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 degree in Communication, Information, Publishing ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: The aim of the course is to provide the competences 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; ... [+]

Masters in Publishing. OBJECTIVES The aim of the course is to provide the competences 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 A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. RECOGNITION OF CERTIFICATION International certification attesting students' knowledge of foreign languages are recognized. TRAINEESHIPS Traineeship activities linked to students' studies and their final exam. These are in compliance with agreements between the University and host organizations and are closely monitored by tutors and supervising teaching staff. TUTORING The Department offers a tutoring service aimed at assisting newly-enrolled students, helping and advising them as regards their studies and in compiling their study plans. [-]

MLitt in Publishing Studies

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months September 2017 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The MLitt in Publishing Studies teaching course is devised, and continually updated, to reflect current publishing industry practice and standards. It produces graduates who will have an enhanced opportunity to succeed in publishing and publishing-related careers. The course is demanding, stimulating and enjoyable, and many publishers now consider it to be the equivalent of a year’s experience within a publishing company. Our graduates occupy senior positions in both commercial and not-for-profit publication organisations throughout the world. [+]

The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication provides a comprehensive and coherent approach to all forms of publishing. The course covers the whole process of planning, editing, production, marketing and publication management in print and digital environments. It is dedicated to teaching the best current publishing practice, so the detailed content is updated each year as a result of the rapid changes that are transforming the industry worldwide. The MLitt in Publishing Studies teaching course is devised, and continually updated, to reflect current publishing industry practice and standards. It produces graduates who will have an enhanced opportunity to succeed in publishing and publishing-related careers. The course is demanding, stimulating and enjoyable, and many publishers now consider it to be the equivalent of a year’s experience within a publishing company. Our graduates occupy senior positions in both commercial and not-for-profit publication organisations throughout the world. The MLitt in Publishing offers: Strong publishing industry links and networks Enhanced publishing career pathways International environment with a student cohort from all around the world Intensive publishing research environment Course objectives In close contact with publishing businesses and the changing needs of the industry worldwide, the teaching team equips you with the qualities — intellectual and prac What makes us different? Entry requirements Academic requirements A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. INTO University of Stirling offers a Graduate Diploma... [-]

Master's in Digital Publishing

Bau Design College of Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Publishing. 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. PRESENTATION 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. The creative designer must have a dynamic and open attitude towards new technologies. This postgraduate course provides an opportunity to publishing, professional, designer to go along with the big publishing houses by new digital technologies. SYLLABUS This postgraduate course is organised in 10 modules and is completed upon handing in the Final Project. Module I - Publishing Module II - Creation of interactive digital magazines. DPS Module III - Core project of digital magazine creation Module IV - Typography applied to digital publishing design Module V - Criticism and analysis of the briefing for Digital Publishing Module VI - Information architecture and graphic synthesis in digital publications Module VII - Usability in digital... [-]