University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Publishing

We have worked closely with professionals in the publishing world to create a curriculum which provides you with an academic qualification and the vocational skills vital for students to pursue a career in publishing, our team of lecturers and tutors are dedicated academics and experienced practitioners in the book industries and we have designed the programme through consultancy with leading publishing houses such as Canongate; Faber and Faber; Harpercollins; and Penguin, academic publishing houses, such as Liverpool University Press and Manchester University Press, as well as specialist houses, such as Carcanet and Comma Press.

Entry requirements

We normally require a good Honours degree or equivalent; however, we will take into account previous experience in the workplace; informal enquiries are welcome and may be followed by an initial advisory interview (which can be conducted by phone); if the applicants 1st language is not English, applicants are required to have an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher, or equivalent; such equivalence may be shown by taking UCLan's own test of English proficiency.

Course modules

Modules include: Digital publishing; fundamentals of business for media entrepreneurs; children's writing and publishing; professional practice; the business of books - sales, marketing and events; editorial and production process; major publishing project; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The programme incorporates a range of assessment strategies including presentations; pitches; independent and group work; and practical projects that contribute to the students understanding of how publishing works.

Sponsorship information

Graduates of the University of Central Lancashire have a 20 per cent discount on tuition fee if self-funded.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 500 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400