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Publishing, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
The Publishing programme at Anglia Ruskin University explores the UK and international publishing industries in-depth. Learn about the various aspects and processes of traditional and digital publishing from idea inception to production, legal issues, sales and marketing.

About

The Publishing programme at Anglia Ruskin University will take you on a journey through the modern publishing industry, giving you vital skills and knowledge not only for a career in publishing, but in many other related fields as well.

You will investigate how publishing products and services are commissioned and brought to completion, including the modern production processes and business strategies used to succeed in the competitive media environment.

You will also consider the legal environment in which publishing operates, focussing on the management, sale and licensing of rights in publishing as well as looking at wider issues connected to digital publishing, such as contracts and rights negotiations.

Careers

Our MA Publishing will help you develop skills and knowledge for a career in the publishing industry or any field that involves editorial work, marketing, business planning or project management. Many of our graduates now work in a publishing-related role with companies such as Bloomsbury, Wiley Capstone, Pearson, Cambridge University Press and Macmillan.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creativity and Content in Publishing
  • Legal Rights and Data Issues in Publishing
  • The Business of Publishing
  • Production Processes in Publishing
  • Major Project Publishing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • It can take up to four weeks to consider applications, so we recommend you apply at least a month before your preferred start date.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      • 17 months full-time or 2 years part-time (January starts).
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • A good honours degree (or equivalent), normally in a related subject. Applicants with professional experience are also encouraged to apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • UK & EU students, (per year, part-time) : £3750
  • International students, (per year, part-time) : £6850

Living costs for Cambridge

  • 846 - 1470 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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