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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Train for professional publishing roles with the Publishing MA from City. From research-led assignments to digital content development, we will give you an extensive range of modern skills and knowledge required to succeed in this fascinating and constantly changing global industry.

Benefits of this course

You will learn how publishing is continuing to evolve alongside the digital revolution.

Our programme gives you an applied understanding of how physical and digital texts are conceived, developed and marketed.

Your learning will be directly influenced by your own publishing interests. This could mean publishing for entertainment, education, research or information.

Together with research-led analytical assignments, you will develop a portfolio that reflects the range of professional roles in contemporary publishing.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

If you recognise that global publishing is undergoing dramatic change and you want to gain professionally relevant skills, our programme is ideal.

Your first degree might be from the humanities or social sciences, and you could be a new graduate or have an amount of work experience.

We equip you with the knowledge and skills needed by the next generation of publishers.

Career

Our Publishing MA graduates develop careers in a variety of organisations, and most secure a publishing role within months of graduating.

This selection of positions secured by our recent Publishing MA graduates shows the scope of potential global careers:

Trainee, Foreign Language Publishing Co, Shanghai
Editorial Business Analyst, Condé Nast Japan
Publicist, Hachette New Zealand
Magazine Publishing, Beijing
Digital Marketing Executive, Bloomsbury
Rights Assistant, Fiction, Paris
Picture Researcher, Hodder
Marketing, Random House
Editorial, Production Assistant and Rights Assistants, Children’s Publishing
Contracts Assistant, Academic Publishing.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,980per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 97 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    149 74%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    63rd

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