University of Reading

Degree level: Postgraduate

Communication Design: Graphic Design Pathway (Taught)

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Course summary

Develop practical skills in a research-intensive environment. You’ll study graphic design across a range of genres, building strong typographic skills within a user-centred design approach. Your project choices include briefs for editorial and book design, information design, and other communication design contexts. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include:

  • Typography
  • Practical module
  • Dissertation
Check our website for more details of the course structure.

Entry requirements

*IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent). Entry requirements: Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK, in a design-related subject. For exceptional candidates without such a degree, you will need convincing evidence of relevant professional experience. In most cases, a relevant practice portfolio and an example of academic writing are also required. A relevant practice portfolio is essential. In most cases, an example of academic writing is also required. Shortlisted applicants are usually invited for interview.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course
International £18650 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Communication Design: Graphic Design Pathway at University of Reading - UCAS