University of Reading

University of Reading

Book Design

This course combines practical design for printed books and ebooks with related theory and history. A real-life environmentis fostered through assignments for clients and through digital and traditional printing facilities.

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 13,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Part-time £ 7,560 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289