About the courseMake contact with professional publishers through our industry links Get up-to-the-minute information on key issues and emerging technologies Compete for our prestigious Stationers Foundation bursary Join an industry that had a record-breaking year in 2017, with income up 5% to £5.7bnOur MA Publishing degree will take you on a journey through the modern publishing industry, giving you vital skills and knowledge not only for a career in publishing, but in many other related fields as well.You will investigate how publishing products and services are commissioned and brought to completion, including the modern production processes and business strategies used to succeed in the competitive media environment. You will also consider the legal environment in which publishing operates, focussing on the management, sale and licensing of rights in publishing as well as looking at wider issues connected to digital publishing, such as contracts and rights negotiations.We have links with local, national and even overseas organisations such as Cambridge - Anglia Ruskin Univeristy University Press, Bloomsbury, Hachette, Hart McLeod, and Shakespeare and Company in Paris. These connections will provide you with many opportunities to make contacts for your career, including work placements, field trips and guest lectures from speakers who have worked on top projects such as Harry Potter and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. We also run a professional mentoring scheme, giving you the chance to find a mentor in the industry relevant to your own interests.As one of our MA Publishing students, you can also attend our publishing and marketing short courses free of charge, and apply for our annual bursary, sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Stationers.This Masters course was developed in close consultation with Cambridge - Anglia Ruskin Univeristy University Press and other local publishers including ProQuest and Lutterworths, so you can be sure it meets the professional n
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AboutAnglia Ruskin University (ARU) is in East Anglia, United Kingdom. Its origins are in the Cambridge School of Art, founded by William John Beamont in 1858. It became a university in 1992 and was renamed after John Ruskin in 2005. It is one of the “post-1992 universities”. Anglia Ruskin has 39,400 students worldwide with campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and London. It shares further campuses with the College of West Anglia in Kings Lynn, Wisbech and Cambridge and has partnerships with universities around the world including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
There are four faculties of study at the university: Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care and Faculty of Science & Engineering. The universitys Lord Ashcroft International Business School (LAIBS) in Cambridge and Chelmsford is one of the largest business schools in the East of England. In 2019, the School of Medicine was formally opened at its Chelmsford campus by Prince Edward, Duke of Kent. It was awarded Entrepreneurial University of the Year in the 2014 Times Higher Education Awards. It won the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2016.
Placing within the top 350 institutions in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019), the multicultural Anglia Ruskin University is home to students from more than 185 countries.
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Our friendly, bustling campus is a stone’s throw from the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city. Cambridge has been renowned as a centre of learning since the 13th century. It is a beautiful city with outstanding architecture, a picturesque riverside setting, bags of history and culture, and a buzzing social scene.