University of West London
Advertising and Public Relations BA (Hons)
University of West London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Advertising and public relations professionals are increasingly in demand. The development of new technologies has opened up creative opportunities for publicity with companies needing skilled professionals to help promote them.

This advertising course is designed to prepare you for this exciting, fast-paced world of communications. It will help you to develop core skills in communications strategy, creative development, marketing analysis and digital media.

The course has an entrepreneurial ethos, and you will be encouraged to learn through initiative, experimentation and teamwork. On any given day, you may start the morning discussing the psychology of advertising and end the day working with fellow students to make a video for a social media platform.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 54 graduates of Advertising and Public Relations BA (Hons) at University of West London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Advertising.

Overall student satisfaction
74 /100
54 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of all UK Graduates of Advertising

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21989 £22887 £27235
25-75 percentile range £18995 - £24994 £18347 - £28370 £21240 - £35197

What You Will Learn

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

Level 4

Level 5

Level 6

Grading & Study Time

Assessment Methods

Study Time Distribution



Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Pass Access to HE Diploma (Minimum of 45 credits at level 3)

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
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Costs

Tuition Fees Advertising and Public Relations BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
International £13250 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)
  • year 2
  • year 3

University Rankings

Positions of University of West London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of West London in related subject specific rankings.

Business

    • #23 
    • #30 
    Business, Management & Marketing
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
    [Published ]
    • #69 
    • #82 
    Marketing
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 13 June, 2022]

See all university rankings of University of West London

What students say about studying Advertising in the UK?

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About University of West London

The University of West London (UWL) is a government funded university in England. West London is made up of eight distinct schools: Claude Littner Business School, London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism, the School of Computing and Engineering, the College of Nursing, London College of Music, the School of Law and Criminology, the School of Human and Social Sciences, and the London School of Film.

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Where is this programme taught

Ealing / Brentford
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