Master in Creative Advertising

General

Program Description

Students of the Master in Creative Advertising will focus on the development of different skills in copywriting, storytelling and art-direction, in order to design ADV campaigns.

This one-year master’s program focuses on innovative and effective advertising techniques that get customers thinking, talking—and buying. The course covers all media in which advertising appears—from print, radio, and TV to the Web and social media. You will prepare to enter the creative departments of advertising agencies by learning how to solve problems creatively and how to convey ideas to others in a concise and persuasive way. Students will enhance their portfolios, thanks to the participation in prestigious international creative competitions. Upon completing the workshops, students will be offered the opportunity to undertake work placements.

To complete the Master’s program, students will be required to produce a dissertation project, which will be evaluated by a panel of faculty and external professionals. Eligible graduates will receive an Academic Master’s Degree awarded by NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will have the skills to launch careers in art direction and copywriting in creating agencies worldwide as:

  • Creative directors
  • Brand consultants
  • Media planners
  • Copywriters
  • Art directors

Curriculum

Classes include Advertising, Sociology of Cultural Processes, Project Design, Art Direction, Audiovisual Documentation Techniques, Digital Technologies and Applications, Integrated New Media.

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Professional Perspectives

Graduates in Master in Creative Advertising will have the theoretical and technical abilities to take on various professional roles within advertising including

  • art director,
  • graphic designer,
  • copywriter,
  • creative storyteller,
  • creative account manager,
  • advertising consultant,
  • product and/or brand manager,
  • promotion and PR manager,
  • communication planner.

Graduates may also work in TV or radio stations, creative departments, corporate marketing departments, design consultancies or studios, public relations companies, or publishing.

Placement

NABA's Career Service helps students and graduates identify and apply for internships and staff positions with prospective employers. 89% of NABA graduates find employment during the first year after graduation (data certified by Ipsos Observer regarding 2015 NABA graduates). Students also receive advice and assistance in drafting their résumés, writing job search letters, and organizing their professional portfolios.

Companies

The Master in Creative Advertising cooperates with Altavia, Dude, Fondazione Pubblicità Progresso, We Are Social and TheBigNow.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

NABA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, is an internationally renowned art and design academy. Founded in 1980, NABA is the largest private art academy in Italy. It offers bachelor’s and master’s degree ... Read More

NABA, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, is an internationally renowned art and design academy. Founded in 1980, NABA is the largest private art academy in Italy. It offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in Italian and in English that are accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). Read less
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