• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

You’ll explore the areas of art direction, copywriting and strategic development, as well as how to design campaigns for all forms of advertising, including via social media, motion and traditional print-based designs.

Your studies will help you gain creative and technical skills, as well as the confidence to work in the fast-paced and ever-changing world of the advertising industry.

We have strong links with the creative industry and you’ll work with creative professionals through ‘live’ projects. Recent projects have included companies such as Brains Beer, Cadburys, Welsh Water, Fanta, Ben & Jerry's, Nike, Google, Eurostar and Chanel.

Careers

The dynamic nature of the Advertising Design (Hons) degree at University of South Wales allows graduates to have excellent opportunities throughout a range of advertising, design and creative careers. Graduates can also progress to postgraduate study.

Recent graduates of the Advertising Design course have gone into:

  • Advertising Creative
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Art Director
  • Copywriter
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Marketing Assistant

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Creative Process
  • Advertising for Print
  • Advertising Fundamentals
  • Advertising for Audio and Video
  • Copywriting
  • The Advertising Industry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

Typical A-Level Offer

  • BCC - CDD to include a relevant art and design subject (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
Typical Welsh BACC Offer
  • Pass the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Diploma with Grade C/D in the Skills Challenge Certificate and BC - CD at A Level with a relevant art and design subject (this is equivalent to 104-80 UCAS tariff points).
Typical BTEC Offer
  • BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Merit Merit - Merit Merit Pass in a relevant subject (this is equivalent to 112-80 UCAS tariff points).
Typical IB Offer
  • Pass the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 29 overall including 5 or above in English at standard level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Cardiff

  • 628 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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