Skip to main content

PG Cert | PG Dip in the History of the Book

Course information>

Application Deadlines

31 July 2024


September 2024

Programme Duration

Variable, depending on pathway

Academic Direction
Institute of English Studies
Modes of Study
On campus in London

Learn about the making, manufacturing, distribution and reading of books with a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma in the History of the Book, gaining unique insights into different literary, cultural, social, intellectual, and technological processes in history.

Key features

  1. Quality of learning

    Learn from international experts in the field, drawn from the institute’s teaching staff and its internationally distinguished fellows.

  2. Unparalleled resources

    Enjoy access to some of the best resources for the academic study of English and book history in the UK, including Senate House Library, the British Library, and other outstanding collections.

  3. Invest in your future

    Join a prestigious network of alumni, who have gone on to careers in academic librarianship, museum curatorship, the rare book trade and publishing, as well as PhD study.

  4. An intellectual hub

    Study in Bloomsbury, the intellectual heart of London, where you will have easy access to world-class facilities and training opportunities, such as the London Rare Books School.

Course overview

Key dates


Fees, funding and payment

Career opportunities

Read some of our student profiles

Shira Buchsbaum

MA in History of the Book

Apply now

Start dates

  • September 2024 - application deadline closes