Solent Press

Why choose Solent Press?

Solent Press is an arm of Solent Creatives which is focused specifically on the publishing industry. This unit began running for the academic year 2014-2015, and is focused on content writing and layout generation for professional publications and the online platform.

What does this unit include?

The publishing industry is changing rapidly, with traditional print media and methods adapting to reflect the demands of the consumer, and in-house teams becoming a thing of the past. With these developments in mind, the Solent Press option focuses on providing hands-on professional content creation and layout development experience to students studying writing and journalism based courses to best prepare you for the future landscape of publishing.

Choosing this unit will provide you with opportunities to write content for both print and online publications for a range of our partners across the country.


Unit Breakdown

Course Code (click to download Unit Descriptor) Level Semester Credits
CJO569 5 1 20
CJO672 6 1 20

Top three reasons why to choose this unit:

– Work on real publications and websites for industry clients
– Gain valuable skills in layout, professional writing and meeting deadlines
– Build your professional portfolio and set yourself apart from other writing graduates

What do other students say?

“Solent Press is a hands on unit that allows you to expand as a journalist. With various opportunities and publications to write for there is always something for you to do. The teachers support, contacts and enthusiasm is what makes this unit. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to work in journalism as it helps you build your portfolio, confidence and connections in the industry.”
Lily Anderson, Magazine Journalism and Feature Writing