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Publishing

Kingston University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
16600 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

The Publishing course at Kingston University is about publishers who need excellent product-development, consumer-marketing and digital-technology skills. To succeed in this global business, you will also need great organisational and communication skills, outstanding attention to detail and the ability to work effectively with others.

Overview

Key features

  • The Publishing course at Kingston University will help develop your skills and prepare you for a career in the publishing industry, whether as publisher, agent or supplier. The competencies acquired through this course have an increasingly wide transferrable value within the international economy as a whole.
  • You will undertake a work placement with a relevant organisation, many of which have resulted in our students gaining references and employment opportunities within the industry.

What will you study?

You will learn everything you need to know about the publishing industry, from its structure, the production processes involved, including commissioning titles, editing copy and branding issues, to how to market the title and ensure dissemination. You will attend masterclasses by leading publishers and publishing professionals to keep you up to date with industry developments. You will also develop and demonstrate your analytical skills and competence through discussions, assignments and the culminating dissertation or practical project.

What our graduates say

Once you graduate from Kingston, you'll be part of a professional community of publishers, who keep in touch by meeting in person, or through our active social networks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Create: The Business of Publishing
  • Do: Work Placements, Networking and Career Planning
  • Make: Content Development and Production
  • Practical Publishing Project
  • Publishing Dissertation
  • Share: Strategic Marketing and Sales
  • Writers' Workshop

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • applicants who require a visa - the first week of August 
  • all other applicants - the first week of September
  • we may still accept applications after this dates

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A second class degree or above or equivalent and/or demonstrable enthusiasm for publishing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16600 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Home and European Union 
  • MA part time £5,500
Overseas (not EU) 
  • MA part time £9,130

Funding

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