AHRC MA Studentship in Publishing

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The Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, is pleased to announce Arts and Humanities Research Council funding a MA Studentship in Publishing.

Towards the furthering of our research strengths we have been awarded AHRC funding for studentships for study in departments on our Cambridge Campus.

The MA Publishing studentship will enable one student to take our highly successful course, designed to prepare candidates for their first job in the publishing industry (with a 100% success rate in sending graduates into full-time paid employment within six months of completing the course). The course trains students in all areas of the trade, from editorial to sales and marketing, and is very industry-focused, with masterclasses led by industry professionals. Students are also able to take optional key skills short courses alongside their core modules, as well as undertake internships at top publishing houses such as Bloomsbury, HarperCollins and Cambridge University Press. 

Further details of the course are available at: www.anglia.ac.uk/mapublishing

To apply for this studentship please check AHRC eligibility criteria  (www.anglia.ac.uk)  please click the APPLY button below, and send a CV and covering letter to Dr Leah Tether: leah.tether@anglia.ac.uk, which should contain an explanation of a) your interest in the publishing industry and b) why you would like to take an MA in Publishing specifically at Anglia Ruskin University. Applicants should also be in receipt of an offer of a place for the MA Publishing at Anglia Ruskin University before applying for the studentship. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.

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Studentships cover academic fees at the UK Research Council rate and a maintenance grant. Please see www.ahrc.ac.uk for further details.

This studentship is available from September 2013.

Closing date: 20 May 2013

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