Masters Degrees in Print Media explore mass communications through the medium of printed publications such as magazines, newspapers, books and so on.
Courses range from taught MA and MSc degrees, to research oriented MRes and MPhil programmes. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, such as Journalism, Media Studies or Design.
Masters in this field are highly diverse, offering a range of career routes and specialisations. For example, you may choose a more practical focus, researching technological innovations of printed media, such as the processes of print-making. Or, you might take a more theoretical approach, scrutinising the role and governance of print media within society.
Courses may also have a larger corporate focus, whereby skills in print advertising and marketing can be explored for a range of products and services across different industries. This could include scrutiny of content creation, audience, and promotion strategies.
Experience in this field would make you suitable for a range of roles in Print Media industries, including graphic design, content writing and editing, and even manufacturing. Other careers may include public relations, journalism or legislation.