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Advertising and Marketing Communications (Honours), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The Department of Marketing and Business Computing is a leading provider of courses in Marketing Management, Advertising and Marketing Communications, and Digital Marketing, offering courses at Higher Certificate, Ordinary Degree and Honours Degree level.
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Year one

You will become acquainted with experts from Advertising, Event Management and PR,  and you will be introduced to the fundamentals of Marketing and Digital Marketing with Social Media.

You will begin with the fundamentals of analysing media, and explore the mind of the consumer in Behavioural Studies.   You will begin working in teams, make presentations and write effectively. By the end of year 1 you will be on the road to becoming a Marketing and Advertising professional.

Year two

You will aquire skills in design such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.  This will enable you to create effective promotional material. You will learn about the dynamic media industry and your Marketing expertise will be developed further.  You will learn how to analyse data for use in targeted marketing campaigns, a vital skill in today’s digital economy.

Year three 

Programme content will give you an in-depth understanding of key issues pertinent to the practitioner.  Working in a team, you will plan and stage a fundraising event for charity.  

You will learn how to build a website and link it to various social media for advertising and marketing communications campaigns. You will gain hands-on experience in Radio and Video Design and Production in our state of the art Advertising studio..

The industry project sponsored by leading global out of home Advertising agency, Kinetic Dublin will give students the opportunity to work on a real campaign. 

You might also want to avail of the optional opportunity to study in the Netherlands, France, Austria or Canada for one semester under the Erasmus +  programme.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • EU Studies 
  • Critical Skills Development
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Introduction to Information Technologies, Applications and Social Media
  • Analysing the Media

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Entry Requirements for the Honours Bachelor Degree of Arts:

  • Leaving Certificate with at least 2 H5’s in two Higher Level subjects, and a minimum of Grade O6 (Ordinary Level) in 4 other subjects in the Leaving Certificate Examination, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish.
  • Recent minimum CAO points: 240
  • Recent points range for applicants choosing this course: 455 - 250

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3819 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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