Do you want to launch your graduate career in a competitive, dynamic global industry that spans both the arts and the sciences? With our highly-regarded and well-established MA, you can develop vital editorial, production and marketing skills, while working with industry-relevant digital technologies. We focus heavily on employability and you will undertake work placements, engage with live publishing projects, travel to national industry events and build a network of professional contacts.
Tailor your time at university to meet your needs by fitting your study around work and personal commitments. This part-time route allows you to study over two years, giving you the flexibility to study at a pace that suits you.
Engage with contemporary digital technologies, academic debate and research through the University’s Centre for Media, Art and Design Research (MADr).
Network with industry professionals, attend exclusive seminars and discover the global reach of publishing by attending the London Book Fair.
Take advantage of our excellent technical and creative facilities, including a suite of Apple Mac computers, small and large scale digital printers, a letterpress workshop and digital sound and video editing suites.
Gain a vocational qualification endorsed by the publishing sector and establish your career in an industry that contributes £4.7 billion to the UK economy.
Develop an in-depth understanding of the publishing industry, with exceptional teaching delivered by professionals skilled in editorial, design and digital.
Refine and test your newly acquired skills by undertaking a proofreading and copyediting qualification, as part of your master's degree.
Benefit from a long-standing partnership with the University of Plymouth Press, enabling you to gain work experience and collaborate on live publishing projects.
Immerse yourself in the regional publishing and arts sector through involvement with projects such as Mayflower 2020.
Establish a network of contacts through a dedicated work placement module. Benefit from invaluable partnerships with publishing professionals and a team of academic staff with extensive and diverse experience in the industry.
Get ahead in a competitive, fast-paced sector by developing skills in editing, production, marketing, digital publishing, product development and publication design.
Engage in academic debate and foster a curiosity for industry trends alongside the development of vocational skills.
Tailor your time at university to meet your needs by fitting your study around work and personal commitments. Our part-time route allows you to study over two years, giving you the flexibility to study at a pace that suits you.