University of Reading

University of Reading

Creative Enterprise (Communication Design Pathway)

* Develop strategic and creative thinking skills and learn to apply design thinking to business * Major themes include information design, service design, user experience and brand identity * Suited to those who wish to advance their career in the design industry * Modules in design practice, entrepreneurship, management and intellectual property * Access to dedicated studio facilities **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.

Course modules

* Strategic Information Design * User-centred Design Methods * Management in Creative and Cultural Organisations * Financing for Entrepreneurship * Intellectual Property Law: Copyright and Design

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,750 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,875 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

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

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