University of Reading

University of Reading

Typeface Design

In this course, typeface design is not just an area of practice, isolated from its context, but a fundamentally interdisciplinary field. Students develop design skills in conjunction with historical, cultural and technical understanding.

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.

Course modules

Modules include: principles and applications; practice and reflection on practice; dissertation; engaging with contexts; font development.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,165 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,930 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,025 per Year 1 (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

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