Taught course

Publishing Studies (MLitt)

Institution
University of Stirling · Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MLittPGDip

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication provides a comprehensive and coherent approach to all forms of publishing. The course covers the whole process of planning, editing, production, marketing and publication management in print and digital environments. It is dedicated to teaching the best current publishing practice, so the detailed content is updated each year as a result of the rapid changes that are transforming the industry worldwide.

The MLitt in Publishing Studies teaching course is devised, and continually updated, to reflect current publishing industry practice and standards. It produces graduates who will have an enhanced opportunity to succeed in publishing and publishing-related careers. The course is demanding, stimulating and enjoyable, and many publishers now consider it to be the equivalent of a year’s experience within a publishing company. Our graduates occupy senior positions in both commercial and not-for-profit publication organisations throughout the world.

Course Objectives

In close contact with publishing businesses and the changing needs of the industry worldwide, the teaching team aims to equip you with the qualities — intellectual and practical — that are needed for a successful working life in publishing and related organisations.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your proficiency such as a minimum IELTS score of 6 (minimum 5.5 in each skill), or TOEFL: Listening 21, Reading 22, Speaking 23, Writing 21.

Fees and funding

http://www.stir.ac.uk/postgraduate/financial-information/

Qualification and course duration

MLitt

full time
12 months
part time
27 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
21 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
various100

Course contact details

Name
Professor Claire Squires
Email
claire.squires@stir.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1786 467505