MA Publishing

Why choose this course?

This innovative MA offers you the chance to gain a foothold in the dynamic and competitive publishing industry. You’ll develop key skills, knowledge and experience to give you the edge in a range of rewarding careers.

  • Gain experience in real-world publishing settings – current MA students are working on a book project with the 2017 Man Booker Prize winning author, George Saunders.
  • Cover every stage of publishing including editorial, production, sales and marketing – from initial ideas to book launches.
  • Our students have gone on to careers with companies including Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Taylor & Francis, and some have also set up their own publishing companies.
  • Be inspired by industry professionals and published academics – guest lecturers visit from a range of publishing companies and literary agencies including Bloomsbury, Penguin Random House and Little Island Press.
  • Engage in research-based scholarship to focus on themes which particularly interest you.
  • Benefit from a challenging cross-disciplinary learning experience.

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