Why study this course?
Designed to equip you for a successful career in marketing communications and public relations, this undergraduate degree explores the drivers and dynamics of the communications industry, covering the key elements of modern theory and practice.
Studying in London means you’ll be immersed in one of the world’s most important centres for advertising, communications and public relations with plenty of opportunities for industry experience. The course is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and you’ll also have the opportunity to apply for accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
We’re ranked fourth in the country and best in London for publicity studies according to the National Student Survey 2020.
More about this course
This undergraduate course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to begin a career in the advertising, communications and public relations industry. Work-related learning is integrated into your course and we ensure that all undergraduates in our business school have the opportunity to undertake career-enhancing modules. The University will advertise suitable opportunities and provide guidance on completing the application processes, but please note that we can’t guarantee you a work placement experience.
This career-oriented course explores the contemporary marketing industry, covering the key aspects of modern advertising, marketing communications and public relations. You’ll learn techniques and approaches that will help you balance the often conflicting demands of an organisation’s stakeholders, enabling you to deliver clear and consistent results.
The course will give you a clear foundation in both theory and practice, and focuses on helping you develop transferable skills. You’ll have the option to specialise in areas that interest you, with modules in copywriting, brand management, social media and digital marketing available. You’ll also have the option and opportunity to study abroad as part of your degree.