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The European Master in Publishing is an integrated international curriculum for the future publishers of Europe which places Oxford Brookes at the heart of the development of European publishing education. Modules have been developed and adapted to provide skills appropriate to the individual needs of students who are developing a career that requires an awareness and knowledge of publishing in a European context. Normally two years, the course has been developed through joint delivery of course elements by Oxford Brookes and partners in France, Germany and Slovenia. All of the partner universities are leaders in the field of publishing education, with close links to industry in their respective regions. The worldwide reputation of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing attracts a highly motivated group of UK and international students to study at Oxford Brookes. On our master?s degrees in Publishing, you will enjoy excellent teaching and learning in one of the largest departments of publishing education in the world. It is a lively and exciting department, which hosts a range of special events and welcomes many visitors, including speakers from the industry. Our faculty all have considerable experience of the publishing and media industries, and we maintain an extensive network of international contacts, including our alumni, who are working in management positions throughout the world. As a graduate from the European Master, you will benefit from: * Knowledge and experience of publishing in a European context * Period of study at a partner institution in another country * Extended work placement in another European country * Enhanced employment prospects * A network of contacts in European publishing * Ability to operate in different linguistic and cultural contexts. Course content The European Master in Publishing consists of five compulsory modules, elective modules, a European work placement, and a dissertation. The structure of the course is shown below. * Semester 1: Core modules studied at Oxford Brookes * Semester 2: Specialist modules studied at Oxford Brookes or partner in Paris, Leipzig or Ljubljana * Semester 3: International work placement * Semester 4: Dissertation Core modules * Design and Production for Publishing explores the role of the design and production department in the publishing process. It looks closely at current working practices in areas such as design and typography, project management, the evaluation and selection of appropriate media platforms, the buying of raw materials and manufacturing processes, and the use of external resources. * Editorial Management explores the strategic role of the editor within the publishing process and the knowledge and skills required for the development of new projects, whether in print or digital form. * Marketing Management for Publishing provides a systematic examination of the key concepts and disciplines of marketing and their relationship and relevance to the products of publishing. It includes coverage of the marketing mix, consumer behaviour, segmentation, targeting and positioning, and elements of market research. Specialist modules include: * New Product Development * e-Publishing * International Publishing Management * Publishing and Language * Rights Management * History and Culture of Publishing * Journals Publishing * Children's Publishing * Magazine Publishing * Digital Media Publishing All students spend Semesters 3 and 4 at one of the European partner universities. The professional placement takes place in Semester 3 when a language learning module is also offered. Semester 4 is spent working on the dissertation. There are field trips, which include the Frankfurt and London Book Fairs, specialist careers advice, and an annual Working in Publishing day. The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies also runs a regular Publishing Seminar Series. Oxford Brookes' partners in the European Master in Publishing are: Universit? de Paris

The European Master in Publishing is an integrated international curriculum for the future publishers of Europe which places Oxford Brookes at the heart of the development of European publishing education. Modules have been developed and adapted to provide skills appropriate to the individual needs of students who are developing a career that requires an awareness and knowledge of publishing in a...

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