Publishing MA: Entry requirements
What you need to apply for this course
- A second class degree or above or equivalent and/or demonstrable enthusiasm for publishing.
When to apply
The closing date for applicants from the EU who are seeking grants from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) is 1 March. This is to meet the submission deadline set by the AHRC.
We consider applications on an individual basis, on merit. We look at academic credentials alongside prior experience and evidence of commitment to the course of study.
We invite all applicants to attend an interview day at Kingston University.
Prior learning - AP(E)L
Applicants with prior qualifications and learning may be exempt from appropriate parts of a course in accordance with the University's policy for the assessment of prior learning and prior experiential learning. Contact the faculty office for further information.N
English language requirements
All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirements. For this course it is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with special conditions in all elements. Please make sure you read our full guidance about English language requirements, which includes details of other qualifications we'll consider.
Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements may be eligible to join our pre-sessional English language course.
Applicants from one of the recognised Majority English Speaking Countries (MESCs) do not need to meet these requirements.
Our masterclasses are just one of the ways you get to interact with industry experts, providing opportunities to build valuable professional relationships.
You may apply for Annual Fund or international scholarships worth up to £3,000 off your course fees. Once enrolled, £500 bursaries are available for working on Ripple magazine, the Kingston Publishing Blog or Kingston University Press titles.
You will undertake at least one work placement as part of your Publishing MA. We provide constant support and advice to help you get the most of the experience.