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Publishing MA

Mode Duration Start date
Full time 1 year
  • September 2014
Part time 2 years
  • September 2014

Choose Kingston's Publishing MA

"Kingston's Publishing MA allowed me to turn my love of books into a career. By providing an understanding of the business behind the books – and introducing me to my first employer – Kingston gave me a great start in a fantastic industry." – Andrew Turner, Media Communication Executive at Quercus Publishing, 2012 Chair of the Society of Young Publishers and Publishing MA graduate

Choose Kingston's Publishing MA and you will benefit from:

  • experienced lecturers, masterclass speakers and industry supervisors, who share insider knowledge about working in today's publishing industry;
  • live publishing projects that develop your skills through hands-on publishing experience;
  • outstanding support and advice to help you build industry contacts, hone your CV and gain valuable work experience;
  • unrivalled publishing archives that open up rich opportunities for original research;
  • diverse and international fellow students, who you can learn from and collaborate with; and
  • a lively location close to the home of the global publishing industry.

Watch course leader, associate professor Alison Baverstock, talk about the Publishing MA:

Watch former Kingston student Lisa Winn talk about her experiences on the Publishing MA:


Blog posts, business and marketing plans, case studies, critical reflections, essays, portfolios, group and individual presentations.

You will have the opportunity to study a foreign language, free of charge, during your time at the University as part of the Kingston Language Scheme. Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

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