Publishing

Our intensive, industry-focused publishing programme is the ‘standard bearer for publishing education in the UK’ and will open doors for you

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Key Facts

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Degree

MSc (Hons) Publishing

Degree Duration

15 months :

3 months pathway (1 term) + 1 year degree

18 months :

6 months pathway (2 terms) + 1 year degree

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Pathways Available

Pre-Master's

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Start Dates

June

Degree Overview

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.

Click here to visit the university website for more detailed course and module information

 

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Important

You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, stationary and additional resources.

How you’ll be taught during your degree

This is a one-year (full-time) course, starting in September and split into three trimesters. Teaching methods combine lectures with specialist workshops in our newsrooms and independent study.

You will be taught to use software such as Burli (audio), Avid (video) to edit and broadcast and have access to Radio ENRG and our TV studio.

Degree Assessments

You will be continuously assessed and given feedback on ‘live’ newsdays, producing an online news website along with TV and radio bulletins.

You will complete the programme by producing a Major Project, an in-depth piece of sports journalism, either video or audio, text or online.

Why Study this Degree

top 3 UK university for Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations. (The Guardian University Guide 2023)

Home to the longest established Journalism programme in Scotland.

Your Pathways

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

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International Student Fees

You can find the applicable international student course fee for your chosen pathway study route listed below.

Study Route Tuition Fees 2024-2025
International stage One (IS1) £14,595 – £16,595
International Stage Two (IS2) £15,195 – £15,595
Pre-Masters (International Incorporated Masters – IIM) £8,995 – £12,095
Please note: There is an additional £210 administration fee payable to Oxford International. Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for your degree course continued at Edinburgh Napier University.

Scholarships

Progression scholarships available for students moving into a degree from all our pathway routes*.
These are available for students from all countries and are automatic on application. ENU progression scholarships, applied to each year of study:

Undergraduate 2024-25
Biosciences……………………£3,000 per year
Business …………………….. £3,000 per year
Digital Media ……………… £3,000 per year
Engineering ……………….. £3,000 per year
Computing ………………….£3,000 per year
Mass Communications…£3,000 per year

* except BA (Hons) Business Management

Progression scholarships available for students moving into a degree from all our pathway routes*.
These are available for students from all countries and are automatic on application. ENU progression scholarships, applied to each year of study:

Postgraduate 2024-25
Arts & Creative Industries….. £3,0000 per year
Business ………………….. £3,000 per year
Computing ………………. £3,000 per year
Healthcare ………………. £3,000 per year

* except MSc International Business Management

Up to £4,000 off tuition of your pathway programme.

Please note you’ll have to apply for a pathway scholarship and only a selection of students will be awarded.  For more information on the scholarships we offer to international students please contact us.

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Applying is easy. Complete the online application form and follow the instructions. If you have any queries please contact us.

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