Marketing professionals are employed by organisations to develop and manage marketing and communication strategies, with advertising and public relations the cornerstone of business communications. These elements are strategically integrated into this cross-discipline course combining managerial with creative skills. Advertising combines art, science, strategy, and communications practice. It has potential applications far wider than simply employment in an advertising agency. It includes elements of production, marketing, public relations, visual arts, communications research and interactive multi-media to develop and showcase the strengths of individual students. Public Relations develops communication in a variety of contexts, researches the effectiveness of communication, and plans the strategy behind communication campaigns. Graduates will have the ability to critically analyse, evaluate and compile new communication strategies; to function as a skilled communicator; and to establish and manage media relations industries is also enhanced by this cross-discipline course which allows students to diversify their creative skills and business knowledge.