Key Course Facts
Interested in making a difference in the world and pursuing a personally rewarding career? This course will allow you to develop the skills needed to lead brands in meeting the demands of consumers to address urgent social and environmental challenges.
Why choose 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.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join Advertising, MA.
A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2, or equivalent. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in each component of speaking, listening and reading.
Tuition Fees Advertising MA
|England UK||£9500||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9500||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9500||year 1|
Additional fee information
Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Bournemouth University
Established in 1976, Bournemouth University is located in the coastal town of Poole, South West England. Just 20 minutes away from Bournemouth Beach by bicycle, this university has earned itself numerous awards as both a provider of education and of employment. Apart from their reputable courses and programmes that they offer, Bournemouth University gives particular importance to their more than 130 student clubs on-site, which they believe are essential for keeping students happy, as well as giving them the means to add new skills and experiences to their resumes. Bournemouth University has plenty of restaurants, bars, and retail options nearby and the location is great for those who enjoy strolls near the seaside and a pleasant and different social life.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Advertising and Marketing Communications BA (Hons)||De Montfort University||74%||5%||0%||£9250||£14250||109||Leicester||On campus Full-time|
|Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations (Placement Year) BA (Hons)||University of Worcester||52%||5%||20%||£9250||£13100||132||Worcester||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Advertising BA (Hons)||Leeds Arts University||100%||0%||0%||£9250||£15800||148||Leeds||On campus Full-time|
|Marketing, Advertising and Branding (with placement) BA (Hons)||University of Gloucestershire||81%||0%||15%||£9250||£15000||110||Cheltenham||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising/Media and Communications (with Professional Placement) BA/BSc (Hons)||Canterbury Christ Church University||89%||0%||10%||£9250||£14500||96||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising and Brand Design BA (Hons)||Ravensbourne University London||72%||0%||5%||£9250||£16500||124||London||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising/Events Planning BA/BSc (Hons)||Canterbury Christ Church University||89%||0%||10%||£9250||£14500||96||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising Design BA (Hons)||University of South Wales||100%||0%||5%||£9000||£12600||149||Pontypridd||On campus Full-time|
|Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations BA (Hons)||University of Worcester||52%||5%||20%||£9250||£13100||132||Worcester||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising/Human Resource Management BSc (Hons)||Canterbury Christ Church University||71%||0%||0%||£9250||£14500||91||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|