The BA [Hons] in Advertising and Branding degree programme aims to nurture creative thinkers with the skills and knowledge to investigate, analyse, conceptualise and present visual information and creative ideas. Students will acquire the necessary depth and breadth of specialised and contextual knowledge to address a range of appropriate advertising problems in industry. It is intended for those who wish to become advertising experts within the advertising industry. The subject combines Advertising, Communication, Design, Contextual Studies and Professional Studies with technologies and processes in a coherent and relevant manner. The programme aims to produce world class graduates with a focus on competencies in creativity, critical thinking and entrepreneurial thinking, skills that are transferable across mediums, media and settings.
On successful completion of the programme, the graduates will be awarded with a degree from Lancaster University. They will be awarded two certificates, making them graduates of both Sunway University and Lancaster University.
January, March & August
3 Years (full-time)
Average C or CGPA 2.0 (Minimum 2 principals)
Minimum 8 points (Minimum Grade D in at least 2 subjects)
Monash University Foundation Year
Sunway Foundation in Arts
Unified Examination Certificate
Maximum 28 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs)
Completed with minimum 24 points (excluding bonus points)
Sunway Diploma in Related Field*
CAVG 50% or CGPA 2.0
Credit in English at SPM level or equivalent. IEP cannot be used to substitute a lack of Credit in English at SPM or Pre-University level.
The International Preparatory Programme (IPP) is an intensive six-month preparatory programme. International students or candidates from certain countries that want to take Sunway University’s certain degree programmes (for eg programmes in partnership with Lancaster University), they will need to take and pass our online six-month International Preparatory Programme (IPP) to be eligible to enrol on a Sunway degree programme that also leads to a degree certificate awarded by Sunway’s partner institution.
Students are required to pass all the subjects with C and above to qualify for this.
IELTS or equivalent 6.0
Note: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
*Sunway Diploma holders may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.