Ranked 5th in the 2022 Guardian University Guide for Journalism, Publishing and PR

Our marketing degree courses are tailored to give you the skills you need for a career in digital marketing, communications, PR, advertising, branding, trends, promotions, merchandising, management or events, in creative industries from fashion to music and beyond.

Whichever specialism you choose, you'll explore it in-depth, learning from expert tutors with extensive industry experience and staying up-to-date with changing technologies and trends in your chosen industry.

You’ll be part of a close-knit creative community, collaborating with students in fashion, business, photography, graphic design and textiles to build a broad understanding of the creative industries.

By the end of your degree, you’ll be an innovative, business-savvy storyteller with all the contacts and professional skills you'll need to excel in your career.

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What can you do with a degree in marketing? The answer is a lot! With the UK’s marketing and advertising industries hosting around 200,000 jobs and growing faster than any other creative sector, our courses will prepare you for a range of varied career paths, including:

  • Brand and design management
  • Art direction
  • Marketing
  • Account management
  • Operations management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Events or Venue Management
  • Promotions
  • PR
  • Advertising
  • Artist management
  • Social media marketing and management
  • Record company marketing
  • Music publishing
  • Consultancy
  • Content curation
  • Visual merchandising
  • Online production
  • Trend research or forecasting
  • Copywriting
  • Record company management
  • Music marketing
  • A&R (talent scouting and development)
  • Live music production
  • Fashion editing
  • Set design
  • Production
  • Prop design and sourcing
  • Research
  • Illustration
  • Filmmaking or editing
  • Graphic design
  • Styling
  • Account planning
  • Media planning and buying
  • Creative service management
Francesca Borg
Francesca Borg

"The environment at UCA was brilliant. The tutors were all very encouraging and really helped to push each student to reach their potential. I’m jealous of students who are just starting out on the course as I would love to go back and start again myself!" Francesca Borg, MA Design, Innovation & Brand Management