Taught course

Global Literary Industries Management

University of Southampton · School of Humanities

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Entry requirements

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Months of entry


Course content

Explore the most significant and innovative developments in the literary industries, from interactive publishing and gaming narrative to adaptations and literary tourism. You will work with academics with experience in publishing, journalism, editing, curating, archiving and documentary-making, heritage and arts management. And with access to world-class curators, theatre directors, novelists and heritage venues, you'll develop your critical skills in a dynamic cultural setting.

You will develop your knowledge and understanding through lectures and tutor-led seminars, the preparation of presentations and student-led seminars, one-to-one tutorials with your supervisor for your management project, study visits, independent study and research.

See our website for a full list of compulsary and optional modules: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/english/postgraduate/taught_courses/ma-global-literary-industries-management.page#modules

Information for international students

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see the funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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