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Professional Doctorate in Advertising

A Professional Doctorate in Advertising offers in-depth knowledge and skills for excelling in the digital business landscape.

Pursing a Professional Doctorate in Advertising from East bridge University (EBU) provides the holistic insight of the fundamentals and structure of the world of advertising. Professional doctorate in advertising programs equips one with the skills and proficiency in advertising management by covering the latest trends and techniques pertinent to the advertising industry.

An online professional doctorate in advertising is specially designed for those individuals who are keen to advance their career while aiming for the leadership roles in the advertising domain. A doctoral degree in advertising involves the advanced academic pursuit in advertising and research methods, strategic and media planning and comprehension of customer behaviour. The program serves as a platform which facilitates the completion of a dissertation or research that will be benchmarking their expertise and grasp over the advertising concept while being able to successfully apply and combat real world problems and scenario pertaining to the advertising industry.

Benefits of pursuing a Professional Doctorate in Advertising

  • Enhanced expertise in the field of advertising
  • Contribution of research work with comprehensive knowledge of the industry
  • Instil sought after leadership skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Networking opportunities with experienced professionals
  • Increased potential for high salary, career opportunity and greater job security
  • Develop expertise in specializations like digital advertising, media planning, or brand management.

To be eligible for the professional doctorate in advertising, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Candidates are required to have a recognized Bachelor's or Master's degree in the relevant field of study.
  • Demonstrate a preferred minimum of 10 years of relevant life experience.
  • Provide documentation of a standardized test score, such as IELTS Level 6.0 or an equivalent proficiency exam.

Who are Professional Doctorates suited for?

Designed with the needs of professionals from both public and private sectors in mind, the Professional Doctorate program offers unparalleled career advancement opportunities in specialized fields. Tailored specifically for seasoned individuals with ambitions for senior leadership roles, these transformative programs empower participants to skillfully apply their acquired knowledge in a wide range of work environments. The acquisition of a Professional Doctorate degree confers a remarkable advantage for those seeking to leverage their expertise in real-world scenarios, encompassing corporate entities, esteemed educational institutions, and various service-oriented sectors.

Is a Professional Doctorate internationally recognized?

The Professional Doctorate degree is universally acknowledged as an international qualification, attracting numerous Asian, EU, and international students to pursue their Doctorate at EBU. While most global employers recognize the value of a professional Doctorate, it's essential to verify its acceptance in your home or destination country if you intend to work abroad. The prestigious PDC is directly conferred by the European International University in Paris.

Duration of an Online Professional Doctorate in Advertising

Complete your Online Professional Doctorate in Advertising at East Bridge University in just 36 months, with an option for accelerated completion. Contact our Program Officers now to expedite your journey and achieve your goals sooner.

Admission Process for a Professional Doctorate in Advertising

  • Fill application form available on East Bridge University website
  • Wait for detailed instructional email from our Enrollment Department
  • Fill up the Admission evaluation form and submit with your updated resume
  • On acceptance of your Enrollment you will get a provisional offer letter with Course fee, payment plan and admissible scholarship if any.
  • Make the payment for the course fee. Submission and payment of admission fee marks the end of enrolment process.

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The curriculum of a Professional Doctorate in Advertising is meticulously crafted to equip advertising professionals with advanced knowledge, skills, and insights needed to excel in leadership roles within the dynamic advertising industry. This specialized program blends academic rigor with practical application, ensuring graduates are well-prepared to tackle real-world advertising challenges and drive impactful campaigns.

The program delves into fundamental principles of advertising, including consumer behavior, market research, brand management, advertising strategy, and creative storytelling. These foundational subjects lay the groundwork for understanding consumer insights, developing persuasive messages, and crafting compelling advertising campaigns that resonate with target audiences. The curriculum of the Professional Doctorate in Advertising is designed to empower graduates with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and research acumen necessary to become influential leaders in the fast-paced and competitive world of advertising.

Credits for Professional Doctorate Program

  • Introduction to Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Dissertation (15,000 words research) - 90 ECTS
  • Viva Voce (Thesis) - 30 ECTS
  • Total - 180 ECTS


What are the career opportunities after completing a professional doctorate in advertising?

Graduates gain mastery in the advertising domain with the comprehensive knowledge of the tools and techniques used in the field of media. An online professional doctorate in advertising offers a wide variety of career opportunities in the advertising industry.

