The subject extends to include newspapers, magazines, chapbooks, ephemera, digital text, and all kinds of printed or written media. It also includes the manuscript book in all its forms from the pre-classical, classical, and medieval periods.
- The School of Advanced Study, University of London's MA degree in the History of the Book is the oldest postgraduate programme in this growing area in the humanities.
- Each year the Institute of English Studies (IES) welcomes a range of students from varied educational and professional backgrounds and from many different countries.
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- The University’s location in central London provides easy access to unrivalled library and museum resources, and the programme draws on a range of tutors, each of whom are international experts in their field.
- There are opportunities to undertake placement work in the rare book trade or libraries and archives sector.
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesHistory Literature View 302 other Masters in Literature in United Kingdom
- The normal minimum entrance requirement would be a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree from a university in the UK, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard (for example a grade-point-average of 3.0 or higher).
- We will consider applications from candidates who do not meet the formal academic requirements but who offer alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience.
- English is the language of instruction and applicants are required to demonstrate an appropriate level of proficiency.
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