Leeds Arts University
Creative Advertising BA (Hons)
Leeds Arts University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 20 graduates of Creative Advertising BA (Hons) at Leeds Arts University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in .

Overall student satisfaction
100 /100
20 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in creative arts and design (non-specific)

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £20000 £19500 £23000
25-75 percentile range £18000 - £23000 £14500 - £24000 £16000 - £28000

Salary of all UK Graduates of creative arts and design (non-specific)

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £19000 £16190 £18405
25-75 percentile range £17000 - £24000 £11190 - £20190 £13083 - £23405

Course Description

This exciting and creative course nurtures individuality through collaboration. It is designed to produce ‘Ideas That Work’ from creative professionals in advertising.

We’ve developed exceptional links with leading national and international agencies such as McCann, Ogilvy, BJL, Havas Linx, Atomic London, Intermarketing, Golley Slater, Jaywing, CreativeRace, Home, Uniform and TBWA, which will maximise your exposure to industry practice.

Creativity sits at the core of our proposition and we encourage originality and innovative thinking. Our ‘Actively Creative’ philosophy helps you to experience first hand creative challenges which are developed both in-house and through our industry contacts.

Our tutors have considerable industry experience spanning art direction, copywriting and branding. They will support you to understand and analyse advertising, so that you can use what you discover to inform and develop your own work.

You’ll have the opportunity to enter prestigious international competitions which have included D&AD New Blood Awards, YCN, The Drum Chip Shop Awards, and AdVenture in past years. Top agencies have offered coaching, mentoring, work critiques, live briefs, workshops, competition briefs and work experience possibilities. Our students regularly win work experience opportunities with agencies.

This course is industry recognised by ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen-based industries, and carries the ScreenSkills quality-mark which indicates courses best suited to prepare students for a career in the screen industries.

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Creative Advertising, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Creative Advertising BA (Hons) at Leeds Arts University

50% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Administrative occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Design occupations

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of the course received the following grades

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

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


Tuition Fees Creative Advertising BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
International £15800 year 1
EU £15800 year 1

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
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

Application deadline:

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)

University Rankings

Positions of Leeds Arts University in top UK and global rankings.

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About Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University (LAU) is a specialist institution, located in the city of the same name and just a short walk away from the University of Leeds. LAU caters to a wide variety of artists, including those involved in Fine Art, Music, Fashion Design, and Filmmaking, among other creative types. The city of Leeds itself is a student hub, with enough nightlife and entertainment in the nearby city centre to keep anybody busy in their free time.

Student composition of Leeds Arts University

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022

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