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Typeface Design - MA


Course Description

About the course:
-The global reference programme in the field
-First university-based programme in this subject
-Highly international student body, with a wide range of backgrounds
-Programme combines practical and academic elements into a signature model for design education
-Design and research areas are global in perspective, with a wide variety of typographic scripts covered

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

Sample modules:
-Typeface design: core seminars
-Typeface design: reflective practice
-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 Typeface Design - MA page on the University of Reading website for more details!

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).

Last Updated

11 January 2017

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