University of Reading
Typography and Graphic Communication by Research
* A research-intensive programme that develops independent research and writing skills * Flexible structure allows you to tailor the programme to your personal interests * Ideal preparation for higher study and self-directed research * Opportunity to work with the Department's world-class collections and archives **Typography and Graphic Communication at Reading** Our Department has an international reputation for its teaching and research. It has been a leader in defining and shaping our field, with pioneering contributions in the integration of research into design teaching, the use of archives in developing understanding and guiding design decisions, and the consolidation of history, theory and practice in typographic education. Our unique programmes enable you to develop excellent skills in design practice, enquiry and discourse. You will benefit from teaching that draws on academic and professional expertise from a wide range of staff and visiting contributors. Our small programme groups allow you to engage with other postgraduates and researchers, in a supportive and collegiate environment. You will benefit from our links with design institutions all over the world. These include the Rare Book School in Lyon, the Information Design Association, International Institute for Information Design, Sign Design Society, Printing Historical Society, Monotype Imaging, The Newberry Library, Victoria & Albert Museum and St Bride Library. We also house a large number of outstanding typography and graphic communication collections. Our programmes are superb preparation for careers in practice, and ideal for those considering MPhil or PhD study.
MA (Res): At least 2:1 honours (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in a design or designrelevant subject or, for exceptional candidates without such a degree, convincing evidence of relevant professional experience. You 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).
MA (Res): * Core seminars from the MA Book Design, MA Information Design, or MA Typeface Design programmes * Research methods * Self-directed research project * Dissertation MA (Res): * Core seminars from the Book Design, Information Design, or Typeface Design programmes * Research methods * Self-directed research project * Dissertation
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA (Res)||Full-time||September 2018||15,650 per Whole course (International)||12 Months|
|MA (Res)||Full-time||September 2018||7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU)||12 Months|
|MA (Res)||Part-time||September 2018||-||24 Months|
|MA (Res)||Full-time||September 2019||16,045 per Whole course (International)||12 Months|
|MA (Res)||Full-time||September 2019||7,545 per Whole course (Home/EU)||12 Months|
|MA (Res)||Part-time||September 2019||7,545 per Whole course (Home/EU)||24 Months|
|MA (Res)||Part-time||September 2019||16,045 per Whole course (International)||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Reading||RG6 6UR||South East|
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