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Marketing Communications and Advertising with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Full-time | Main Site | 4 Years | 21-SEP-20
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  • Sandwich | Main Site | 5 Years | 21-SEP-20

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    A078

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    73rd

    4
  • Subject Ranking

    66th

    3 (Communication & Media Studies)
  • Entry Standards

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    114

  • Graduate Prospects

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    56

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.91

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

- Study your foundation year, then progress to a degree with industry accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).- Gain the skills and attributes for a career in marketing communications and advertising.- Learn to use contemporary multimedia solutions to develop integrated marketing communication strategies.- Develop an in-depth understanding of up-to-date marketing communication concepts and techniques.- Learn the intellectual and practical knowledge of a wide range of integrated on and off-line communication skills.- Create a portfolio of work to show future employers a creative and innovative skill set.Embrace the changing nature of contemporary business and the marketing communications environment. Develop your intellectual knowledge of marketing communications and advertising, balancing theory and practice.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Marketing Communications and Advertising course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.You are taught by experienced professionals with a range of advertising, public relations, sales and marketing communications experience. You are provided with an academic and professional advisor in each year of your studies who will support you with personal and professional development planning and review.**You learn through**- lectures- seminars- problem solving exercises- case studies- individual and group presentationIn the foundation year, you'll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You'll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you'll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study.**Applied learning****Work placements**The course incorporates and actively encourages work-based and work-related learning. Work-based learning is primarily through optional placements, where the course allows you the opportunity to undertake an industry placement. This is typically 48 weeks long in your third year of study.Due to our strong relationships with regional, national and international employers, we can help you to secure a great placement opportunity and support you while you are there. There are no tuition fees for the placement year and salaries of up to £22,000 are possible. If you are doing your work placement in another European country there may be funding available through the Erasmus programme.**Live projects**In the third year of the course, you undertake a comprehensive set of activities focused on employability, and in particular placements to support you in a year in industry. Work-related learning involves exercises that simulate the workplace and are run as part of modules on the course.**Networking opportunities**We are one of the few universities in the UK to have a student chapter linked to the CIM. This is a student learning community that complements and enhances your academic studies and allows you to link up with local professionals. Another way to prepare for your career is to make the most of your automatic membership of the Sheffield Hallam Student Marketing Society, which runs regular events with local and national employers.

Entry Requirements

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  • GCSE/National 4/National 5
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Grades / Points

64

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This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications excluding general studies For example:CC at A LevelMPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

73rd

About this University

Sheffield Hallam is one of the UK's largest universities, set in the heart of Sheffield where one in ten residents are students. Offering a wide range of courses at all levels, the university prides itself on applied learning – with 24,000 placements a year in over 1,000 organisations like BBC, Sony, NHS and Rolls-Royce. It is one of the UK's largest providers of health and social care courses, teacher training, and sport and physical activity.

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Sheffield

S1 1WB

UNITED KINGDOM