• University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • University of York Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • Leeds Beckett University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Regent’s University London Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Glasgow Featured Masters Courses
London Metropolitan University Featured Masters Courses
Coventry University Featured Masters Courses
Imperial College London Featured Masters Courses
University of Birmingham Featured Masters Courses
University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses

Book Design - MA


Course Description

About the course:
-Practical design for printed books and ebooks, delivered by practising designers through projects and assignments
-Theory and history, taught through a variety of lectures, seminars and workshops
-Access to the University’s special collections, ensuring a truly hands-on experience
-Close to resources, including historic libraries in Oxford and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Sample modules:
-Book design: practice (design projects)
-Book design: core (seminars and essays)
-Dissertation

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

EMPLOYABILITY

Our graduates have an excellent employment record. Many take up positions in type design studios, with publishers and general design studios, and wayfinding and information design studios. Others develop their own businesses, or take up managerial roles in creative firms. Employers include Apple, Monotype, Microsoft Typography, Victoria & Albert Museum, Oxford University Press, Financial Times and Nokia.

Visit the Book Design - MA page on the University of Reading website for more details!

Videos
(Student Profile)

Lozana Rossenova

Working on a variety of practice-based projects has been invaluable, and the research, reading and writing helped me to develop and sharpen my analytical skills. I have been able to apply all of this to my current work on a challenging digital project for one of the world’s largest publishers of art books.


Scholarships

Entry Requirements

At least 2:1 honours (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in a design or design-relevant subject or, for exceptional candidates without such a degree, convincing evidence of relevant professional experience. Applicants will be asked to provide a portfolio and an example of academic writing as part of the application process. IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Email Enquiry

Recipient: University of Reading

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully



Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X