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Advertising, Public Relations and Branding (BA Hons)

Level
Undergraduate
University
Middlesex University

his Programme provides students with an excellent grounding on key areas of the advertising and public relations industries. Being closely aligned areas of communication, and central to the operations of the creative industries, a degree in this subject can lead to many exciting career opportunities in media.

  • Social media campaigning.
  • Project and events management.
  • Filmmaking and audio-visual production.
  • Web content design and management.
  • Graphic design – both traditional and digital.
  • Market research, planning and evaluation.
  • Journalism and effective written communication.
  • Public speaking and effective oral communication.
  • Radio and podcast production.

Overview – Why Sign Up?

If you are passionate about communications, this degree will give you the skills you need to fashion a successful career in the creative industries. It will also show how these industries work and why they are such important drivers of economic growth in the modern world.

Focusing on case studies that range from the very large (Facebook, Google, etc.) to the very small, you will explore how businesses, government departments, political parties and charities use traditional and digital media to promote their products, services and ideas, and why such practices matter.

You learn how to plan, organise and manage your own promotional campaigns, and will graduate with a range of skills and competencies that are increasingly sought-after, including:

Course Highlights

  • Exceptionally high employability rate: more than 95% of graduates in work or further education.
  • Assessed entirely by coursework. We don’t set exams because you don’t need them for industry.
  • The only degree in Mauritius or the UK which combines advertising, public relations and branding.
  • Students work on ‘live’ advertising campaigns from their first semester in their first year.
  • Students are given the opportunity of completing a work placement in their second year.
  • Students can undertake work placements or produce creative work for their final-year project.