Master's Degree in Publishing
IntroductionPublishing is a complex professional field combining many specialities. Taking into account that the industry is undergoing hardships, it is of utmost importance to provide as much talent, training and new ideas as possible. In this context, the Master in Publishing has a fully realistic focus aimed at helping graduates transition into professional life.
ObjectivesThis master's programme aims to provide further in-depth training to students who are already able and highly-trained, to help them find employment in one of the many professional areas within publishing.
To achieve this, the expertise of the UAB departments involved in the programme is combined with that of prestigious professionals who teach both the theoretical and the practical classes, making use of the cutting-edge technologies in this sector.
Particular attention is paid to the technological phenomena currently impacting Spain, such as the use of digital media to produce and distribute books.
This master's degree stands out from the other educational options currently available by delving deeply into the art of publishing, emphasising the commercial opportunities it provides, and working practically with the most cutting-edge technologies in this sector.
Students work effectively on reading and evaluating manuscripts, correcting style and orthotypography, editing, pre-press, design and layouting, and on producing texts for sleeves and back covers, press releases and, in general, all kinds of specialist texts used in publishing.
Graduates of language studies, the humanities, history, philosophy, etc. Graduates in communication studies or similar areas.
Graduates from other fields with a great interest in the world of publishing.
- Publishing of books and periodic publications.
- Specialist in editorial design and typesetting.
- Technician in the digital production of books.
- Editor-in chief for different publications, printed press and digital media.
- 'Freelance' activities belonging to the sector: reader, proofreader, 'art large' editor, digital editor, etc.
- Bookseller with specialised training.
- Literary agent.
- Creation and maintenance of web pages.
Juan José Maldonado López
UAB-specific Master's Degree
Location: Casa de la Convalescència (Barcelona), Facultat Ciències de la Comunicació (Campus UAB), Aules AT/Group BCN
Dates: from 01/09/2018 to 30/09/2019
Departamento de Filología Española
Departamento de Comunicación Audiovisual y Publicidad
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