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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Digital technology is changing our lives. It has also revolutionised the marketing landscape, challenging companies from all sectors to seek out graduates with the digital marketing know-how that is essential in modern day business. If you aspire to a career in the areas of marketing, media and digital technologies, our Digital Marketing course will give you the foundation to forge your way forward in the industry.**Developing your awareness of the current practices and issues in today’s digital marketing environment, this course will give you an insight into the complex and dynamic nature of this field through the development of creative concepts, digital campaigns, critical analysis and how to measure digital effectiveness. Our range of optional modules will enable you to develop expertise in particular areas and enhance your skills.To put your theory into practice, our Digital Marketing course offers you opportunities to engage in real-life consultancy projects as well as gaining extensive real-world experience through an optional 48-week paid work placement, giving you a distinct advantage to help start your career. You'll also have access to our Digital Creative Studio, helping you get to grips with everything from video production to livestreaming and podcasting.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Work placement** – Gain invaluable real-world experience before you graduate by taking on an optional 48-week paid work placement- **Practical application** – Apply your learning on consultancy projects, as well as having the chance to research and develop a new digital concept and work in our Digital Creative Studio- **Industry visits** – Visit firms within the marketing industry in order to explore how the sector operates- **Enrichment** – Network with digital marketing agencies and professionals and hear from a variety of expert guest lecturers**FACILITIES**Students on our marketing courses have access to our Digital Creative Studio, featuring state-of-the-art facilities including a video production studio with 4K cameras and green screen technology. The studio also hosts audio podcasting, vision mixing and editing facilities, as well as a creative media and design lab with graphics tablets, high-spec computers and industry-standard media technology including Adobe Creative Cloud software.If you want to set up your own business, our Enterprise Hive provides a wide range of start-up support, including incubation space, tailored mentoring from industry experts and networking opportunities.**PLACEMENTS**Our course offers you the option of a paid 48-week work placement, during which you will not incur any tuition fees.Employers we have worked with include Drakos DMC (Cyprus), Yiatros Group (Cyprus), The Sea Pines Resort (USA) and Wintech-group (Wolverhampton).**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Digital marketer- Social media manager- Advertising account executive- SEO specialist- Pay-per-click (PPC) specialist- Analytics managerUpon completion of the foundation degree, you can also progress onto the final year of our full BA (Hons) degree.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : CD

UCB will accept A Level in General Studies for this course and will also take into consideration applicants who are studying an extended project.

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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