MSc Publishing – Industry Accredited Postgraduate Degree

Postgraduate Publishing studies at Edinburgh Napier University. INDUSTRY APPROVED Publishing courses. (Classes are online and on campus. Visit for up-to-date information.)

Course Structure

Trimester 1
  • Publishing in Practice: From Concept to Creation
  • Publishing in Context
  • Creative Toolkit

These 3 modules will introduce you to current practices in the publishing industry. They provide a comprehensive overview of key aspects of the publishing process. Successful completion of these modules will make you eligible for a Postgraduate Certificate.

Trimester 2
  • Publishing in Practice: From Creation to Consumer
  • Publishing Placement & Professional Development
  • Plus ONE module from the Option Pool, which allows you to specialise in your chosen area.
    At present, you can choose from:
    – Magazine Publishing
    – The Fiction Market
    – Interactive Media
    – New Venture Creation

These modules introduce you to business development and management, marketing theory and techniques, rights and product exploitation, and experience of the publishing workplace.

Trimester 3
  • You will work on your dissertation, an indepth, industry-based research project. On successful completion of this you will be awarded a Masters degree.

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

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