You'll usually start by doing a degree in English, journalism or media studies.
You can do a postgraduate qualification in publishing or journalism if your first degree is not related to the industry.
You're likely to need a degree or postgraduate qualification and a high level of specialist subject knowledge, if you want to work for a specialist publication like a medical or scientific journal.
You'll usually need:
- 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above and 2 A levels for a degree
- a degree in any subject for a postgraduate course