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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time Award winner
Communication & Media Studies (7)

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Unleash your potential in the world of publishing with our MA Publishing programme at UCLan. Dive into a hands-on learning experience like no other, where you'll work with award-winning authors and illustrators at our very own indie publisher, UCLan Publishing. Gain practical skills through live projects, industry mentoring, and trips to renowned book fairs. The curriculum is meticulously designed to equip you with the fundamentals of successful list building and essential industry knowledge. From digital publishing to editorial processes and marketing strategies, each module is tailored to enhance your expertise and employability in the dynamic publishing landscape. Our strong industry connections and vibrant network ensure you receive unparalleled support and guidance throughout your academic journey. With a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification, along with relevant work experience, you can embark on this exciting career path. Join us and pave the way to a rewarding career in the fast-paced world of publishing.

About the course

Want to work in an award-winning commercial publishing business? Study our MA Publishing and gain real-world experience at our on-site indie publisher, UCLan Publishing.

Our MA Publishing is the only UK postgraduate publishing course to have an operating publishing company. We have an established list of award-winning books, authors and illustrators. You'll learn about the fundamentals of successful list building and what this looks like in the wider publishing industry. You'll get access to all resources at this Northern independent publisher. You'll also get to work on live briefs throughout the academic year.

The curriculum is filled with opportunities. These include:

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Entry Requirements

Degree: 2:2 Honours degree in related subject or equivalent qualification.

A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application.

We will take into account previous experience in the workplace.


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Where will I study?

Where is University of Central Lancashire
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