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  • Publishing

    BA Publishing Media ranked 3rd in the Guardian University Guide 2018

  • Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies 

    The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies is one of the leading institutes for publishing education in the world, with a reputation for innovation and excellence in teaching and research. BA Publishing Media at Brookes is ranked consistently high and is currently 3rd in The Guardian University League Table 2018 with outstanding National Student Survey results 2017. Our industry-led postgraduate courses are respected throughout the world. They provide you with the skills, knowledge and networks to kick start your career in publishing, or to improve your current position. All our programmes have been awarded the Creative Skillset Ticks which signposts to employers that these courses have proven links with industry and teach professional skills. The OICPS carries out academic research, professional development programmes and consultancy, enjoying an unrivalled network of contacts in Oxford, London and further afield.

  • Guest speakers 

    • Michael Bhaskar – Canelo
    • Felicity Bryan – Literary Agent
    • Richard Charkin – Bloomsbury
    • Mark Cooper – Palgrave Macmillan
    • Jude Crozier – New Internationalist
    • Julia Eccleshare – Guardian
    • David Fickling – David Fickling Books
    • Ophelia Field – English PEN
    • Corinne Gotch – Freelance PR specialist
    • Robin Harvie – HarperCollins
    • Euan Hirst – Blackwell Retail
    • Antonia Hodgson – Publishing Director, Little Brown
    • Cathy Hurren – Unbound
  • Independent consultancy and training services

    One of the leading centres for publishing education in the world, The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies (OICPS) provides top quality independent training and consultancy services to the publishing industry, government organizations, charities and NGOs.