This course combines theoretical and practice'based approaches to teaching and learning so students can prepare for future employment, obtain a strategic, practical and integrated command of publishing within digital and multi'platform publishing and international contexts. The course offers the choice of teaching and learning specialisms: Book multi'platform publishing or magazine multi'platform publishing. It is aimed at people who are aiming to advance their careers to management level within the global publishing industry. The course design and curriculum takes an integrated multiplatform stance. Digital applications are covered throughout a student's time at the college, across units within either chosen learning specialism. The course is led by specialist staff and enables students to take the lead in the management and production of creative content for a range of audiences via different platforms (web, digital, mobile tablets and devices and print).
Modules include: (20 credits) publishing culture in the digital context; content creation and development; content design, production and delivery; collaborative unit; future applications for digital content; publishing research; (60 credits) major project.
Course Additional Entry
An Honours degree or equivalent professional qualifications with a minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience. Applicants will need to submit a personal statement describing why they want to study the course. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate: critical knowledge of and enthusiasm for publishing; a well'articulated rationale for applying for the course. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.
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