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BA (Hons)Advertising

Northumbria University
United Kingdom, Newcastle
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If you are creative, constructive, an innovator and want to think differently, Advertising is the course for you.

We exist in a world with a constant supply of advertising to hand, and yet it is often ill defined. Our Advertising BA course teaches you exactly what it means, its wider importance and implication in our society and culture, and the specialist skills you need to work within the advertising industry. You will learn how to communicate strategically and creatively, and to understand specific target audiences. You will learn how to motivate and effect change and behaviours, and thinking, in individuals, and the general wider population through creative solutions. Guided by award winning, and published, lecturers with a wealth of industry experience, you will be joining an exciting degree to launch you into the global creative industries, and your chosen career path. Modules focus on a wide range of skills, from understanding Copywriting to Global Branding, Consumer Behaviours and Psychology to Ethics and Regulations, Media Practice to Live Industry Briefs.

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BA Advertising at Northumbria is an energetic and lively course with lots of opportunity to discover which area you are particularly interested in, and it provides you with the aptitude and professionalism to succeed. We have a friendly and competitive studio environment, with professional industry standard facilities, and Mac Book laptops at your disposal. Through placement, live briefs, networking, end of year shows, London New Blood shows and visiting lecturers you will create extensive and valuable contacts. The career paths open to you are wide. Many of our graduates have found employment in what are considered to be the world’s biggest and most inspiring agencies, from Ogilvy&Mather Worldwide, Beijing, Adam&Eve/DDB and 72andSunny, Amsterdam, in a wide range of areas: creatives, copywriters, art directors, strategists, marketers, publicists, designers, producers and directors. Our Advertising degree allows you the choice and opportunity to flourish. If you think you can produce the next Monty the Penguin, Man on The Moon or Meerkat, come and see us.

Programme structure

Your course in brief

Year 1

Learn practical skills in video production and advertising campaigning. Be introduced to how an advertising agency works, understanding how advertisers think, creatively and globally.

Year 2

You will build upon production skills by working on a live advertising project, discover how important sound is to selling and understand the language of advertising and branding.

Year 3

You will apply what you have learnt over 2 years to your own project and delve deeper into the context of advertising within a global arena.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States