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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

Students living in United States
(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

    15th

  • Campus address

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

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 122 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    143 68%

    31st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    51st

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    50th

    37

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