Creative Advertising & Digital Marketing

Course Overview

Course Overview

Are you a creative person with a great imagination and an interest in gaining a qualification in creative advertising and marketing communications? Then our Creative Advertising and Digital Marketing course is the right choice for you.

We aim to enable students to design successful advertising and communications campaigns and learn how to boost sales of products in competitive markets. Students will also have the opportunity to learn how to design digital marketing strategies for companies. Students will learn the visual design skills required for producing creative advertising campaigns. The course is suitable for applicants who would like to progress to further education or third level studies in Advertising, Marketing, Digital Marketing and Visual Communications fields or to progress directly to a career in these areas.


Modules List

  • Advertising

  • Media Analysis

  • Illustration

  • Communications

  • Work Experience

  • Digital Marketing

  • Graphic Design Skills

  • Image Processing

  • Event Production

  • Marketing Practice

Careers and Opportunities 

Career prospects
Advertising, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Graphic Design.

Further Study opportunities

  • Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Marketing Communications (Level 7) at TUD Tallaght (Tallaght IT)

  • BA (Hons) in Advertising and Marketing Communications (Level 8) at TUD Tallaght (Tallaght IT)

  • BA in Digital Marketing (Level 7)

  • BA (Hons) Marketing Practice (Level 8) at National College of Ireland (NCI)

  • BA Design - Visual Communications (Level 8) at D.I.T.

  • HND in Graphic Design/Illustration at Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

Student Testimonials / Where are they now?

I have found this course to be enjoyable, very progressive and very useful in terms of the course I am applying for, which is the BA in Digital Marketing in TUD (Tallaght IT). It’s also very centrally located and only a few minutes walk from O’Connell Street.
Carl Nulty | Creative Advertising & Digital Marketing Student 2018/19

Course Requirements

Course Code
QQI Level 5 Award in Graphic Design & Illustration
One Year | Full-Time




Reasons for Choosing Marino College

+ The College is easy to get to on the Bus, Luas & DART

+ My classmates are good fun & lovely to be around

+ The teachers are very helpful & caring in the sense that they wouldn’t move on unless everyone understood the topic

+ The courses are a great gateway to amazing career opportunities

+ The college has a great atmosphere and if you have a problem there’s always someone there to help you