From UG Tourism to PG Marketing

When I was 18 all I knew was that I like to travel and discover new cultures and that is what I found at Bournemouth University! For my undergraduate degree, I studied BA (Hons) Tourism Management. However, to begin with I only really new what the Tourism part of the course involved and didn’t focus… Read more »

My marketing communications (BA) experience

My BU experience began when I literally couldn’t avoid the Media School’s popularity while searching for UK-based marketing courses. After weeks of filtering through all the different courses and attending various open days, Bournemouth landed the top four out of five places in my UCAS application! The Media School’s Marketing Communications, Advertising, PR and Media… Read more »

A day in the life of a PR and marketing executive

So you heard that employers want candidates with experience and a degree? Well, BU’s sandwich courses are the answer. After two years studying at uni, those who enter their third year working on a placement or internship pick up numerous transferable skills, develop an in-depth understanding of the industry and put all of their theoretical… Read more »

Advertising student Katie tells us about her placement at TLC Marketing

Placement Job Title: Junior Account PlannerCourse at BU: BA Advertising  Placement company website: www.tlcmarketing.com Three words to describe your placement – Eye opening, invaluable and enjoyable Most interesting part of your placement? – Attending proposal meetings with well-established clients and understanding how different people use different presentation techniques Hardest aspect of your placement? – Managing my… Read more »

MSc Retail Management & Marketing – My placement story

Bournemouth University first piqued my interest for being the only one to offer a course focused on the retail industry. Since I was looking for a university that would champion professional growth as much as academic development, BU’s relationship with the industry and local businesses was a decisive factor. And once I learned about the… Read more »

Glebs Kiselovs

My Work Placement at JP Morgan

Name: Glebs Kiselovs Course: BA (Hons) Business Studies with Finance & Marketing Placement: JP Morgan Bank (Bournemouth) Where are you from?  Latvia Where was your placement and what was your role? I worked as an Analyst in the Liquidity Solutions Client Experience team. My role was to answer any questions that colleagues from sales, client… Read more »