Marketing Communications (with Foundation Year option) BA (Hons)

Why study BA (Hons) Marketing Communications at BU?

  • Join the highest ranked Marketing Communications course in the UK, scoring over 90% in the National Student Survey (NSS) for over five consecutive years  
  • Develop a critical understanding of integrated marketing communications that will enable you to adapt to a variety of roles in the industry  
  • Work on live briefs set by industry for unit assessments and learn from professionals who deliver guest lectures and workshops every year  
  • Co-create academic and professional research with staff including consultancy projects for industry clients  
  • At the end of your first year you can choose which Marketing Communications course best suits you and your career interests
  • Complete a work placement anywhere in the world, giving you the chance to put theory into practice, make great career contacts and bolster your blossoming CV.

Graduate with a BU degree and more

BU is a Strategic Partner of The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) – the world’s leading professional marketing body. Our partnership gives you the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through the CIM Graduate Gateway. 

As a BU Marketing Communications student you'll also have the opportunity to organise the annual Mike Warne Event in your final year. This is the only student-organised event in the CIM’s national event programme, bringing together leaders in the industry.  

Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media & communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree. 

BA (Hons) Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
4 years Duration
N591/N595 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

For September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of two A-levels or equivalent. 

Foundation Year Entry Requirements for September 2021 and September 2022 entry: 48 - 72 UCAS tariff points.

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