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What will I learn?

Course details

Our programme works with industry and will open doors for you. Our team has strong relationships with thought leaders across industry, commerce and academia which helps to ensure you are at the forefront of the latest thinking, processes and technology. The expansion of digital media has created a need for highly specialised skills in publishing.

This course will give you the specialist training and experience demanded by publishing employers. You'l develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving, and will graduate with an excellent understanding of the industry in an international context.

You will become familiar with every aspect of the publishing process, meet industry professionals and attend prestigious events such as the London International Book Fair, the Edinburgh International Book Festival and Magfest. You'll have further opportunities to meet with industry professionals and make valuable contacts at UNESCO Literary Salons, book launches, author readings and literary events.

We are also linked with the internationally renowned Scottish Centre for the Book based at Edinburgh Napier University.

Careers

Book, magazine or journal publishing (editing, design, production, sales or marketing)
Consumer and corporate publishing
Online and digital publishing
Publishing entrepreneur

Which department am I in?

Film, Journalism & Media

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,490.00 (US$ 21,312) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Merchiston Campus

10 Colinton Road,

Edinburgh,

Edinburgh, City Of,

EH10 5DT, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You are eligible to apply if you completed a bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7 or above. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5.

For international students

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:1 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. Applicants must also demonstrate, via their personal statement a strong interest in publishing. Students need to have IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with no component below 5.5 and TOEFL Internet Based Test - 80 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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