About the course: -Access to world-class collections and archives -Learn to apply a user-centred approach to support design decisions and generate new design opportunities -Practice within a research-intensive environment, where equal emphasis is placed on design theory and practice -Develop effective communication and visual systems -Produce functional, aesthetic and highly crafted complex documents, interfaces and interaction environments
WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
Sample modules: -Information design: practice (design projects) -Information design: core (seminars and essays) -Dissertation
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
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.
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.
Recipient: University of Reading
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