Taught course

Marketing Communications

Bournemouth University · Faculty of Media and Communication

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course will equip you with cutting-edge knowledge and skills to be agile in industry and to define new industry practice.

Why study MA Marketing Communications at BU?

  • Develop, implement and critically evaluate marketing communications strategies, from both a theoretical and practical perspective
  • Discover new and emerging forms of marketing communications such as branded content, branded entertainment and digital storytelling
  • Develop insights into the latest techniques of marketing communications research and practice
  • Benefit from strong industry connections with relevant professional bodies in the UK
  • Gain professional qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway with exemptions once you’ve completed your course
  • Graduate with the skills to pursue a successful career in advertising, marketing, public relations, branding or any other marketing communications-related field.

Course accreditation

Branded Content Marketing Association (BCMA):

Students can benefit from a special member rate and free access to select Branded Content Marketing Association Accreditation (BCMA) events.

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR):

This course is recognised by the CIPR. Students who successfully complete the course can benefit from being fast-tracked to full professional membership grade of CIPR (MCIPR) – one year after graduation rather than two. Student members can access professional networking events (you can join five regional or sectoral groups of the CIPR). As a student member, you can also benefit from substantial membership fee savings early on in your professional career.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component of speaking, writing, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiry Team
+44 (0)1202 961916