Advertising and Public Relations

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus


This course is ideal for those seeking the theoretical knowledge in advertising and public relations, as well as the digital marketing skills to prepare for a career in Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing roles – and for those wishing to continue their education in these fields at university.

This course will thoroughly prepare you for a career in digital or traditional marketing, advertising, public relations or the media. The course combines a mix of theory and practical skills, which will help you prepare well for working in a fast-paced industry, as well as giving you a taste of what life in the workplace will be like. From developing your own advertising campaign, putting together a social media campaign, to participating in a press conference, you’ll have the opportunity to experience all aspects of industry.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, preferably including English; or relevant course at SCQF Level 6. All applicants should show an interest in and aptitude for the subject.

Progression Routes

Degree level study. This course is part of our Degree Link programme, meaning that on successful completion of the course you could progress to a related degree at Robert Gordon University.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Media, Communication and TV

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR


Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing