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Distance without attendance
MA - Master of Arts
Publishing (distance learning) is a flexible learning programme. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed for successful entry into publishing, while studying from home.
This course closely follows our established campus-based MA publishing degrees. We have designed it to address publishing employers' needs. But more importantly, so that you can study while in employment in any field.
The publishing industry needs individuals who are able to assess, evaluate and synthesize data. So you will develop skills and knowledge in:
As part of a study group of other students, you will be supported by a tutor. As well as a Subject Coordinator who will give you further academic guidance.
All modules are delivered online using interactive features of the virtual learning environment (VLE), Moodle.
This course is targeted at individuals who either want to start a career in publishing or who are already working and want to enhance their career with an advanced degree.
If you are a recent graduate who wants to enter publishing but are unable to continue with full time study then this programme enables you to develop appropriate knowledge of the industry. If you are already working and want to progress your career or change career, then the topics we cover in this programme provide the basis for this change.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Entrants to the programme should possess the following: a 2:1 honours degree or above or international equivalent in any subject. demonstrable interest in the creative publishing industries, such as work experience or voluntary work in a publishing company or fulfilling a publishing-related function in a non-publishing organisation. two references; these may be, for example, two academic references, or one academic reference and one from an employer. access to the Internet through broadband or fast modem on a daily basis. This programme is delivered through web technology and makes extensive use of digital resources. In order to study effectively on this programme, students should have experience and familiarity with computer technology.
Based in the historic student city of Oxford, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities. It enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence, innovative approaches to learning, and strong links with business and industry. The university welcomes students from more than 140 countries around the world and is proud of its diverse, inclusive community. Oxford Brookes is known for great teaching and equipping students...more