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MResPublishing Studies

University of Stirling
United Kingdom, Stirling
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Overview

The Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication at the University of Stirling is a world-leading centre for postgraduate publishing studies, offering expertise in contemporary and historical publishing in the UK and beyond.

The MRes Publishing Studies is a research preparation Master’s course that offers students the opportunity for tailor-made Master’s study in the field of publishing studies. It also offers the opportunity to prepare for a PhD through concentrated research with a specialism in publishing.

The course helps you to develop an analytical and research-driven approach towards publishing. It also offers maximum flexibility so that you can tailor the course to fit your research interests and professional practice. Graduates from the MRes course often go on to further study, such as a pursuing a PhD through concentrated research with a specialism in publishing. That being said, the course also allows you to examine in-depth issues affecting your current practice.

Career opportunities

This research-focused Masters course can be used to advance existing publishing careers, or for students to pursue further study at PhD-level. We have over 40 years’ worth of graduates now working in the publishing and related industries across the world. Entry level jobs our students have gone into in recent years include:

Publicity Assistant, Canongate
Publicity Assistant, Faber & Faber
Marketing Assistant, Taylor & Francis
Events & Marketing Assistant, The Bookseller
Sales & Marketing Assistant, McGraw Hill
Production Assistant, Oxford University Press
Editorial Assistant, Oxford University Press
Production Editor, Cicerone Press
Publishing Assistant, Cengage Learning
Web editor, Digital Publishing Department, China Social Sciences Press
Foreign Rights Specialist, Suncolor Publishing Group
Web Editor, BooksfromScotland.com
Some of our alumni who have worked in the publishing industry have gone onto the following job roles:

Group Sales Director and President (Asia Region), Taylor & Francis
Chief Executive, Publishing Scotland
Managing Editor, Little Island Books
Higher Education Texts and eBook Sales Manager, Taylor and Francis (Asia Pacific)
Director, World Book Day
Production Editor, Taylor & Francis
Founder and Publisher, Tapsalteerie and Lumphanan Press

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States