Publishing at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS

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Course summary

We provide the specialist training and experience you need to succeed in the fast-paced, vibrant world of publishing. Our focus is vocational and will provide you with industry-specific and research skills demanded by employers, invaluable contacts that will open doors, and a placement that will provide you with crucial experience. MSc Publishing works closely with the Professional Publishers Association (PPA), and was recently awarded the prestigious Creative Skillset Tick. Edinburgh Napier is the only University to have doubly-accredited postgraduate publishing provision. Due to the competitive nature of this programme, we advise you submit your application as early as possible and before 31st July 2022. Please visit our website for course details.


Subjects include: publishing in context; publishing in practice 1; from concept to creation; creative toolkit; publishing placement and professional development; publishing in practice: from creation to consumer; dissertation. One option from: new venture creation; fiction and the fiction market; interactive media; magazine publishing.

Assessment method


Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at a 2:1 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient relevant work experience within the industry. Applicants must also demonstrate, via their personal statement a strong interest in publishing. If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test. The English Language requirements for this programme are an IELTS (Academic) overall band score of 6.5 with no individual component below 6.5.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5IELTS 6.5 overall with no component below 6.5.

Fees and funding

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Publishing at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS