London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

Publishing

This course combines theoretical and practice-based approaches to teaching and learning so students can prepare for future employment, obtain a strategic, practical and integrated command of publishing within digital and multi-platform publishing and international contexts. The course offers the choice of teaching and learning specialisms: Book multi-platform publishing or magazine multi-platform publishing. It is aimed at people who are aiming to advance their careers to management level within the global publishing industry. The course design and curriculum takes an integrated multiplatform stance. Digital applications are covered throughout a student's time at the college, across units within either chosen learning specialism. The course is led by specialist staff and enables students to take the lead in the management and production of creative content for a range of audiences via different platforms (web, digital, mobile tablets and devices and print).

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent professional qualifications with a minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience. Applicants will need to submit a personal statement describing why they want to study the course. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate: critical knowledge of and enthusiasm for publishing; a well-articulated rationale for applying for the course. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: (20 credits) publishing culture in the digital context; content creation and development; content design, production and delivery; collaborative unit; future applications for digital content; publishing research; (60 credits) major project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on research papers, essays, reports, presentations, commentaries/portfolio, proposals, creating artefacts/portfolio, digital diaries and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (England) 15 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,230 per Whole course (International) 15 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 15 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Scotland) 15 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Whole course (Wales) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London College of Communication Southwark SE1 6SB South East

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