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MA - Master of Arts
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:
You’ll learn from academics with professional experience in these fields, and explore the latest literary and cultural developments. Areas you’ll explore include:
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 significant part of the course working on a major independent research project, allowing you to create your own professional portfolio.
You’ll be qualified for a variety of careers in literature and culture with this degree, such as:
On this course you'll learn through a range of activities that may include lectures, classes and tutorials, coursework,
seminars, workshops, independent learning (studying on your own).
Assessment methods (Outcome qualification level)
You'll be able to demonstrate what you have learnt through a variety of assessment methods, such as essays
critical reviews, library and data retrieval exercises, annotated bibliographies, oral presentations, final project.
You’ll be supported by a personal academic tutor, and you'll have access to a senior tutor. Your contact hours will vary depending on your module choices.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Students will need a 2:1 degree in an arts, business, humanities or social sciences subject.
The University of Southampton is an institution with a strong heritage, with more than 100 years of history and tradition supporting a modern educational model that focuses on student success. Southampton is one of the founding members of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, a network of research-focused and prestigious universities. Today, the 2023 Complete University Guide league table places Southampton among the top 13 institutions...more