Oxford Brookes University
This course explores the subject in detail covering areas such as digital production and publishing rights. The 10-week 10-unit modules are delivered by a variety of media including video, audio, written materials and supplied text books, designed to accommodate a range of learning styles and personal circumstances.
A 2.1 honours degree or above or international equivalent in any subject.A demonstrable interest in the creative publishing industries, such as work experience or voluntary work in a publishing company or fulfilling a publishing-related function in a non-publishing organisation. 2 references; these may be, for example, 2 academic references, or one academic reference and 1 from an employer.
Modules include: Marketing and sales management for publishing; digital production and workflow management; editorial management, functions and strategies; research skills; international management of publishing and rights; culture of publishing; management of journals; independent study; dissertation.
The assessment strategy for the programme as a whole provides course work assignments appropriate to the core and optional modules. As a culmination to the programme, an independent research project leads to a 15,000 word dissertation. The assessments are designed to promote a dialogue between students and staff around assignments and feedback, and recognise that it is a joint responsibility. Use is made of peer formative feedback in some modules.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Distance learning||£ 7,280 per Whole course (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Distance learning||£ 12,060 per Whole course (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Distance learning||-||12 months|
|Distance learning||-||18 months|
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