Information Studies


Online short courses in Publishing

Transferable Skills for Publishing – January 29th-30th

A two-day workshop covering the essential transferable skills everyone needs in book publishing. Designed to build confidence at interview, with interview tasks and in a first job, work experience or internship. The course covers pitching and presenting books, numeracy and negotiation for publishers and an introduction to metadata.

Aimed at candidates from all backgrounds, with no prior experience, this course will provide a head start in understanding publishing and the skill-sets which lead to success.

Fees - £195

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An Introduction to Editorial – February 5th

 A one-day course exploring the vital role of the editor in book publishing and introducing the basic skills required. Aimed at candidates from all backgrounds, this course is suitable for anyone looking to get their first job or wanting to move into editorial from another field. 

Fees- £120

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An introduction to Book Marketing –  March 12th

A one-day, online course that looks at how books are publicised, marketed and sold. You’ll be given a good introduction to the core skills required to build a successful career in these areas. In a stimulating mix of theory and practical exercises.

Fees - £120

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On completion of the courses, delegates receive a Certificate of Attendance from UCL. There is more information on the website www.getintobookpublishing.co.uk

UCL students get a 20% discount (code UCLDIS) and there are sponsored places available. The sponsors are keen to support applicants who cannot afford the fees and are from outside the South East, were eligible for free school means and/or were the first in their family to attend university and/or have a disability. If you would like to  apply for a sponsored place please send a CV and covering letter stating the course you are interested in, how it will help you and how you meet the selection criteria, to info@getintobookpublishing.co.uk no later than two weeks prior to the course start date.

An instalment scheme is also available - Please contact info@getintobookpublishing.co.uk if you would like to spread the cost over 3 months.