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PhD Typography and Graphic Communication

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

Why study a PhD with us? Our doctoral community

Our doctoral students come from all over the world to study with us, attracted by the Department’s range and depth of expertise in typography and graphic communication.

Students embark on research projects that encompass topics of inspiring diversity, employing a spectrum of empirical, archival and practice-informed methods.

Expert and active supervisors

You'll have experienced supervisors who are research leaders in typography and graphic communication. All are expert in research and active in practice. They can help you raise your academic profile through publishing, presenting your research, and collaborating on special projects.

Life in the Department

When you join the Department, you'll become part of a vibrant community of doctoral research that is continually pushing the boundaries of knowledge and striving for excellence. You'll have many opportunities to mix with other PhD students, meet expert researchers, and build your skills as you work on your doctoral studies.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Reading

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  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 25,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 85 31

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    131 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%



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