Masters Programs in Publishing

Compare 5 Masters Programs in Publishing

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A master’s degree is an academic designation bestowed upon those who take the scheduled coursework in a specific field and successfully complete the program. Master’s degree programs typically build upon the education foundation acquired in a related bachelor’s degree program.

Just what is a Master in Publishing? This comprehensive degree program provides a solid educational foundation in virtually all areas of publishing, from a historical overview of the industry to a careful review of emerging technologies. Students in such a program should expect to review a broad range of both traditional and electronic publishing considerations, and additional attention is often given to ethics, editorial design, copyright laws and considerations and general marketing and business practices. Some programs emphasize obtaining higher roles within the publishing industry, and tend to focus on areas such as budgeting, contract negotiation and economics, among others.

Students who successfully obtain a Master in Publishing are generally able to command higher salaries than their bachelor’s degree-holding career competitors, and are also typically hired over, and able to secure higher positions than those holding lesser degrees.

There is no set cost for obtaining a master’s degree in publishing. Tuition costs vary substantially from school to school and program to program based on factors like the prestige of the institution and where, geographically, the program is offered, so contact each school of interest to obtain specific tuition information.

Successful graduates of these programs are prepared for high-paying work in a variety of positions and areas. Many graduates go on to find work as editors, business professionals, marketing professionals or designers, while others choose to focus on the technological side of the industry and secure work in an IT-related or technological capacity.

If a master’s degree in publishing is something you’d like to find out more about, review the vast educational opportunities available through our extensive global database of programs. 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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Master's in Digital Publishing

Bau Design College of Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Barcelona

New digital technologies in editorial design represent a big change for the professional designer. This digital reality affects both the concept and creative process, and the production and dissemination of editorial works. [+]

Master's in Digital Publishing

The Master's in Digital Publishing (60 ECTS) is obtained by completing two postgraduate degrees, for 30 ECTS each. These postgraduate degrees may be completed in the same academic year, or in different years. All postgraduate courses that are part of a master's degree can be taken independently.

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New digital technologies in editorial design represent a big change for the professional designer. This digital reality affects both the concept and creative process, and the production and dissemination of editorial works. Traditional textbooks and periodicals are transformed and evolve a new digital dimension requiring re-think old concepts and learn new working methods and technologies. Publishing, professional, Designer cannot ignore these changes. The publishing industry needs more than ever to professional designers in this transition to the new technologies in constant growth.... [-]


MA In Publishing

Instituto Universitario de Posgrado (IUP)
Online Full time Part time 17 months September 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

Edit Master - The Master Edition truthfully reproduces the editorial process. Spain is the fourth largest publisher in the world with an annual production volume of more than 60,000 titles. There surveyed more than 3,000 publishers. [+]

Master in Publishing

The Master Edition truthfully reproduces the editorial process

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Spain is the fourth largest publisher in the world with an annual production volume of more than 60,000 titles. There surveyed more than 3,000 publishers. Despite the weight of this cultural industry and its enormous potential, training has so far been self-taught, acquired in the exercise of the profession.

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Our Business School offers the Master in Publishing Online with a highly practical program based on the Masters Training Santillana and noted for:

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Being considered the best program of the letters section as ranked by the World. Possess the highest prestige and recognition within the publishing sector. Be the best way to access the publishing industry. Have the latest content which have been developed by top professionals from leading companies in the sector and prestige. Provide the student the opportunity to develop a project completely, from company registration to the final catalog creation and income statement. Assuming a true professional experience in the publishing industry since the book which is published during the master edition is the best letter to the student. Have among its alumni to more than 500 publishing professionals who have been trained in eight calls, some of whom have founded successful publishers. ... [-]

Master’s degree in Communication, Information, Publishing ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: The aim of the course is to provide the competencies needed: to recognize, analyze and create texts and multimedia content as well as to deal with their organization; to collect and process information through critical thinking and by employing adequate media and technical tools; etc. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The aim of the course is to provide the competencies needed:

to recognize, analyze and create texts and multimedia content as well as to deal with their organization; to collect and process information through critical thinking and by employing adequate media and technical tools; to project and manage the content of both internal and external communication in private companies and public administration; to provide a sound cultural and linguistic knowledge as well as a good working method, through internship and work experiences in the fields of publishing, information, and communication. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Traditional, on- and off-line, multimedia publishing; The press, radio, television; Press and public relations offices; Communication and advertising agencies; Cultural institutions, museums, theatres; Companies, private and public administration. ADMISSION ... [-]

MRes in Publishing Studies

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication at the University of Stirling is a world-leading centre for postgraduate publishing studies, offering expertise in contemporary and historical publishing in the UK and beyond. [+]

Overview

The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication at the University of Stirling is a world-leading centre for postgraduate publishing studies, offering expertise in contemporary and historical publishing in the UK and beyond.

The MRes Publishing Studies is a research preparation Master’s course that offers students the opportunity for tailor-made Master’s study in the field of publishing studies. It also offers the opportunity to prepare for a PhD through concentrated research with a specialism in publishing.

The course helps you to develop an analytical and research-driven approach towards publishing. It also offers maximum flexibility so that you can tailor the course to fit your research interests and professional practice. Graduates from the MRes course often go on to further study, such as a pursuing a PhD through concentrated research with a specialism in publishing. That being said, the course also allows you to examine in-depth issues affecting your current practice.... [-]


MLitt in Publishing Studies

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication at the University of Stirling is a world-leading centre for postgraduate publishing studies, offering a comprehensive and coherent approach to all forms of publishing. [+]

Overview

The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication at the University of Stirling is a world-leading centre for postgraduate publishing studies, offering a comprehensive and coherent approach to all forms of publishing.

You’ll develop expert knowledge of the entire publishing process in both print and digital environments – from planning, editing and production, to marketing and publication management. We update the content of this course every year to reflect the rapid changes that transform the industry, so you’ll graduate with cutting-edge skills and knowledge of current publishing industry practice and standards.

This course is demanding, stimulating and enjoyable – which is why many publishers now consider it equivalent to a year’s worth of experience at a publishing company. Our graduates occupy senior positions in both commercial and not-for-profit publication organisations across the world.... [-]