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Marketing Communications and Advertising BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- 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.- Understand the latest digital and traditional marketing communication concepts and techniques.- Have the opportunity to work abroad – with the possibility of Erasmus funding being available for European placements.Embrace the changing nature of today’s business environment to develop your intellectual and creative knowledge of marketing communications and advertising – balancing both theory and practice. On this course you will create a portfolio of work to show future employers your creative and innovative skill set.**How you learn**You’ll be taught by tutors with a range of advertising, public relations, branding, sales and marketing communications experience.You learn through- lectures, including specialist guest lectures- seminars and workshops- case studies- live projects- individual and group presentations- directed learning activities**Applied learning****Work placements**The course incorporates work-based and work-related learning, primarily through optional placements. You’ll have the opportunity to undertake an industry placement in between your second and third years of study. This is typically 48 weeks long and gives you a real-world experience to prepare you for your future career.Through our strong relationships with regional, national and international employers, we can help you secure a great placement opportunity and support you while you’re there. If you’re doing your work placement in another European country there is a possibility of Erasmus funding being available to support costs for overseas study.**Live projects**You’ll experience work-based projects in each year of your course, increasing your knowledge, skills and attributes to prepare you for graduate-level employment. These will be a mixture of live client briefs and short placements. You can also pursue your own business initiative, subject to approval. **Networking opportunities**We’re one of the few universities in the UK to have a student Marketing Society linked to the Chartered Institute of Marketing. This is a student learning community that complements and enhances your academic studies, and allows you to link up with local professionals. You’ll automatically be a member of the society, which also runs regular events with local and national employers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per year

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For example:BBC at A Level DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

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    49th out of 84 4

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    4.06 81%

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    56 56%

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    76 76%

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    3.98 80%

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