University of East London

Course Introduction

Choose the BA (Hons) Advertising degree at UEL and: study on a unique programme that bridges theory, media production and industry practice gain experience of real'life working practices by creating media such as a poster campaign or viral ad, presenting an advertising pitch and running a focus group learn from advertising industry professionals and develop your networking skills undertake a work placement within the cultural and creative industries; previously, students have found placements with London advertising agencies such as DLKW Lowe and First City Advertising take advantage of excellent facilities including the latest multimedia production equipment access online resources such as the Creative Club archive of UK adverts, the World Advertising Research Centre and Campaign develop a range of key transferable skills that open the door to future employment in advertising, market research, marketing, PR and related promotional industries.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £2,250  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 65%
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • Foundation / access qualification
  • SQA Higher
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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74% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 72%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 85%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 94%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

60% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 5
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 35
Unknown 10

19% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 78%

Total Practical: 22%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation