Expand your knowledge of the process of publishing, from beginning to end. Develop your creative skills and practical industry knowledge.
Studying publishing can lead to career paths in the publishing industry, as well as areas including copywriting and editing, literary review editing, marketing and communication, and project management.
Enter into the world of publishing, with a focus on the independent sector and small presses. Knowledge, context and skills will be put into practice by working on live projects, taking publications through the entire process from conception to distribution. Prepare for your career by working with industry professionals.
Publishing and Contemporary Literature MA
Engage with the varied areas of publishing. Extend your knowledge and understanding of contemporary literature. Deepen your skills by meeting with industry professionals. Get involved with literary festivals to further develop your skills and to engage with an external literary partner.
Publishing and Creative Writing MA
Focus on the links between critical thinking, publication, contemporary literature and creative writing. We will embolden you to be creative and write with the contemporary publishing sector in mind. You will have the opportunity to submit work to the York Literary Review and to our annual Beyond the Walls anthology.