MA Communication Design: Information Design Pathway
The MA Communication Design: Information Design Pathway combines the development of practical skills with the study of historical and theoretical issues, in a world-class research-intensive environment*.
MA Communication Design integrates shared elements of study and pathway-specific elements. This Information Design pathway allows for specialisation and a deeper engagement with communication design.
The Information Design pathway focuses on the relationship between the presentation of information and user experience across different everyday applications and contexts of use. These include: data visualisation, document and user interface design, and wayfinding. Students examine and conceptualise services, experiences, and user journeys, and develop communication and visual systems that facilitate the effective delivery of complex information to users.
Why study MA Communication Design: Information Design Pathway at Reading?
- Access to world-class collections and archives
- Learn to apply a user-centred approach to support design decisions and generate new design opportunities
- Practice within a research-intensive environment, where equal emphasis is placed on design theory and practice
- Develop effective communication and visual systems
- Produce functional, aesthetic and highly crafted complex documents, interfaces and interaction environments
* The Department of Typography & Graphic Design is internationally renowned, with 100% of our research judged to be of international standing^ and 100% of our research impact classed as ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’†.
For more information, please visit the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication website.
^REF 2021, combining 4*, 3* and 2* submissions – Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory; Typography and Graphic Communication
†REF 2021, combining 4* and 3* submissions – Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory; Typography and Graphic Communication