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?
Book design: practice (design projects)
Book design: core (seminars and essays)
Please note that all modules are subject to change. Please see our modules disclaimer for more information.
What career can you have?
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.
Book Design MA
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