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PublishingLondon College of Communication
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Location: London College of Communication
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/10/01
Duration: 15 months
Intl fees: £22920
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University of the Arts London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Gain the creative and professional tools you'll need for a career in the dynamic publishing sector. Master how content is commissioned, designed, produced, marketed and delivered across different media including books, magazines, tablets, e-readers and social media environments. This course is taught at London College of Communication, at Elephant and Castle, part of University of the Arts London (UAL). Why choose this course at London College of Communication• Using our excellent facilities you can commission and create physical and digital published products, books and magazines: this hands-on practical experience is fantastic for building confidence in technical literacy, decision-making and project management. • You'll be able to connect the academic and creative commercial environments as you participate in live industry projects, events, prototype testing and research, and extend your exposure to and experience working with industry. • Embedded throughout the course are the concepts of creativity and enterprise: as you build an holistic understanding of the industry, there is emphasis on anticipating audiences and developing creative publishing projects while understanding the commercial application of them. A strong experimental ethos around print and digital means you can take new ideas forward into the industry. • Flexible choices for your assignments and projects to allow you to direct your postgraduate experience as you want -; allowing you to develop your own unique skills set and ensuring flexibility to fit alongside your evolving professional and creative careers. • London College of Communication provides a unique creative environment to experiment and connect with other creative people such as animators, interactive designers or illustrators to bring new insights and imaginative processes to publishing. This is a developing aspect of the publishing industry and links you into wider creative industries. What to expect Practical projects and events, collaborations with other creative people, engagement with industry networks and participation in professional activities are all central to the course as you develop unique and flexible skills set for your future careers. Throughout the course, there is a variety of teaching and learning environments including lectures, group work on practical publishing projects, simulations, hackdays, seminars and individual research projects. You will be involved in a co-creation project working on our annual Publishing Innovation Conference which is an ideal opportunity to network. About London College of Communication London College of Communication is for the curious, the brave and the committed: those who want to transform themselves and the world around them. Through a diverse, world-leading community of teaching, research and partnerships with industry, we enable our students to succeed as future-facing creatives in the always-evolving design, media and screen industries. The London College of Communication experience is all about learning by doing. Our students get their hands dirty and develop their skills through the exploration of our facilities and technical spaces. Students work on live briefs and commissions, with everything from independent start-ups and charities in Southwark, through to major global companies, including Penguin, the National Trust and Royal Mail, to name a few.
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An Honours degree or equivalent professional qualifications with a minimum of 3 years relevant professional experience. Applicants will need to submit a personal statement describing why they want to study the course. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate: critical knowledge of and enthusiasm for publishing; a well-articulated rationale for applying for the course. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.
IELTS: 6.5 (at least 5.5 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of the Arts, London.
About this university
Students travel from over one hundred different countries to study at the colleges within the university due to the internationally recognised courses on offer. For those to whom English isnâ€™t a first language, there is free English language support and courses on offer for the duration of their study through the Language Centre. There is also help on hand for matters such as immigration and visas and the university has an airport pick up service in place so that there is someone on hand from the very beginning of their student life. There is also a student advice service for day-to-day matters such as finances and getting work while studying. All students are automatically a member of the Students Union who are on hand to help with extracurricular activities as well as support and advice across a range of subjects. The union organise the various clubs and societies on offer to occupy time between studies including arts groups, sports clubs and also helping others through volunteering and charity groups. So whatever a studentâ€™s interest there is something for them and if not, they can look to begin their own club as well. The union also operates the Students Union Advice Service offering free and impartial advice on various topics, all of which is completely confidential. The union also operates a shop supplying students with a range of useful items as well as branded products to help raise money for the charity.