Core Module Information
Module title: Publishing Placement and Professional Development

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CLP11103
Module leader: Avril Gray
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Media and Humanities

Publishing in Context

Description of module content:

Many companies expect students to have experience of working within the publishing industry before applying for their first position. The aim of this module therefore, is to enable students to consolidate and apply the academic study which they have undertaken in the first trimester of this programme and provide the opportunity to experience the commercial realities of industry. The module also aims to introduce and prepare students to experience some of those elements in professional life and employment which cannot be taught in an academic environment.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Critically appraise current publishing employment marketplace, and demonstrate interpersonal and professional communication skills.
LO2.Analyse some of the management issues within the sector.
LO3.Critically reflect on the common and collaborative activities associated with employment in publishing.
LO4.Hypothesise on the internal and external factors within the organisation that may effect its development, growth and decision-making capabilities.
LO5. Develop critical evaluation skills in relation to your own work and make recommendations in relation to progression and development of your work.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Avril Gray
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 70
Face To Face Tutorial 6
Independent Learning Guided independent study 124
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 40 1-5 8-10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2000
Portfolio 60 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
CLP11103 Publishing Placement and Professional Development