Creative and Cultural Industries: Design Marketing BA (Hons)
Key Course Facts
Reasons to choose Kingston
– By joining our Creative Agency, you’ll gain experience by working on paid live briefs with a variety of organisations such as The Science Museum and Veolia. You’ll pitch and present your ideas for a range of products, brands and agencies.
– You’ll exhibit your own work in inspiring creative spaces throughout the course.
– Thinking Through Making is the ethos of Kingston School of Art. You’ll be able to experiment and learn in our world-class 3D workshops, digital media labs, film, photography and printmaking facilities.
About this course
Imagine yourself working for a design agency? You’ll deliver digital and printed marketing to meet a client’s needs, using the marketing skills, project management knowledge and experience of the industry that you’ve acquired from this course.
As well as giving you an understanding of design values and commercial practice, on this degree you’ll create marketing materials and develop innovative user experiences across different media and digital environments.
Throughout the course, you’ll also develop the commercial and organisational skills and understanding needed to work effectively in the Creative and Cultural sector. You’ll have creative freedom and be encouraged to undertake non-commercial creative projects.
Below you can see course specific reviews for 14 graduates of Creative and Cultural Industries: Design Marketing BA (Hons) at Kingston University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Marketing.
Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.
Salary of all UK Graduates of Marketing
|15 months after graduation||3 years after graduation||5 years after graduation|
|25-75 percentile range||£21346 - £32675||£19523 - £34848||£21764 - £41751|
All Marketing courses of UK
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Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Applicants will need a minimum of 112 tariff points from recognised level 3 qualifications. In additional candidates will need GCSE English at grades A*-C or comparable numeric scores under the newly reformed GCSE gradings. All application forms and personal statements will be read and considered. We are looking for creative, critical and ambitious students. We are keen to encourage students from a diverse range of backgrounds. Mature students and those with non-standard qualifications are welcome to apply and will be given the opportunity to meet with the course team to explore suitability and expectations. We are also looking for potential and applicants who do not meet the formal entry criteria may be considered if the course team judges the application demonstrates additional strengths or alternative evidence, for example related academic or work experience, the quality of the personal statement, a portfolio of practical work, a strong academic or professional reference, or a combination of these.
UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course
This particular course
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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Tuition Fees Creative and Cultural Industries: Design Marketing BA (Hons)
|England UK||£9250||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||year 1|
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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.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
Positions of Kingston University in top UK and global rankings.
Rankings of Kingston University in related subject specific rankings.
- Business & Management Studies
QS World University Rankings By Subject
[Published 20 April, 2022]
- Business, Management & Marketing
The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
[Published 13 June, 2022]
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What students say about studying Marketing in the UK?
About Kingston University
Founded in 1899, Kingston University is located in the suburban town of Kingston upon Thames, London. The university’s four campuses can be found in and around the town centre, with a free shuttle bus helping students to get there. This university offers what they call Flexi-stay accommodation, which allows students to book rooms in their residence halls for periods in which they expect to be studying exceptionally hard.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Marketing with Digital Communication with Professional Placement Year BA (Hons)||Birmingham City University||70%||5%||5%||£9250||£13200||129||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Food Consumer Marketing and Product Development (Work Experience) MSc||Sheffield Hallam University||70%||5%||5%||£9620||£14895||129||Sheffield||On campus Full-time|
|Tourism Marketing Management MSc (PG)||Bournemouth University||70%||5%||5%||£8500||£14250||129||Poole||On campus Part-time|
|Marketing PhD||University of Kent||70%||5%||5%||£2100||£6920||129||Canterbury||On campus Part-time|
|Management (Marketing) MSc||University of Essex||70%||5%||5%||£12410||£19380||129||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
|Business and Digital Marketing Management BA (Hons)||University of Huddersfield||74%||5%||3%||£9250||£15000||118||Huddersfield||On campus Full-time|
|Marketing/Sport & Exercise Science BSc (Hons)||Canterbury Christ Church University||70%||0%||20%||£9250||£14500||99||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Marketing and Media BA (Hons)||University of Keele||84%||0%||5%||£9250||£16000||103||Newcastle under Lyme||On campus Full-time|
|Accounting & Marketing BA (Hons)||University of Strathclyde||87%||1%||6%||£9250||£16400||204||Glasgow||On campus Full-time|
|International Business and Marketing MSc (PG)||University of Derby||87%||1%||6%||£7850||£14700||204||Derby||On campus Full-time|
The University League Tables
- 13 June, 2022
- Criteria used in ranking -CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject:
- Entry Standards 26%
Student Satisfaction 26%
Research Quality 22%
Graduate Prospects 26%
British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK
- 20 April, 2022
- Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings By Subject:
- - Academic Reputation 30%
- Employer Reputation 10%
- Research Citations Per Paper 30%
- H-index 30%
The Guardian News and Media Limited
- 24 September, 2022
- Criteria used in ranking -The Guardian University League Tables by Subject:
- Student to Staff Ratio 15%
Entry Standards 15%
Expenditure per Student 5%
Continuation 15% (non-medical subjects) OR 5% (medical subjects)
NSS - Teaching 8%
NSS - Assessment & Feedback 8%
NSS - Overall Satisfaction 4%
Career Prospects 15%
Value added 15%