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Opportunities at the London College of Printing

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London College of Printing

This programme offers a practical programme in the creative art and craft of
bookbinding.  You will benefit from the College's long established
international reputation for excellence in this highly specialist area of
craft practice.  The College houses one of the largest and best-equipped
bookbinding and fine print facilities in the UK.  All our staff provide a
range of expertise built upon substantial commercial and professional
practice including the British Library.  Their work is routinely exhibited
at major exhibitions and is in collections throughout the world.

LCP students have successfully entered work for international competitions
into professional practice in libraries, binderies and craft studios in the
UK, Europe and North America.  Such international successes reflect the
nature of the course and the students it attracts.  Each year, students come
from all over the world, providing a rich and stimulating cultural community
of like minded people, bringing something new to the course and contributing
to the development of the craft.

Year 1 - Focuses on developing essential bookbinding skills, building
practical knowledge of book structures, materials and techniques.  Lot of
practice work that is supported by the study of design, materials and
historical and contextual studies.

Year 2 - Concentrates on the bookbinding design, and historical restoration.
Supporting studies in personal and professional practice, including small
business development are designed to help you make career or even progress
to our BA (Hons) Book Arts & Crafts.

Assessment - Practical and written course work, a major project in year 2

Entry - 1 'A' Level and 3 GCSE passes (A-C) or  EDEXCEL /BTEC ND or
equivalent qualification in related subject.  This course is also open to
overseas applicants.

Application - We will help you to apply through UCAS. LINST L65 612W

For further information on this course, please contact:

The London College of Printing
Elephant and Castle
London, SE1 6SB, UK

Ken Olney
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7514 6733
E-mail: k.olney@lcp.linst.ac.uk

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J. Hewit & Sons Ltd.
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