Advertising, Marketing and the Media MA
University of Essex
Key Course Facts
We are surrounded by advertising, marketing and media campaigns in a hugely competitive world-wide marketplace and these areas play an important commercial function within businesses and organisations.
This course brings together expertise from our top-rated Department of Sociology and Essex Business School. You investigate key theoretical and substantive debates in the critical study of advertising, marketing and media, and analyse the advertising industries in Britain, North America and newly emerging economies like India.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
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Tuition Fees Advertising, Marketing and the Media MA
|England UK||£8760||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8760||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8760||year 1|
Additional fee information
Tuition fees may be subject to annual increases in each year of study in line with inflation.
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 University of Essex
The University of Essex, is a public, research university where curiosity prevails and thinking outside the box isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected. Based in the county of the same name, Essex, the main campus is located in Wivenhoe Park, near Colchester. It is home to the university’s three faculties, Humanities, Science & Health and Social Sciences, as well as a very large community of local rabbits, and other small fauna typical of the English countryside.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Management (Advertising and Corporate Communications) MSc||University of Essex||59%||0%||5%||£12410||£19380||101||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising, Public Relations and Branding with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||Middlesex University||71%||8%||2%||£9250||£14000||100||London||On campus Full-time|
|Marketing with Advertising and Public Relations with Professional Placement Year BA (Hons)||Birmingham City University||78%||5%||10%||£9250||£13200||121||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising and Public Relations with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||University of West London||81%||8%||13%||£9250||£13250||119||Ealing||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising/Marketing BA/BSc (Hons)||Canterbury Christ Church University||78%||0%||10%||£9250||£14500||93||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Marketing, Advertising and Branding (with Foundation) BA (Hons)||University of Gloucestershire||81%||0%||15%||£9250||£15000||110||Cheltenham||On campus Full-time|
|Photography: Editorial and Advertising (with Foundation) BA (Hons)||University of Gloucestershire||81%||0%||10%||£9250||£15000||130||Cheltenham||On campus Full-time|
|Creative Advertising BA (Hons)||Buckinghamshire New University||100%||10%||0%||£9250||£14250||115||High Wycombe||On campus Full-time|
|Advertising/Business Management (with Professional Placement) BA/BSc (Hons)||Canterbury Christ Church University||78%||0%||10%||£9250||£14500||93||Canterbury||On campus Full-time|
|Mass Communications, Advertising and Public Relations BA (Hons)||Edinburgh Napier University||86%||5%||3%||£9250||£14170||155||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|