• Jacobs University Featured Masters Courses
  • Ulster University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • FindA University Ltd Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Cambridge Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
King’s College London Featured Masters Courses
Coventry University Featured Masters Courses
University of Northampton Featured Masters Courses
University of St Andrews Featured Masters Courses
Swansea University Featured Masters Courses

Marketing Communications & Advertising MSc

Course Description

Choose Kingston's Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc

Our Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc, accredited by CIM, places each student under the spotlight. Can you put your sound theoretical understanding into practice? Will your communications plan, and the research it's built on, withstand academic scrutiny? Do you present work confidently? Would a seasoned ad agency director trust your recommendations? Graduates are ready to leap into advertising, communications or public relations roles, and answer any question their clients throw at them.

The Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc is accredited by Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

Industry application and critique: on this course you will pitch to a panel of real marketing agency professionals, who will critique your technique as well as your response to the brief. You will learn to use research to become an expert in a given area, and to communicate these findings to others quickly and effectively. You will gain broad and also deep knowledge of each marketing communications channel, with a focus on advertising.

Contacts in the sector: guest speakers, from marketing directors to media planners, come to Kingston to share up-to-the-minute information from their campaigns with our students. Even the course syllabus itself is designed and refined in consultation with a panel of marketing experts. With easy access to central London, there are plenty of opportunities to build up a network of contacts.

Career-ready: the work you complete during your masters builds into a portfolio you can be proud to show recruiters. Graduates from this course typically enter the workplace in a variety of communications, public relations and consultant roles, and have a strong foundation on which to progress their careers to the top.

You do not need to have a background in business to study this course, but you will need to have a strong interest in gaining a masters in advertising and marketing communications.

Kingston Business School has joined an elite group of global institutions to be awarded the prestigious international accreditation by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). A hallmark of excellence in business education, the accreditation has been earned by just 5 per cent of the world's business schools.



Course structure

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Available modules

Marketing Communications and Advertising
Interactive Communications
Public Relations
Global Marketing Management
Buyer Behaviour
Market Research and Data Analysis
Research Proposal and Dissertation

English language requirements

All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0. Make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we consider.

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements could be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.

Applicants from a recognised majority English speaking countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.

Visit the Marketing Communications & Advertising MSc page on the Kingston University website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Srebrina Siveva

The lecturers are at a very good level and their expectations are really high, which means we have to work hard for the grades but the results are truly rewarding. Most of them are previous or current practitioners as well so they know how the industry works and are up to speed with the trends and developments. The teaching style is also very good as it is not only dry theory lecturing but there are a lot of practical applications and I feel I am ready to take what I have learned so far and confidently put it into work.


Entry Requirements

A good bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in any discipline.

Email Enquiry

Recipient: Kingston University
Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X