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I want to go into a career of editorial publishing. Would a publishing house be more impressed with an English Lit degree from either St. Andrews or Durham, or with an English and Communications joint honours from Exeter?
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Its only school leavers that are obsessed with 'my Uni is better than your Uni' - employers don't care about rankings because they know they are a nonsense. Communications is possibly more useful as a joint subject but there are plenty of people without that working in publishing.

So they wont care *where* you got your degree from - what they will want to see is a 2:1 or First, and importantly, as much relevant work experience/internships as yo can possibly get on you CV.

You might find this useful : https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and...nto-publishing
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i want to go into the same field, and i agree, the more work experience and hands on you can get, the better. it is a really competitive field, and having that edge over others make you stand out. i wouldn't worry too much about the course you take, both sound great!
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i want to go into the same field, and i agree, the more work experience and hands on you can get, the better. it is a really competitive field, and having that edge over others make you stand out. i wouldn't worry too much about the course you take, both sound great!
do you think it’d be worth looking into a masters degree in publishing?
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do you think it’d be worth looking into a masters degree in publishing?
Get your undergrad degree first and then decide what you want to do next..
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do you think it’d be worth looking into a masters degree in publishing?
i mean, it would help in terms of learning about the industry and the uni can help with placements for the year at the bigger publishing houses (the ones i looked at were a one year masters course). but you might not need it if you have enough experience and feel like that's enough. hope this helps! x
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