Rights and Licensing Training Courses for Publishers

This is a non-exhaustive list of publishing training courses in the UK (in no particular order) which may contain a module or short session on Rights Management. It does not include undergraduate courses or those which include Publishing with another subject such as Creative Writing or Journalism.

If you know of any other courses not listed here please let us know.

Short Training Courses

Course Title Institution
Rights Management Essentials

Free three module online course provided by the Rights and Licensing Hub

Enroll here

Selling Rights Short Course

Institute of English Studies
School of Advanced Study, University of London

Introduction to Rights London Book Fair
Copyright Essentials Publishing Training Centre

Long Training Courses

Course Title Institution

Publishing - MA
Creative Writing and Publishing - MA

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU)
Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences​

Children's Publishing - MA

Bath Spa University
School of Creative Industries

Publishing - MA
International Publishing - MA
Creative Writing and Publishing - MA

City, University of London
School of Arts and Social Sciences
Publishing - MSc Edinburgh Napier University
School of Arts and Creative Industries

Publishing - MA
Creative Writing and Publishing - MA

Kingston University
Kingston School of Art

Publishing - MA

Manchester Metropolitan University
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Publishing - PgDip/PGCert/MA 
Digital Publishing - PgDip/MA 
Publishing Media - PgDip/PgCert/MA
Oxford Brookes University
School of Arts
Publishing - MA

Plymouth University
Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Publishing - MA PgDip
PhD Study
University College London
Department of Information Studies
Publishing - MA University of Arts London
London College of Communication
Publishing Studies - MRes, MLitt

University of Stirling
Communications, Media and Culture

Publishing- MA

University of Derby
College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Creative Writing and Publishing - MA University of Lincoln
School of English and Journalism

Publishing - MA

University of Central Lancashire
School of Arts and Media