UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Publishing

This course prepares you for a career in the challenging world of publishing. Taught by experts and practitioners and with masterclasses from industry leaders, the programme of study includes all the knowledge, skills and understanding you need to become a successful publisher, including a period of professional placement. The programme is delivered through lectures and seminars, with an emphasis on practical skills and exercises based on real-world and team working. An essential component of the course is the five-week placement in a publishing house.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class UK undergraduate degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is normally required. Applicants without the necessary academic attainment but with significant industry experience may exceptionally be considered.

Course modules

Core modules: Publishing contexts; author management; applied creativity and content; publishing skills; sales, marketing and promotion; publishing project. Options; Advanced trade publishing; children's publishing; academic and journals publishing; textbook publishing; XML; legal and social aspects of electronic publishing; web publishing.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays, presentations, reports, one unseen examination, and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Variable September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 15 weeks
PgDip Variable September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

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Postgraduate Administrator
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020 7383 0557