University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs

Label Label Label


University of the Arts London - Graduate Programs

Faculty:London College of Communication
Field of Study:Advertising
Length:15 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $43,405

Cost per year has been converted from British Sterling (£25,970) to Canadian Dollars.

Careers:Advertising Managers


On MA Advertising, you’ll develop knowledge and critical analytical skills to explore the diverse landscape of both the traditional and emerging marketing communications and media industries. Working across the rapidly changing ecology of advertising and promotional communications, you’ll work with tutors and industry partners to consider current challenges, develop your creative practice and refine your strategic understanding of advertising effectiveness. You’ll apply a mix of both innovative and traditional thinking and research methods to generate insight, solve problems and develop creative solutions, developing a transferrable skillset for your career or future study.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    An applicant will normally be considered for admission if they have achieved an educational level equivalent to an honours degree, preferably at 2:1 level, in advertising, marketing, communications, social sciences, art and design, or humanities subjects.

    This educational level may be demonstrated by:

    • Honours degree (named above);
    • Possession of equivalent qualifications;
    • Prior experiential learning, the outcome of which can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required;
    • Or a combination of formal qualifications and experiential learning which, taken together, can be demonstrated to be equivalent to formal qualifications otherwise required.
      Application Notes : The personal statement is a very important part of your application and should demonstrate to the course team that you are interested in advertising and that you have thought very carefully about why you wish to study on the course. Ensure that your personal statement it is well written, clear and free of any spelling mistakes. It is your chance to impress the team by showing a strong interest in advertising, demonstrating what you feel you would bring to the course, your appreciation of what the course can offer you and how you feel it might help you in the future. This can be demonstrated through work experience, previous studies and your personal experience.
      Additional Admission Requirements:
      • Statement of Research Interests
      Applicants are expected to demonstrate sufficient prior knowledge and experience of and/or potential in advertising, and have an academic or professional background in a relevant subject in order to successfully complete the course.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on December 17, 2022