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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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Oxford Brookes University
Headington, United Kingdom

Our MA in Digital Publishing provides you with the skills, knowledge and networks to kickstart your career in publishing. Or improve your current position.

Our MA in Digital Publishing provides you with the skills, knowledge and networks to kickstart your career in publishing. Or improve your current position. -
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University of Plymouth
Plymouth, United Kingdom

With our highly-regarded and well-established MA, you can develop vital editorial, production and marketing skills, while working with industry-relevant digital technologies. ... +

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. -
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Emerson College
Boston, USA

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, Emers ... +

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 Publishing and Writing MA will help you succeed in the ever-vital, ever-changing field of publishing. You’ll receive a comprehensive overview of the publishing industry with the flexibility to take classes in a variety of areas, including book, magazine, and digital publishing, customizing your program to meet your interests. -
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Oxford Brookes University
Headington, United Kingdom

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 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. -
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12 - 24 months
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