Taught course

Publishing Studies (MRes)

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

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. Applicants should submit a research proposal of 2000 words.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MRes Publishing Studies allows students to develop strong research skills in the field of publishing studies, either with regard to contemporary publishing issues and trends, or to the history of the book and print culture. It enables and encourages an analytical and research-driven approach to publishing, leading either towards further study and research, or allowing publishing practitioners to examine in depth issues affecting their current practice.

Course Objectives

The MRes Publishing Studies is a research preparation Masters course that offers students the opportunity for tailor-made Master’s study in the field of publishing studies. It also offers the opportunity to prepare for a PhD through concentrated research with a specialism in publishing.

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

MRes

part time
27 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
9 months
part time
18 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