Plymouth University

65 th
Young University Rankings 2017
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom


Discover the breadth of publishing, from authors to apps, from children’s picture books to e-books to magazines, whilst developing research and study skills. Structured to introduce the business and practice of publishing including editing, proofreading, design, production, sales and digital marketing. An industry focused degree with a view to employment in the creative world of publishing. This is the only undergraduate BA (Hons) Publishing course in the region. The course works with the Publishers Association and major publishing employers to ensure the relevance of study, ensuring a smooth path between education and graduate employment. Students work on live projects with the in-house University of Plymouth Press. * Explore the international context of publishing through the work of writers, graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and artists. * Benefit from lectures, seminars, workshops and presentations, with a wealth of guest speakers from all aspects of the industry. * Gain the experience that employers are looking for by attending practical workshops, completing case studies and attending a work placement in a publishing company in the final year. * Build practical skills with a course that includes hands-on learning, delivered by staff who are active in the subjects they teach, culminating in a major publishing project in the final year. * Supplement your academic studies with field trips that will give you access to unique insights into the industry. * Undertake projects with the University of Plymouth Press. * Progress to an established MA Publishing degree.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • 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