Taught course

Publishing

Institution
University of Exeter · English
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 Honours degree, or international equivalent. We consider applications from a wide range of backgrounds, where applicants can provide evidence of a passion for developing a career in the publishing industry.

Applications from industry professionals, or applicants with relevant work experience or aptitude in publishing, bookselling or the literary and cultural industries, seeking an academic qualification or the opportunity to enhance your skills or knowledge in this field are also welcomed.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Develop the critical contexts and practical skills to engage with global publishing models across print and digital environments and familiarise yourself with the processes of commissioning, production, marketing, and distribution.
  • Equips you to build your career in the fast-changing publishing industry to set up your own innovative publishing initiative with entrepreneurial support from SETSquared Exeter, or to undertake further research in this growing field of study.
  • Draws on the teaching expertise of industry professionals and researchers, as well as providing the opportunity for you to undertake a work placement module and pursue either a practical publishing project or research-based dissertation.
  • Join and network with a growing hub for the publishing industry and literary community in the South West, as Exeter develops as an UNESCO City of Literature.
  • You will develop analytical and creative tools for innovation within and beyond existing publishing structures, with several optional, interdisciplinary modules from English, Creative Industries and Modern Languages departments.

Information for international students

Further information for international students can be found on our dedicated international page.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/creative/publishing-ma/#fees
International students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/creative/publishing-ma/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723044