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A Master of Science, or MSc, is an academic distinction bestowed upon students who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in a particular science-based field. Many people pursue master’s degrees to either enhance their career opportunities or use it as a steppingstone toward an even higher academic degree.

Just what is an MSc in Advertising? Intended for those looking to ultimately pursue careers in advertising, marketing, public relations or a related field, this rigorous advanced degree program generally takes between two and three years to complete. Students in advertising master’s programs should expect careful review of communications, advertising mediums and techniques, public relations, social media, the arts, and emerging technologies of interest to industry, among other areas. Additional attention is frequently given to the development and implementation of a variety of skills highly desired by today’s small businesses, major corporations and advertising agencies.

Students who earn an MSc in Advertising are generally able to achieve higher salaries than those without degrees, or those with lesser degrees. They are also able to go on to pursue a doctoral designation, if desired.

There is great variation in tuition costs from one advertising master’s program to the next. Prospective students are encouraged to discuss tuition specifics with each school of interest for timely information and rates.

Graduates of advertising master’s degree programs are prepared for a broad range of lucrative careers in advertising, marketing, public relations or a similar industry. Many go on to lead successful careers as advertising sales representatives, graphic designers, public relations specialists or marketing representatives for corporations large and small. Others choose to build upon the education gained in their master’s degree programs as a means of ultimately securing a doctorate degree.

Those interested in establishing a profitable career in this emerging industry are encouraged to explore the numerous global options available using our database. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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5 Results in Advertising

Kingston University London

Our Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc, accredited by CIM, places each student under the spotlight. Can you put your sound theoretical understanding into practi ... [+]

Choose Kingston's Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc

Our Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc, accredited by CIM, places each student under the spotlight. Can you put your sound theoretical understanding into practice? Will your communications plan, and the research it's built on, withstand academic scrutiny? Do you present work confidently? Would a seasoned ad agency director trust your recommendations? Graduates are ready to leap into advertising, communications or public relations roles, and answer any question their clients throw at them.

The Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc is accredited by Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). Find more about the Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc from the director of studies, Patricia Harris:... [-]

United Kingdom Kingston upon Thames
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Hull University Business School

This is an MSc Advertising and Marketing programme for students wanting to develop a career within the ‘creative industries', such as advertising, direct marketing or pub ... [+]

MSc Advertising and Marketing

This is a programme for students wanting to develop a career within the ‘creative industries', such as advertising, direct marketing or public relations. It fosters the ability to choose, design, implement and evaluate creative message strategies for different target audiences and to select the appropriate media channels to communicate such messages for best impact.

With a firm grounding in general marketing principles, students will be uniquely placed to ensure that potential tensions between the creative and the practical are overcome to produce innovative solutions that meet budgets and timescales.

Case studies bring theory to life, illustrating best practice and how this can be achieved through the implementation of project teams. ... [-]

United Kingdom Hull
August 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Advertising and management skills are in high demand, with graduates working at all ends of the advertising spectrum from traditional print-based advertising to digital m ... [+]

Overview

Advertising and management skills are in high demand, with graduates working at all ends of the advertising spectrum from traditional print-based advertising to digital media. This course will offer you a combination of commercial, theoretical and creative units to ensure you have a significant advantage in this fast-paced and dynamic industry.

The programme will develop your creative thinking skills in helping to create and implement effective creative advertising solutions to complex advertising challenges.

You will be taught by industry professionals and highly experienced tutors, who are able to draw upon their substantial industry experience, bringing lectures to life and offering practical support on student projects.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Purdue University Online

The Integrated Communication and Advertising concentration is designed to prepare leaders who work at the intersection of marketing, advertising, public relations and cor ... [+]

Master of Science in Communication - Integrated Communication and Advertising Concentration

Create consistent, strategic, and effective messaging on international, national and local levels that involve key stakeholders from the organization. The degree is housed within the esteemed Brian Lamb School of Communication. You can complete the degree in just 10 courses in under 20 months.

The Integrated Communication and Advertising concentration is comprised of 3 courses, 9 credits, designed to prepare leaders who work at the intersection of marketing, advertising, public relations and corporate communication for advanced management positions. The concentration provides practical experience in collaborating across organizational boundaries to develop messaging strategies that increase engagement.... [-]

USA West Lafayette
August 2019
Part-time
20 months
Online
Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University

Whether you want to work for a major international brand or an innovative creative agency, our popular MSc Branding and Advertising degree will help you develop into an e ... [+]

Whether you want to work for a major international brand or an innovative creative agency, our popular MSc Branding and Advertising degree will help you develop into an effective marketing communications professional. The course is aimed at students from a range of backgrounds, who want to specialize in branding and marketing communications. You will develop skills and learn from leading-edge theories, tools, and techniques you'll need to operate at a strategic and tactical level within global marketing.

This course will give you an exciting and stimulating opportunity to reflect on how organizations can rise to the communications challenges of the 21st Century.

Created in close consultation with senior marketing professionals and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), our course will develop the skills that are sought after by today’s marketing employers. When you successfully complete your MSc Branding and Advertising degree, you'll have the opportunity to gain an extra qualification, the Level 4 Certificate in Professional Marketing.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Full-time
1 - 2 years
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