Taught course

Typography Short Course

Royal College of Art · School of Communication
Certificate of Participation

Entry requirements

This course is not suitable for beginners. It is preferable for participants to:

have an undergraduate degree in a design or a demonstrably creative background
be familiar with some of the industry-standard software packages (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, FontLab, Glyphs, etc)
use a desktop computer or laptop
have a basic understanding of typography
have a good level of English
be 18 years or over
See the RCA website for up-to-date details.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop your typographic expertise in an open and experimental live online environment, under the expert guidance of RCA tutors Adrian Shaughnessy and Jack Llewellyn.

This course is delivered online and is highly interactive, through live learning with self-directed work undertaken by participants between sessions. The course will run over four weeks, with eight sessions.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Certificate of Participation
    part time
    1 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

RCA Short Courses