Our MA Advertising and Marketing offers a genuinely dedicated programme of study. This Masters is ideal if you wish to gain specialised knowledge in the fields of marketing communications and advertising. You will also gain comprehensive understanding in key areas of marketing strategy and research.
Taught by specialists with professional experience and research expertise in their relevant fields, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare for a successful marketing career.
The course offers a balanced academic and practical programme of study, giving you the opportunity to apply your knowledge to genuine business situations. You will explore contemporary developments in marketing and marketing communications theory and practice.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is the leading professional body for marketers worldwide and exists to develop the marketing profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing practitioners. Leeds University Business School has joined forces with CIM to give students on the MA Advertising and Marketing and MSc International Marketing Management, the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through CIM Graduate Gateway. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and map alongside our own degrees which ensures we are equipping students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career.
Graduates can expect to have a wide and varied range of career opportunities in communications agencies and company marketing divisions.
Previous graduates have become Brand or Research Managers or moved into the agency environment within the advertising and communications sector. An increasing number of graduates are working within the rapidly expanding digital, direct and interactive marketing industry.
We help you to achieve your career ambitions by providing professional development support as part of the Masters programme. You will develop key professional skills that employers value.
The deadline for International applications is 31 March 2017.
The deadline for UK/EU applications is 31 August 2017.
For further guidance on how to apply, visit: http://business.leeds.ac.uk/masters/how-to-apply/
You can logon from anywhere to join one of these one hour events, which will include:
- Introduction to Leeds University Business School and Masters study
- Advice from one of our Professional Development Tutors, with examples of the career skills you can build and the major companies we work with
- Guidance on how to apply for postgraduate study from our admissions team
- Opportunity to ask your questions
The dates for our next online events are below:
- Thursday 15 December 2016
- Wednesday 22 February 2017
Our Masters Open Days are an opportunity to visit in person, learn more about our Masters degrees and meet our staff. Activities include:
- Presentations, talks and Q&A with academic directors
- Business School tour
- Speak to admissions, academic teaching teams and current Masters students
Our next Masters Open Days:
- Thursday 6 April 2017
- Wednesday 21 June 2017
Please visit our website for further information and to book your place: http://business.leeds.ac.uk/masters/meet-us-at-an-event/
You should have a good first degree (2:1 or higher) in a subject other than marketing.