University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Self-Publishing

Having produced commercial success stories, such as 50 Shades of Grey, self-publishing is now a highly successful and respected business model for both new and established authors. Perhaps you are an independent author who wants to retain full editorial control and/ or a higher percentage of royalties? Or you have a completed draft of a book and you'd like to understand your options? Or you are interested in setting yourself up as an independent author and want to know more about the processes and costs involved?

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent experience); it is also required that you submit a sample of writing with your application.

Course modules

Modules you will take include: The publishing environment; editing principles and practice; self-employment in publishing, writing and editing; electronic publishing and the creation of e-books; the production process; marketing for writers; creative publishing project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework; this takes the form of essays, presentations (individual or group), reports, critical reviews, in-class essays, or portfolios of work/learning logs.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Wales) 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

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01772 892400