an upper second class degree or above in a relevant area and/or two years' work experience in the creative industries; an understanding of the context of the creative economy; and the ability to explain why this course will be of value to them personally. We also carefully consider non-standard entrants with relevant personal and work experience who can demonstrate their interest, commitment and ability.
Months of entry
The publishing sector is the UK's largest creative industry, and is made up of a diverse range of print and digital products – from books and magazines to apps and databases. The publishing sector has a combined turnover of around £20 billion, with more than 8,500 companies directly employing around 167,000 people.
A diverse range of companies combine creativity, innovation and application with constantly evolving methods of production and distribution. With the increasing digitalisation of products, it's a changeable and exciting time to be in this industry.
If you are looking to enter the publishing industry, or are already in the industry and looking to enhance your career or start your own business, this course is ideal.
What will you study
This MA is cross-faculty, interdisciplinary, and extremely practical. You will learn to think creatively, and analyse the current business and creative landscapes.
You will take publishing modules in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and study creative economy modules with a wide range of other creative economy students in Kingston Business School.
Information for international students
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider. http://www.kingston.ac.uk/international/studying-at-kingston/language-requirements/
Fees and funding
Please see http://www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate-course/publishing-creative-economy-ma/fees-and-bursaries.html for further details
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions team
- 0844 8544971/+44(0)203 308 9928