Kingston University

Kingston University

Publishing and the Creative Economy

This course is made up of a diverse range of businesses operating both on- and off-line, including books, directories and databases, journals, magazines and business media, newspapers and news agencies. At the heart of the sector lies a diverse range of companies that combine creativity, innovation and application with constantly evolving methods of production and distribution.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class degree or above in a relevant area; 2 years' work experience in the creative industries; interviews; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall.

Course modules

Modules include: Design thinking and entrepreneurship in practice; managing creativity and innovation; leadership in the creative economy; contemporary issues in the creative economy. Specialist modules: the business of publishing; contemporary issues in publishing; marketing in publishing; editorial production and design for publishing; global rights and international publishing; final project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a mixture of project work and formal assessments including: essays; case studies; reports and presentations; plus the final dissertation or business report (approximately 15,000 words).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,150 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

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