University of Chester

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BA (Hons) Combined Advertising

Course Description

Advertising is one of the most influential sources of creative ideas in popular culture. The storytelling techniques developed for advertising have changed the way we look at - and the way we find meaning in - everything around us. Combining a critical examination of the impact of advertising messages with practical projects that develop 'hands-on' creative skills, the BA Advertising programme will prepare you for a rewarding career in advertising, brand management, corporate communications and/or public relations.

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Career outcomes

The course will prepare you for a wide range of jobs including: Jobs directly related to your degree: * Advertising account executive * Advertising account planner * Advertising art director * Advertising copywriter Jobs where your degree would be useful: * Event organiser * Public affairs consultant * Public relations account executive * Public relations officer * Sales promotion account executive You will be equipped with transferable skills which are valued by employers such as: * the ability to express yourself clearly, both verbally and in writing; * advance planning and strategic thinking; * research, analysis and presentation skills; * using your own initiative and thinking creatively; * the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. If you are studying this course on a combined basis you should look at options with both subjects. For further information please visit:

BA (Hons) Combined Advertising University of Chester