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The MA in Book History and Publishing Culture is taught by specialists in the field and is closely linked to the renowned MA in Publishing. The core programme focuses on the theory and practice of authorship, textual production, dissemination and reception in the period 1870 to the present day. In addition, students will have the opportunity to take elective MA modules in Publishing, English and History, enabling the study of the interrelations between these disciplines. The programme is based in the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, which is the oldest and one of the most innovative centres offering degree courses in publishing in Europe. Its worldwide reputation attracts a large number of international students. Oxford is an ideal location for students of book history as it is a major historical centre for publishing. Students on the course have access to the Bodleian Library and local publishers' archives, including the Oxford University Press archive, for research. The Library at Oxford Brookes has an extensive collection of texts and journals about publishing, as well as a special collection on Publishing in Africa. It also houses the Booker Archive and the Andre Deutsch Archive. Course content The MA consists of 180 credits. 60 credits are derived from the compulsory modules, 60 credits from elective modules and 60 credits from the dissertation. Modules may change from time to time an indicative list is shown below. Compulsory modules Book History: Theories and Approaches (40 credits). Theoretical debates in the study of book history and introduction to research, including archival and primary research. Approaches to print and publishing culture with reference to a range of case studies in 20th-century publishing history. The History and Culture of Publishing (20 credits). Exploration of print history narratives propaganda and censorship publishing and the marketplace colonialism, postcolonialism and publishing feminist publishing media concentration and globalisation in publishing literary prize culture and the digital text. Dissertation (60 credits). Agreed with your supervisor, this can cover any aspect of book history or publishing culture. We offer a range of courses to help you meet the academic and English language entry requirements for this course and also familiarise you with university life. You may also be able to apply for one student visa to cover both courses. Take our Pre-Master's course to help you to meet both the English language and academic entry requirements for your master's course Take our University English course to help you to meet the English language requirements of your master's course For more information about these courses please visit http:www.brookes.ac.ukinternationalpathway
The MA in Book History and Publishing Culture is taught by specialists in the field and is closely linked to the renowned MA in Publishing. The core programme focuses on the theory and practice of authorship, textual production, dissemination and reception in the period 1870 to the present day. In addition, students will have the opportunity to take elective MA modules in Publishing, English and History, enabling the study of the interrelations between these disciplines. The programme is b...