MA Global Marketing and Communications

General

Program Description

Overview

Want to give your career a boost? LCCA offers the MA Global Marketing and Communications course in partnership with the University for the Creative Arts, one of the top 15 institutions in the UK according to the Guardian League Table 2020. 

Throughout the course, you’ll develop your skills in strategic thinking, leadership and decision-making. You’ll also combine theory with practice to help you understand how your newfound knowledge can be applied in a real-life setting.

Once you’ve completed your MA programme, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue further study including a PhD or conducting further academic research. Roughly 37.2% of graduates continue on to pursue further studies. A survey by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) that took place in 2016/17 concluded that 8.1% of postgraduate leavers progressed onto further education, of which 3.1% were working alongside their course.

Kickstart your international career by enrolling today at LCCA.

Career Outlook

Upon successful completion of this high-level business course, students will be equipped to lead in a number of creative industries, including:

  • Fashion
  • Film
  • TV
  • Animation
  • Computer games

Further Study

For many students, a master’s is a stepping-stone towards a career in academia and MA students could therefore consider pursuing a PhD after graduation. 

According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2017 survey, by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), 8.1% of postgraduate leavers in 2016/17 went on to further study, with a further 3.1% working while studying. Of these graduates, 60.8% were studying a PhD. A research Masters (MRes) is often seen as a precursor to PhD's, with 37.2% of MRes graduates going onto further study.

Course Requirements

The entry requirements for this course are, one of the following:

  • An honours degree or equivalent qualification in the subject or a related discipline 
  • Relevant work experience, demonstrating an ability to study at postgraduate level

Consideration will also be given to applicants who can make a strong case for admission in relation to a particular project and can demonstrate their potential to satisfactorily complete the course.

If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent. If you require a visa to study in the UK, you will also need a minimum score of 5.5 in each individual component.

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) is a specialist creative arts university offering a selection of leading career-focused undergraduate and short courses which are industry relevant, practica ... Read More

London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA) is a specialist creative arts university offering a selection of leading career-focused undergraduate and short courses which are industry relevant, practical and innovative. As LCCA continues to grow, it remains that we offer our students great diversity in terms of their location of study in the United Kingdom. With our campus based in Central London, we provide the opportunity to study in the world’s capital of Art, Fashion, Design and Media. Read less
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