M.A. On Campus

International Publishing

City, University of London

12 months
16980 GBP/year
10080 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Train for international publishing roles with the International Publishing MA from City, University of London. From research-led assignments to digital content development, we will give you the extensive range of modern skills and knowledge required to succeed in this fascinating and forever changing industry.


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

The International Publishing programme from City, University of London 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 global publishing.


The International 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 International 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
  • Rights Assistant, Fiction, Paris
  • Rights Assistant, Literary Agency

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business and Marketing in Publishing
  • The role of Editorial & Production: Managing Authors, Lists & Intellectual Property
  • Digital Publishing
  • Publishing History and Culture
  • Major Project - Publishing and International Publishing (60 credits)
  • International Publishing Case Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You should have:

  • an upper second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution
  • evidence of a commitment to a career in publishing (such as experience within bookselling or publishing, voluntary or professional experience on a publication)
  • or evidence of research into current industry conditions

You are also encouraged to apply if you have relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16980 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10080 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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