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  Publishing (Distance Learning) - PgDip/PgCert/MA

Online Oxford Brookes University    School of Arts

Part time January PGCert, PGDip, MA 1 year part time (PgCert), 2 years part time (PgDip), 32 months part time (MA) 31 January 2025
Communication & Media Studies (7)

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Embark on a rewarding journey with the Publishing (Distance Learning) programme at Oxford International Centre for Publishing. This flexible and comprehensive course equips you with the essential skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the dynamic publishing industry. Delve into modules covering marketing, production, editorial functions, data analysis, and writing practices, all while studying from the comfort of your home. Benefit from a supportive learning environment with interactive online modules and guidance from experienced tutors and coordinators. Tailor your learning experience with a range of optional modules in areas such as International Publishing, Data-driven Marketing, and Children's and YA Publishing. The programme culminates in a research project or dissertation, allowing you to showcase your expertise in a 15,000-word masterpiece. Entry requirements include a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent, along with a demonstrable interest in the creative publishing industries. Don't miss this opportunity to advance your publishing career with a prestigious institution known for its global research and industry connections.

About the course

Publishing (distance learning) is a flexible learning programme. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for successful entry into publishing, while studying from home.

This course closely follows our established campus-based MA publishing degrees. We have designed it to address publishing employers' needs. But more importantly, so that you can study while in employment in any field.

The publishing industry needs individuals who are able to assess, evaluate and synthesize data. So you will develop skills and knowledge in:

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Entry Requirements

a 2:1 honours degree or above or international equivalent in any subject.
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.
two references; these may be, for example, two academic references, or one academic reference and one from an employer.
access to the Internet through broadband or fast modem on a daily basis.
This programme is delivered through web technology and makes extensive use of digital resources.


Home (UK) distance learning - 5,300
International distance learning part time - 8,000

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