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Students who are interested in pursuing a higher education should consider earning their master's degree. This academic degree is awarded to individuals who have undergone an extensive study of a specific field or area of interest beyond that of a bachelor's degree. What is an MA in Publishing? This master's program is ideal for those who wish to further their careers within the publishing industr… Read more

Students who are interested in pursuing a higher education should consider earning their master's degree. This academic degree is awarded to individuals who have undergone an extensive study of a specific field or area of interest beyond that of a bachelor's degree.

What is an MA in Publishing? This master's program is ideal for those who wish to further their careers within the publishing industry. Courses will focus on language issues, translations, skills required for career development and broad key issues facing the industry in the 21st century. Some courses will also cover general management skills through dissertation and independent study.

Students who choose to get their master's can benefit from several factors throughout the program. In addition to gaining managerial skills, they will also be equipped with advanced IT skills and an understanding of the publishing world as a whole. They will also learn both the financial and editorial side of the publishing world, and everything from proofing print and media to marketing the book.

Each institution and program is different; therefore the registration cost will vary. Interested students are encouraged to contact the school directly to research the program and find out the specific fees associated.

Graduates of the program may be able to enter the industry at a higher level than otherwise would have been possible. Many graduates ideally wish to work directly with a publishing company or become the owner or manager of their own company. However, they may also find careers as an editor, proofreader or writer. They may also find work in other fields using the IT and managerial skills to guide them.

With courses offered at both a full time and part time basis, there is flexibility to please any student with a busy schedule. Most institutions offer online classes and distance learning modules to accommodate those who live out of the country or have even busier schedules. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bath Spa University
Bath , United Kingdom

This creative, industry-focused course offers a deep and immersive learning experience across editorial, marketing, rights and contracts, and design and production. Additional ... +

This creative, industry-focused course offers a deep and immersive learning experience across editorial, marketing, rights and contracts, and design and production. Additionally, business strategy, audience and market research, user experience and digital product development, collaboration and project management are all covered, along with careers coaching. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Emerson College
Boston , USA

Pursuing a career in publishing? Whether you want to shape the prose of fresh voices as an editor, represent writers as a literary agent, or work with exciting online publicat ... +

Pursuing a career in publishing? Whether you want to shape the prose of fresh voices as an editor, represent writers as a literary agent, or work with exciting online publications and new media formats, Emerson’s prestigious Master of Arts in Publishing and Writing will help you succeed in this ever-vital, ever-changing field. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Roehampton London
London , United Kingdom

A postgraduate Publishing degree at Roehampton provides industry-relevant training, designed to develop your skills and knowledge for a career in the publishing industry, as w ... +

A postgraduate Publishing degree at Roehampton provides industry-relevant training, designed to develop your skills and knowledge for a career in the publishing industry, as well as other sectors where media savvy and transferable communication skills are crucial. -
MA
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Emerson College
Boston , USA

The MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing is one of the first online writing programs to prepare students to write professional-level stories and novels in the genres ... +

The MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing is one of the first online writing programs to prepare students to write professional-level stories and novels in the genres of fantasy, science fiction, horror, mystery, thrillers, and young adult. The program is an opportunity for students to read deeply, think critically, and discuss popular fiction with peers from various professional perspectives. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
5 - 10 semesters
English
Online
 

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