Oxford Brookes University
Book History and Publishing Culture
This course is aimed at anyone interested in the history of the book and the publishing industry, from the introduction of the paperback to the advent of the ebook. The course draws on theories of print culture and book history to identify the ideological challenges to the culture of publishing and the ways in which contemporary practice has been shaped by social, economic and technological developments.
Good Honours degree or equivalent, in any subject, and be able to supply 2 references (for example, one academic reference, and one from an employer).Exceptionally, if you have qualifications or experience (or both) which demonstrate knowledge and capabilities at the required level. Applicants may be admitted without the standard qualifications. English language requirements: British Council IELTS: level 7.0 or above.
compulsory modules: book history, the history and culture of publishing, the dissertation. Elective modules: editorial management, e-publishing, journals publishing, publishing and language issues, rights management; independent study in publishing, romanticisms, 20th-century texts, modern and contemporary poetry, Victorian texts, modern and contemporary fiction, race, empire and colonisation, Britain and Europe 1950 - 1990.
Assessment for the programme is by written course work. The assignments include researched essays, project work and the opportunity to contribute to an online journal.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 5,310 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 12,340 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,310 per Whole course (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,340 per Whole course (overseas fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 2,710 per Academic year (home fees)||18 months|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,710 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Headington Campus||Oxford||OX3 0BP||South East|
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