Taught course

Art Direction and Copywriting

West Herts College · School of Media

Entry requirements

Copywriters are expected to have a minimum of two A levels. Art directors should have an HND or degree in graphic design or a related subject. We welcome applications from people without traditional qualifications however you will be expected to undertake a Creative Entry Test and show exceptional creative abilities at interview.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is intensive, fun, and professional!

During this course you will be trained in the ability to devise campaign strategies which will sell products and services in a fresh and interesting way. You will be expected to execute them in the appropraite media by rendering concepts. The main aim of the course if for each student to develop a portfolio of creative work.

Copywriters and art directors work together as creative teams throughout the course. You will be working alongside tutors who have extensive knowledge of the advertising industry and have worked in leading London agencies. They are all still actively involved in the business and their up-to-date contacts provide good liaison between the course and the job market.

This course is widely recognised by the advertising profession and is a strong stepping stone to jobs within this industry.

Fees and funding

UK students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    10 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01923 812345