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A chance to read extracts from and discuss selected extracts from the long list Man Booker prize.

Entry Requirements

No formal requirements. Learners simply need a willingness to discuss literature. It will be helpful to have read the novels selected in advance.

Dates and times

2019 dates TBC, for more info please contact the InfoZone on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling them on 01904 770770.

Course content

Up to seven works from the Man Booker longlist will be discussed. The list will be finalised by late August and made available to give prospective students an opportunity to read ahead but no formal preparation is needed. The course will be flexible to respond to student interest and the publication of the shortlist shortly after the first session. It will continue beyond the date the prize is awarded – there will be the chance for the group to decide if they think the judges got it right!

Teaching methods

This will be an informal discussion group.

Exams and assessments

This is a non-assessed course.


The course does not lead to a formal qualification.

Frequently asked questions

Do I need to buy all the books on the longlist?

No, copies of key extracts will be provided. However once the selection for the course is finalised and made available, students could read ahead if they wish.


there is no formal progression route but we would be interested in student ideas about other literary based course we could run.



How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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