus Full-time
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations BA (Hons) University of Worcester 52% 0% 20% - - 123 Worcester On campus Full-time
Digital Design and Advertising BA (Hons) The Northern School of Art 92% 5% 10% £9250 - - Middlesbrough On campus Full-time
Advertising and Brand Communications BA (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University 74% 5% 9% - - 130 Manchester On campus Full-time
Advertising/Politics BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Marketing Communications and Advertising BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University - - - £9250 £15860 £16655 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Advertising, Public Relations and Branding with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Middlesex University - - - £9250 £14000 - London On campus Full-time
Advertising/Events Planning (with Professional Placement) BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising/Marketing (with Professional Placement) BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Strategic Advertising and Marketing Communications MA University of Greenwich - - - £11000 £16000 - London On campus Part-time
Advertising (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of East London - - - £9250 £14160 - London On campus Full-time
Marketing Communications and Advertising with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Sheffield Hallam University - - - £9250 £15860 £16655 - Sheffield On campus Full-time
Advertising (with Integrated International Foundation & Professional Practice Years) BA/BSc (Hons) University for the Creative Arts - - - £9250 £17500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising/Media and Communications (with Professional Placement) BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising, Marketing and the Media MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc Kingston University - - - £12100 £17500 - Kingston upon Thames On campus Full-time
Advertising/International Relations BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising/English Literature BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising Management and Digital Communications with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - - - £9250 £15000 - High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Advertising and Digital Marketing Communications BA (Hons) University of Greenwich - - - £9250 £16150 £17000 - London On campus Part-time
Communications: Advertising and Public Relations Extended Degree BA (Hons) Richmond, The American International University in London - - - £9250 £15645 - Richmond On campus Full-time
Digital Media Practice: Advertising, Marketing & Branding Design MA The University of Winchester - - - £9550 £17450 - Winchester On campus Part-time
Advertising/Marketing BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising/Media and Communications BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising/Events Planning BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising MA Bournemouth University - - - £11000 £17500 - Poole On campus Full-time
Advertising/Business Management BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising (with Integrated International Foundation Year) BA/BSc (Hons) University for the Creative Arts - - - £9250 £17500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising/Business Management (with Professional Placement) BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising (Top Up) BA (Hons) Buckinghamshire New University - - - £9250 £15000 - High Wycombe On campus Full-time
Advertising / Public Relations and Media BA/BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising/Human Resource Management BSc (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church University - - - £9250 £14500 - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Advertising and Marketing Management BA (Hons) Cardiff Metropolitan University - - - £9000 £15000 £16000 - Cardiff On campus Full-time
Advertising and Marketing MSc (PG) University of Hull - - - £10250 £13000 - Hull On campus Full-time
Graphic Design (Advertising and Branding) BA (Hons) University of Hertfordshire - - - £9250 - - Hatfield On campus Full-time
Advertising and Digital Marketing BA (Hons) University of Hertfordshire - - - £9250 - - Hatfield On campus Full-time
Advertising & Digital Marketing BA (Hons) South Thames College - - - £7775 - - London On campus Full-time
Advertising & Digital Marketing BA (Hons) The University of Northampton - - - £9250 - - Northampton On campus Full-time
Marketing with Advertising Management BA (Hons) Leeds Beckett University - - - £9250 - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Advertising and Marketing MA Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry On campus Part-time
Marketing Management with Advertising MA University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Full-time
Global Advertising and Branding MA University of Southampton - - - - - - Southampton On campus Full-time
Psychology of Advertising MSc Lancaster University - - - - - - Lancaster On campus Full-time
Advertising and Marketing Communications (Cyprus) BA (Hons) University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising Strategy MSc Manchester Metropolitan University - - - - - - Manchester On campus Full-time
Mass Communication with Advertising BA (Hons) Northumbria University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Creative Advertising MSc Edinburgh Napier University - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Promotional Media: Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing MA Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Advertising and Marketing Communications MSc (PG) Nottingham Trent University - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
76 /100
12659 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

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 £24966 £23942 £28323
25-75 percentile range £21977 - £27977 £19374 - £29472 £22352 - £36875

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24626 £24545 £29632
25-75 percentile range £21740 - £27850 £20095 - £29548 £23637 - £37352

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.

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

Jobs of graduates of Advertising (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Advertising at University College Birmingham

35% Protective service occupations
10% Animal care and control services
10% Sales occupations
10% Customer service occupations
10% Elementary occupations
10% Protective service occupations
10% Animal care and control services

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Advertising in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Advertising

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Advertising, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Advertising is the study of the use of promotional displays, whether presented orally or visually, in order to sell items and services or to publicise events.

The median salary of graduates of Advertising was £24966 15 months after graduation, £23942 3 years after graduation and £28323 5 years after graduation.

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