Undergraduate courses

undergraduate students at the School of Arts and Communication DesignTeaching across the School is distinguished by our innovative approach to combining practice, theory and history.

  • Staff in the School are experts in their fields, combining research and practice alongside professional links with arts organisations and industry professionals.
  • Our students benefit from a personal approach, with accessible and friendly staff and opportunities for one-on-one supervision in practice-based and written work.
  • We have specially equipped teaching spaces, including studio and exhibition space for art and design practice, state-of-the-art theatre and film & television production spaces, a cinema.
  • Our Undergraduate degrees prepare students for life after university, through practice-based learning, work experience opportunities and alumni mentoring programmes. Read more about how our Creative Enterprise benefits students.
  • Through a combination of practice and scholarly approaches, students develop skills identified by employers of all kinds in surveys, including critical analysis and coherent argument; effective communication and collaboration; and project management.
  • Each Department fosters a dynamic and lively artistic community, with a full calendar of exhibitions, performances and visiting speakers.

For more information about applying, as well as information for International students, visit our How to Apply page.

For more information about individual courses, visit the following course pages:

Single Honours Degrees

BA Art

BA Film

BA Film & Theatre

BA Fine Art

BA Graphic Communication

BA Theatre

Joint Honours Degrees

BA Art and Theatre

BA Art and History of Art

BA Art and Philosophy

BA Art and Psychology

BA English and Theatre


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School: Email: sacd@reading.ac.uk 

Tel: +44 (0)118 378 6003 (for School Office enquiries only.  For everything else, please contact the relevant department,
see below)




Email: fineart@reading.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 8050


Film, Theatre & Television

Email: minghellastudios@reading.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 4090


Typography & Graphic Communication

Email: typography@reading.ac.uk

Tel:+44 (0) 118 378 8081

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  • Studying at Reading
  • Life at Reading
  • About the University
  • Money matters
  • Our Careers Advisory Service
  • Information for international students

Our departments

  • Art
  • Film, Theatre & Television
  • Typography & Graphic Communication


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