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City, University of London: Publishing

Institution City, University of London View institution profile
Department Department of Media, Cultural and Creative Industries
Telephone 020 7040 0249
Study type Taught


Learn about the exciting and fast-moving publishing industry with the Publishing MA from City. From research-led assignments to digital content development, we will give you an extensive range of modern skills and knowledge required to succeed in this fascinating and constantly changing global industry. London is the global heart of the publishing industry, and this MA makes the most of its London location to bring you a commercially and professionally applied programme.

You will learn directly from past and present industry professionals how publishing is continuing to evolve alongside the digital revolution.

Our programme gives you an applied understanding of how physical and digital texts are conceived, developed and marketed.

This MA looks at the different sectors of the publishing industry, including commercial fiction and non-fiction publishing, children’s publishing, education and academic publishing.

Your learning will be directly influenced by your own publishing interests, allowing you to write assignments focused on a topic and sector of the industry of your choice.

The MA looks at the big challenges facing the industry, from diversity to sustainability, and, crucially, helps students to build their creativity and innovation skills, to better equip them for the world of work.

Together with research-led and industry-led analytical assignments, you will develop key publishing skills in print and digital publishing that are core to most entry-level jobs in publishing.


City, University of London


City, University of London is a leading UK University, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to over 20,000 students, 45% of which are studying at postgraduate level and has over 150,000 alumni from over 170 countries. City is the University of business, practice and the professions. 

City is divided into six different academic Schools::

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