Taught course

International Publishing

Institution
City, University of London · School of Arts and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry 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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Located in the heart of London, the global centre of this creative, dynamic industry, this MA explores how publishing is evolving in the face of digitisation.

The programme provides you with an applied understanding of how books, journals, magazines and interactive resources are conceived, developed and marketed, including the key role of authorship.

You will be encouraged to explore whether your interests lie in publishing for entertainment, education, research or information. Alongside research-led analytical assignments, you will develop a portfolio of achievements relating to the global industry which reflect the range of professional roles in contemporary publishing, including editorial, marketing, production, and both print and digital content development.

This MA is designed for aspiring professionals who recognise that the global publishing industry is changing dramatically - and who wish to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills needed by the next generation of publishers.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
SASS-enquiries@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 0249