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Course summary

Aimed at experienced, practising typeface designers who want to develop a deeper understanding of the historical and theoretical aspects of their field, this programme is structured on a hybrid model combining self-directed and guided learning. You’ll study part-time over two years, with most of your work conducted online, but you’ll also take part in three residential periods – of two weeks each – dedicated to research skills and archival work. For more information, please visit the programme page:


Sample modules may include:

  • Discourse in typeface design
  • Archives and design practice
  • Dissertation
Please note that all modules are subject to change. Check our website for more details of the course structure.

Entry requirements

IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent) Entry requirements: You will be required to submit a CV/portfolio of work, and attend an interview. You will need to show evidence of substantial engagement with the practice of typeface design at a professional level.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £7100 Whole course
EU £7100 Whole course
International £7100 Whole course
England £7100 Whole course
Northern Ireland £7100 Whole course
Scotland £7100 Whole course
Wales £7100 Whole course
Channel Islands £7100 Whole course

Additional fee information

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