Department of English and Media competitions

MA Publishing bursary

If you’re applying to our MA Publishing course you might be eligible to win £6,000 plus mentoring from an appropriate Stationer on our Stationers' Foundation bursary.


As a student on our MA Publishing course you will have the opportunity to apply for a variety of internships.

If you join our MA Creative Writing, MA English Literature or MA Publishing courses, you can apply for a two-week internship with Shakespeare and Company, a busy Paris-based literary institution.

Academic prizes

As one of our students, every year you’ll have a chance of winning one of our prizes for academic achievement, all generously donated by various companies and organisations:

  • Ian Gordon Prize for the best dissertation in English
  • Skinner-Young Prize for the best performance on the module Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
  • John Smith's Bookshop Prize for the best academic achievement in Communication, Film and Media
  • Justin Wand Memorial Prize for the best performance in any degree with either English or Philosophy in the title

Contact your Course Leader for more information on these prizes.