Publishing courses in higher and further education

Pre-entry training

Anglia Ruskin University

  • MA Publishing (full or part-time)

Further details: www.anglia.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/publishing

Bath Spa University

  • BA (Hons) Publishing (Combined Award) in Publishing

Combine publishing with, for example, creative writing, history, English literature, journalism, criminology, creative computing, media communications

Further details: www.bathspa.ac.uk/courses-ug-publishing

City University, London

  • MA Publishing (full or part time)
  • MA International Publishing (full time)
  • MA Creative Writing and Publishing (full or part time)

Further details: www.city.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/publishing-studies

Edinburgh Napier University

  • MSc Publishing (full or part time)

Further details: www.napier.ac.uk/courses/msc-publishing-postgraduate-parttime or www.napier.ac.uk/courses/msc-publishing-postgraduate-fulltime

Falmouth University

  • BA (Hons) Publishing & Communications (full time)

Further details: www.falmouth.ac.uk/publishing-communications

Kingston University: Department of Journalism and Publishing

  • MA Publishing (full or part time)

Further details: www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate-course/publishing-ma

London College of Communication: University of the Arts London (formerly London College of Printing)

  • MA Publishing (full time)

Further details: www.arts.ac.uk/subjects/journalism-pr-media-and-publishing/postgraduate/ma-publishing-lcc#summary

Oxford Brookes University

  • BA (Hons) Media, Journalism and Publishing (single or combined honours; full or part time)
  • MA/PGDip/PGCert Publishing Studies (full or part time)
  • MA/PGDip Digital Publishing (full or part time)
  • MA/PGDip/PGCert Publishing Media (full or part time)

Further details: www.brookes.ac.uk/school-of-arts/publishing

University College London

  • MA Publishing (full or part time)

Further details: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught-degrees/publishing-ma

University of Central Lancashire

  • BA (Hons) Publishing (full time)

Further details: www.uclan.ac.uk/courses/ba-hons-publishing.php

University of Derby

  • BA (Hons) Publishing (joint honours; full or part time)
  • BA (Hons) Writing and Publishing (full or part time)
  • BA (Hons) Writing and Publishing with Foundation Year (full or part time)

Further details: www.derby.ac.uk/undergraduate/english-creative-writing-publishing-courses

University of Lincoln

  • MA Creative Writing and Publishing (full time)

Further details: www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/CRWPUBMA

University of Plymouth

  • BA (Hons) Publishing (full or part time)
  • BA (Hons) English with Publishing
  • MA Publishing (full or part time)

Further details: (BA) www.plymouth.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/ba-publishing; (English w Publishing) www.plymouth.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/ba-english-with-publishing; (MA) www.plymouth.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/ma-publishing-3 or www.plymouth.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/ma-publishing-4

University of Roehampton

  • MA Publishing (full time)

Further details: www.roehampton.ac.uk/postgraduate-courses/publishing

University of Stirling

  • MLitt in Publishing (full or part time)
  • MRes in Publishing Studies (full or part time)

Further details: (MRes) www.stir.ac.uk/courses/pg-taught/literature-and-languages/publishing-studies-mres; (MLitt) www.stir.ac.uk/courses/pg-taught/literature-and-languages/publishing-studies-mlitt

Summary of universities/colleges offering degree courses

Degree courses

  • Bath Spa University
  • Falmouth University
  • London College of Communication
  • Loughborough University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Derby
  • University of Plymouth

Postgraduate courses

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • City University
  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Kingston University
  • London College of Communication
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Plymouth University
  • University College London
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of Stirling

Post-entry training

Society for Editors and Proofreaders

Publishing Training Centre

  • Classroom-based, distance learning and online courses.

Further details: www.publishingtrainingcentre.co.uk

Editors Canada (Editors Association of Canada)

  • Professional certification
  • Webinars
  • Webina recordings

Further details: www.editors.ca/train-editors-association-canada-editing-experts

Ryerson University (Chang School of Continuing Education), Toronto, Canada

  • Individual short courses in Publishing
  • Certificate in Publishing

Further details: www.ryerson.ca/ce/publishing

Simon Fraser University Continuing Studies, Vancouver, Canada

  • Editing Certificate (10 core courses and a minimum of 20 hours worth of electives; part-time)

Further details: www.sfu.ca/continuing-studies/programs/editing-certificate