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BA (Hons) Creative Advertising

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

Our BA (Hons) Creative Advertising course is an outstandingly strategic and creative course that nurtures individuality through collaboration. It is designed to produce ‘Ideas That Work’ from a new wave of creative leaders in advertising. We’ve developed exceptional links with leading international agencies such as BBH, Beattie McGuinness Bungay, The Gate, JWT, M&C Saatchi, McCann Erickson, Mother, Ogilvy & Mather, CreativeRace, Uniform, TBWA, and Brass, which will maximise your exposure to industry practice. Creativity sits at the core of our proposition and feeds a common desire for originality and innovative thinking. Our ‘Actively Creative’ philosophy requires you to take on first hand intellectual and creative challenges which are developed both in-house and through our industry contacts. The course has a strong academic, theoretical background, which will underpin your creative practice. Our tutors have considerable industry experience spanning art direction, copywriting and branding, and they continue to excel in practice-based research and writing. You will learn how to deconstruct and critique some of the world’s best advertising, using what you discover to inform and develop your own work. You’ll have the opportunity to enter prestigious international competitions like D&AD New Blood Awards, Young Ones Competition and AdVenture. Top agencies have offered coaching, mentoring, work critiques, live briefs, workshops, competition briefs and work experience possibilities. Our students regularly win work experience opportunities with big agencies. The BA (Hons) Creative Advertising degree has been awarded the Creative Skillset Tick, the industry quality mark, following a rigorous assessment process by experts working in the Creative Industries. The Creative Skillset Tick is awarded to practice-based courses which best prepare students for a career in the industry. www.creativeskillset.org/pickthetick

3. Entry requirements

We value creativity foremost and are looking for students who are passionate about their work and can demonstrate this through portfolio work and interviews. Our undergraduate minimum requirements are: • 112 UCAS points from any combination of A Levels/ Extended Diploma/ Foundation Diploma. One qualification should be in a relevant subject • BBC from 3 A Levels • A minimum of Distinction and 2 Merits (DMM) from an Extended Diploma or a Merit from a UAL Extended Diploma • All applicants aged under 21 must have GCSE English at Grade 4/ Grade C or above • A portfolio of relevant practical work, demonstrating your ability and enthusiasm for the course you’re applying for English You’ll need to have passed GCSE English Language or English Literature at grade C/grade 4 or above. For mature students, an Access to Higher Education qualification in art and design will also be acceptable to demonstrate English language ability. For mature students who are unable to provide formal evidence of an appropriate standard of English, the University may request completion of its own English proficiency test. Doing a Foundation Diploma? If you’re studying an accredited Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, you’ll need a minimum of 112 UCAS tariff points. This is collated from the Foundation Diploma plus your A level or Extended Diploma results. You’ll also need a GCSE grade A*-C/grade 4 or above in English Language, English Literature or equivalent (see above). Doing an Extended Diploma? You’ll need a minimum of 1 Distinction and 2 Merits (DMM) from an Extended Diploma in a relevant subject or an overall Merit from a UAL Extended Diploma. You’ll also need a GCSE grade A*-C/grade 4 in English Language, English Literature or equivalent (see above). Doing A levels? You’ll need 112 tariff points from your A level studies, typical grades required are BBC. One qualification should be in an art and design or related subject. You’ll also need a GCSE grade A*-C/grade 4 in English Language, English Literature or equivalent (see above). Doing Access to Higher Education? You’ll need to have passed a recognised Access to Higher Education course specialising in art and design with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3. A combination of pass, merit and distinction to total 96 tariff points. Doing any other qualification? We accept a number of other qualifications. For full details, please refer to our course entry requirements on the UCAS website and the UCAS tariff points tables at www.ucas.com Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Leeds Arts University has a commitment to widening access to higher education. The University demonstrates this commitment through its widening participation schemes, arrangements for transfer and recognition of prior learning. For further information about recognition of prior learning, please contact the University’s Admissions Team on + 44 (0)113 202 8039.

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