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  Publishing Media - PgDip/PgCert/MA

Oxford Brookes University    School of Arts

Full time & Part time September MA, PGCert, PGDip 1 or 2 years full time, 2 years part time (MA), 8 months full time, 3 semesters part time (PgDip), 4 months full time, 2 semesters part time (PgCert)
Communication & Media Studies (7)

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Unleash your potential in the dynamic world of publishing with the MA in Publishing Media at Oxford Brookes. This esteemed programme equips you with a comprehensive understanding of contemporary publishing challenges and allows you to delve into specialized areas through independent study and a dissertation. Taught by experienced industry professionals and renowned visiting speakers, the course offers a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills essential for career advancement. Benefit from unparalleled work experience opportunities in Oxford, London, and beyond, alongside access to industry events and networking platforms. The programme's structure includes a mix of compulsory and elective modules, culminating in a dissertation or major project. With a focus on coursework assessment aligned with industry standards, you'll graduate ready to excel in roles such as trade publishing, digital production, and rights management. Join us if you hold a second-class honours degree or possess relevant professional experience, and showcase your commitment to the publishing field for a rewarding career journey.

About the course

The MA in Publishing Media at Oxford Brookes is respected throughout the world. The course gives you a broad understanding of the key issues facing the publishing industry in the 21st century.

You'll be able to explore specialist areas in-depth through independent study and a dissertation or major project. And you'll develop the specialist skills you need for your career development.

Our staff have extensive experience in national and international publishing roles. Many of them have written key texts on publishing. We also have an extensive list of visiting speakers and associate lecturers who are leading industry specialists.

Oxford is a global centre for the publishing industry. So you will have unrivalled access to work experience in Oxford, London and elsewhere.

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Entry Requirements

Entrants to the programme should possess the following minimum qualifications:

a second-class honours degree, or equivalent, in any subject; or
an appropriate professional background and experience in the publishing industry.
Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to work in the publishing or communications industries. This attribute is usually evidenced through the application, personal statement or references.

Please also see the University's general entry requirements.


Home (UK) full time - Masters £10,600; Diploma £9,600; Certificate £5,300
Home (UK) part time - £5,300
Home (UK) sandwich (placement) - £1,500
International full time - £15,800
International sandwich (placement) - £1,500

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