Typography Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Graphic Design with Typography BA (Hons) Plymouth University 92% 0% 10% - - 137 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Graphic Design with Typography with Foundation BA (Hons) Plymouth University 83% 4% 7% - - 123 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Typography and Graphic Communication by Research MA (Res) University of Reading - - - £9250 £18650 - Reading On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
92 /100
91296 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Typography

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22025 £20113 £23568
25-75 percentile range £19981 - £25071 £15144 - £24676 £17604 - £29974

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22178 £20914 £24774
25-75 percentile range £19675 - £25027 £16034 - £25439 £18391 - £30927

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Typography

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Typography who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Typography

  • Publishing Companies
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Printing Establishments
  • Book Publishers

Jobs of graduates of Typography (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Typography at Anglia Ruskin University

30% Elementary occupations
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Design occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Media Professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Sales occupations
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Typography

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Typography, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Typography is the study of/training in the use of artistic techniques in the design and production of prefabricated fonts and the layout of text in all its forms, including printed and digital materials.

The median salary of graduates of Typography was £22025 15 months after graduation, £20113 3 years after graduation and £23568 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Typography studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Research - MA (Res)