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Global Literary Industries Management (MA)

University of Southampton

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Develop your critical skills on this Global Literary Industries Management MA at the University of Southampton. You’ll study Shakespeare, Austen and creative writing, and benefit from practical sessions and placement opportunities. Your learning will include exclusive access to curators, theatre directors, novelists and heritage venues. This master’s course will prepare you for a career in the literary or cultural industries.

This UK master’s course will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills for a career in literature and culture, in areas such as:

  • journalism
  • publishing
  • archiving
  • broadcasting
  • arts writing
  • heritage management

You’ll learn from academics with professional experience in these fields, and explore the latest literary and cultural developments. Areas you’ll explore include:

  • new media
  • online and interactive publishing
  • gaming and narrative
  • adaptations and translation
  • literary tourism
  • heritage management

We combine practical and critical approaches on this course, meaning you’ll have the skills to work in these industries as well as the knowledge to understand their cultural significance.

You’ll be able to fit the course to your interests or career plans through your choice of optional modules, which cover everything from script-writing to literature and law.

You’ll spend a signficant part of the course working on a major independent research project, allowing you to create your own professional portfolio.

Careers

You’ll be qualified for a variety of careers in literature and culture with this degree, such as:

  • journalism
  • publishing
  • creative writing
  • editing
  • archiving
  • broadcasting
  • heritage management

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 19,850per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 123 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    148 68%

    29th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    26th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    13th

    10

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