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Advertising and Design MA at University of Leeds

The Advertising and Design MA course at the University of Leeds gives students the opportunity to develop skills in visual communications, marketing and advertising. 

School: University of Leeds
Course: Advertising and Design MA
Location: Leeds, UK
Course dates: September 2022 to September 2023
Application deadline: 30 June 2022 for international applications, 19 August 2022 for UK applications

Our MA Advertising and Design provides you with an excellent opportunity to develop skills in design and visual communications whilst allowing you to acquire a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of practices and principles in marketing and advertising.

Taught collaboratively by the School of Design and Leeds University Business School – one of the world's top 100 business schools – you'll take a creative approach to solving communication problems in advertising and branding.

You'll develop your own practice, collaborate with other designers and gain an enhanced understanding of how design can convey a brand message using a range of software and techniques.

At the same time, you'll study advertising research and theory to explore the strategic backdrop of brand communications, from the blurring of markets to how digital technology, such as social media and mobile, have changed the relationship between brands and consumers.

You'll mix creativity and innovation with advertising strategy to gain a valuable range of knowledge and skills.

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