**BA (Hons) Marketing (PR and Advertising) with Foundation Year** **Start your journey at Foundation Year stage if you have the ability to study Marketing but would like to improve your knowledge and confidence first. You’ll gain your BA (Hons) Marketing (PR and Advertising) in four years, opening doors to careers in account, product, brand or communications management.** **Why choose this course?** All companies use PR and advertising to promote their products, services and brands – and this degree develops you as a far-sighted, highly employable marketer who can deliver effective communication campaigns. **Is this course for you?** The Foundation Year is ideal if you’re not quite ready to join the BA (Hons) Marketing (PR and Advertising) or if you lack the formal entry requirements. It introduces you to business communication and decision-making, data analysis and study skills to smooth your academic progress. **How you will learn** We focus on all aspects of developing a powerful brand. Underpinned by our partnerships with agencies and businesses, you’ll work on live case studies and could join our student consultancy group to build a portfolio of projects for external clients. **Opportunities and experiences** This degree forms part of the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Graduate Gateway, so you can gain exemptions towards the highly respected CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing. You’ll go on visits to companies, trade fairs and exhibitions. You could even spend a semester at CEU San Pablo University in Madrid. **Careers and employability Next!** Demand for communication specialists in marketing is running high. Our graduates have secured roles everywhere from blue-chip multinational companies to councils and charities. Some have launched their own agencies.