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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    London College of Communication

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    15 months

Course summary

Gain the creative and professional tools you'll need for a career in the dynamic publishing sector. Master how content is commissioned, designed, produced, marketed and delivered across different media including books, magazines, tablets, e-readers and social media environments.

Why choose this course at London College of Communication

Using our excellent facilities, you can commission and create physical and digital published products, books and magazines – this hands-on practical experience is fantastic for building confidence in technical literacy, decision-making and project management.

You will be able to connect the academic and creative commercial environments as you participate in live industry projects, events, prototype testing and research, and extend your exposure to and experience working with industry.

Embedded throughout the course are the twin concepts of creativity and enterprise – as you build an holistic understanding of the industry, there is emphasis on anticipating audiences and developing creative publishing projects while understanding the commercial application of them. A strong experimental ethos around print and digital means you can take new ideas forward into the industry.

Flexible choices for your assignments and projects to allow you to direct your postgraduate experience as you want – allowing you to develop your own unique skills set and ensuring flexibility to fit alongside your evolving professional and creative careers.

LCC provides a unique creative environment to experiment and connect with other creative people such as animators, interactive designers or illustrators to bring new insights and imaginative processes to publishing. This is a developing aspect of the publishing industry and links you into wider creative industries.

Our MA Publishing graduates are highly prized by the international publishing industry, across both print and digital media. The course has an excellent record of graduates entering employment. The heritage of the College and our alumni cut across all sectors of communication, design and media professional practice areas, at home and internationally.

Typically, our graduates enter first level entry jobs across all the different functional areas of publishing editorial, production, digital and marketing and sales. They are highly sought after by publishing employers because our graduates can hit the ground running and add value immediately. Accordingly, we find that their careers accelerate beyond the normal and they move up to executive and managerial positions quicker than most.

Tuition fees

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£ 22,920overall cost

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

University information

University of the Arts London

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London, London, WC1V 7EY, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 86 2

    34th out of 97 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    138 62%

    29th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    65th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    119 59%

    44th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    46th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    81st

    12

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