NSW Australia 2010
Diploma of Advertising
Macleay College offers a specialized one year diploma in Advertising. It's the only course in Sydney that offers a true overview of the advertising industry with units in account management, media & marketing as well as creative, art direction, copywriting, radio & TV, social media, photography and digital design. No matter whether students come straight from school, or are looking for a career or study change, Macleay Advertising can fast-track them into a successful career in the dynamic and creative world of advertising. Applicants often come from previous studies in Design, Journalism or even Psychology. Macleay Advertising graduates are working as Art Directors, Copywriters, Social Media Managers, Account Managers, Media Planners and Digital Producers.
The course prides itself on its strong vocational focus and works closely with the advertising industry. All of the advertising lecturers are working (and award winning) advertising professionals. Each trimester the course runs a series of guest lecturers from high ranking industry specialists as well as collaborative live projects. An agency internship program is also an important and integral part of the diploma. The Macleay Adverting course has very high rates of graduate placements in industry.