Some of the potential career paths include:

  • Advertising Executive
  • Advertising Researcher
  • Marketing Manager
  • Advertising Educator
  • Advertising Consultant
  • Media Planner
  • Creative Director
  • Account Manager
  • Brand Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager

Fees Structure

Thank you for considering our education programs. We understand that financial planning plays a crucial role in your decision-making process. Garner the benefit of flexibility when pursing an online professional doctorate degree from East Bridge University (EBU) which provides access to the course from any corner of the world. EBU offers affordability and easy instalment payment option with no interest charges. Payments can be made via, Credit Card, Online Bank Transfer, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers. All Fees Include Tax, LMS Access, Program of study, Evaluation and assessment, Study guide, Diploma, and transcript from European International University.

Country Flag Country Currency Amount
United States of America USD 2750
United Kingdom GBP 2200
Thailand THB 94000
India INR 227000
UAE AED 11000

Fees include all: Tax, Program of study, LMS access, Study guide, Evaluation and Assessment, Diploma, Courier charges apply for Degree dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Paris. PDC is conferred by the European International University, (EIU-Paris). There is a bench fee applicable for each extension you request to complete the PDC program after 36 months

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out and before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBU
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months


The Professional Doctorate in Advertising is delivered and assessed by East Bridge University and the quality is assured by European International University, Paris. The most Grand & Global level Degree and the transcript are affiliated to by European International University, Paris, allowing students to receive relevant degrees upon successful completion.

European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Certificates and Transcripts

Documents regarding graduation are always generated in English, and will be made up-to-date as per the latest guidelines or formats adopted by European International University. These documents may be issued and legalized from Paris, France.

The following graduation documents are issued from East Bridge University:

Degree: It shows the graduate’s name in full, degree program, date, issuing country and signature of the Dean of the Faculty, the President and Registrar. It does not particularly mention any information regarding distance learning. This is issued by European International University.

Transcript: Displays all the credits accounted towards the degree, including the credits transferred from previous education, and the corresponding grades. It comprises the Diploma Supplement information, as deemed necessary by European Higher Education guidelines. This is issued by European International University

Graduation Completion Letter: A letter from East Bridge University from the Head of the Board of Academics information about your successful completion of the program.

Reference Letter: A reference letter is equivalent to a recommendation letter. A document is a stamp of integrity, capability and character of the candidate. This is issued from the Head of Faculty of the School, East Bridge University upon request.

East Bridge University, praised by influential business leaders

East Bridge University has been a wonder and a magic in my life; helping me summarize my lifelong learning, experience and my teaching for living a life made more meaningful with learning and practice of simple skills for every age in every generation. My journey with East Bridge University has been truly inspiring and exciting for me as well all my associates, including my learners. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the entire team of East Bridge University.

Dr. Mitali Roy
Soft Skilled Trainer, USA Professional Doctorate in Learning and Development

The journey with East Bridge University has been phenomenal! The structure of the course is so scientifically designed that the journey in the research study became all the more smooth. The support team was always prompt and spontaneous in responding to any queries or doubts.

Dr Aditi Ghosh
Senior Teacher Trainer, Kolkata, India Professional Doctorate Programn

I would like to express my appreciation for the knowledge and skills I have gained throughout my journey in the program. The curriculum was comprehensive and well-structured, covering the subject to conduct research as it was one of the main requirements to complete the Professional Doctorate. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of the Professional Doctorate program at East Bridge University.

Prashun Kumar Choudhury
Managing Director of Ozonead Group of Companies, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Administration

It has been a fantabulous journey with East Bridge University. The great team provided me with excellent mentoring and guidance. I firmly believe that this study helped me advance professionally as well. I'm grateful to my mentor for helping me all the way through to this success. The webinars and course material were very educational and beneficial for my research environment. Once again, a big thank you to the EBU team. I'm confident I'll continue my learning adventure with them in the future.

Mr. Kaaushik Vardhan
Senior Infrastructure Cloud & On-Premise Project Manager, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Management

So far I have no complaints, I am very happy with the content and the fact that I can work at my own pace. Thank you East Bridge University.

Chantel Van Der Merwe
Manager - Human Resource, Malaysia Masters in Education

It has been an amazing journey with East Bridge University. EBU provides a wonderful platform to working professionals to accomplish their dreams. I believe as a Principal of a leading school ,the Doctoral Program will immensely help me in my career growth. The course structure was well organized. The support team was super spontaneous. Above all I will express my heartfelt gratitude to my guide in the course, or his encouragement & guidance

Puja Bhattacharya
School Principal, Kolkata, India Professional Doctoral Program