Plymouth University

401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
86 th
Young University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

English with Publishing

Combine your love of English literature with hands-on experience of the publishing industry. Explore six centuries of literature, from Shakespearean drama to the graphic novel, and choose from a variety of specialist options. Apply this knowledge to your publishing studies, where you will undertake work experience and train in design, editing, and marketing skills for print and digital publications, taking your own publishing project from the initial concept to the final product. You will get access to some of the best letterpress facilities and workshops in the UK, and enrich your studies with field trips. You will the opportunity to choose a sandwich degree with a placement year in the publishing industry, and boost your career prospects by working with Plymouth University Press and the Plymouth International Book Festival, gaining valuable experience in publishing, arts management, marketing and the book trade. * We have excellent survey results – in 2016, 96 per cent of students agreed staff were good at explaining things; 91 per cent agreed staff made the subject interesting; 86 per cent agreed they got sufficient advice and support and 91 per cent were satisfied overall. 85 per cent were in work/study six months after finishing the course (source: 2016 NSS and 2016 DLHE survey results available on Unistats*). * Choose from a wide variety of specialist modules, including period and cultural studies and creative writing. * Get access to some of the best letterpress facilities and workshops in the UK. * Receive free set texts for all core modules throughout the three years. * Enrich your studies with field trips including trips to Plymouth Theatre Royal, Paris (Modernism module), Saltram House (18th century module), the Jane Austen Centre, Bath (Austen module), the Imperial War Museum (War Writing), RSC at Stratford (Shakespeare module); a visit to the London Book Fair, the key annual event for publishers. * Boost your career prospects by working with Plymouth University Press and the Plymouth International Book Festival, gaining valuable experience in publishing, arts management, marketing and the book trade. * Choose a sandwich degree with a placement year in the publishing industry. * Make use of our open-door policy and talk to your lecturers in a friendly and supportive learning environment. * Learn from internationally recognised research-active staff, including published creative writers.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250