The UK’s advertising and marketing industries are growing faster than any other creative sector. With an estimated 190,000 jobs and counting, career opportunities for graduates are still on the rise (creativeindustries.co.uk).
Our marketing, promotion and management courses offer you the chance to develop skills in branding, PR, promotion, forecasting, trends and merchandising. Whichever specialism you choose, we’ll encourage you to explore it in great depth so you can graduate with a range of useful skills, including Adobe design proficiency, branding, organisation, communication, presentation, time management and prioritisation, as well as subject-specific knowledge. You’ll keep an eye on digital media too, to stay up-to-date with changing technologies.
You’ll be part of a close-knit creative community at UCA, learning from our experts and experienced tutors. Studying alongside students in fashion, business, photography, graphic design and textiles, you’ll be encouraged to collaborate with individuals from across our portfolio of disciplines to develop a well-rounded understanding of the creative industries.
We’ve seen alumni secure roles at high-profile career destinations such as River Island, Topshop, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, House of Fraser, ELLE magazine, British Fashion Council, Selfridges and Harrods.
By the end of your degree, you’ll be a commercially aware, innovative storyteller with a wealth of contacts and the professional skills required in today’s marketing, promotion and management roles.
Marketing, Promotion & Management courses are available to study at the following locations:
Our skilled graduates go on to work in areas as diverse as styling, public relations, marketing, digital marketing and copywriting. A number have also created their own career and business opportunities through freelance editorial styling, journalism, and boutique public relations and marketing. Our marketing, promotion & management courses set you up for many different career paths, such as:
Marketing, Promotion & Management students at UCA benefit from our extensive list of industry connections with fashion retailers, publishing houses, and public relations and marketing agencies, including:
Find out what some of our students and graduates think about their time at UCA
"I chose to came to UCA because of it’s contemporary approach to nurturing creative talent. It celebrates diversity and thinking innovatively, offering a solid foundation of support and direction."
"I really enjoyed the live briefs throughout the course as it meant we were working with people in the industry, to real deadlines and getting real feedback from clients. The academics on our course were incredible too – everyone is still working in the industry as well as teaching."