Our Advertising degree will equip you with the skills to successfully develop campaigns across digital, social, TV and print media, along with professional contacts to help launch your career. You’ll develop abilities in art direction, copywriting, photography, design and moving image, as well as a strong understanding of the importance of brand identity and innovation in the market. With opportunities to work on live briefs, gain experience and pitch ideas to top agencies such as McCann, Ogilvy & Mather, Publicis and Saatchi & Saatchi, our graduates stand out from the competition. There’s also the chance to showcase work and make key industry contacts at D&AD’s New Blood exhibition, London (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details).You’ll draw on the expertise of accomplished lecturers, with experience of working for renowned global brands such as Nike, Disney, LEGO and Superdry. You’ll even have the chance to gain recognition for your work and follow in the footsteps of previous students who have won international awards, such as YCN Professional Awards, the Gold Award at the Roses Awards, Chip Shop Awards, the Shelf Awards, Creative Conscience Awards and the DMA Breakthrough Award. Our new Design Centre, complete with a dedicated advertising studio and boardroom, offers a special collaborative, creative environment where innovation and talent can develop and thrive. You’ll also benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and industry-standard Adobe CC software.
Why University of Gloucestershire?
We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.
After the course
Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17.
Grades / Points
We want the most creative and talented students on this course and so will invite all applicants to interview providing they are studying for an NQF level 3 qualification (A-level/BTEC/OCR/Welsh Baccalaureate or equivalent). Following your interview we will offer you a place based on performance and that offer will be specific to your current studies to make it achievable for you.
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
The University of Gloucestershire has been using its expertise to support and inspire students since 1847; today it encompasses three campuses across Cheltenham and Gloucester. Offering a broad range of subjects, students can get hands-on with top-rated equipment in professional-standard facilities. Silver-rated teaching (TEF 2017) and a unique experience helps students to become the graduate they want to be, building their inner confidence, skills and knowledge to fulfil their future plan.