Taught course

Creative Enterprise (Art Pathway)

University of Reading · Department of Typography and Graphic Communication

Entry requirements

You should normally have a good honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in art, art history or a related humanities subject, with significant experience of critical study and/or practice.

Months of entry


Course content

This is the ideal programme for those looking to pursue a career in the fast-growing creative sector.

It combines leading academic expertise from the School of Arts and Communication Design, Henley Business School and the School of Law.

* Develop your individual practice and research within a collaborative environment
* Combine the study of management and entrepreneurship with critical art practice and theory
* Join a community of artists focused on entrepreneurial education in the business of art
* Experience major galleries, museums and collections and engage in public exhibitions and curatorial projects
* Suitable for graduates from a range of subject backgrounds

About the Department

Art at Reading

Learn from dynamic, high-profile international artists and thrive in our vibrant postgraduate community.

Our Department is full of practising artists, curators and writers, and our research-led teaching offers you opportunities to engage with exhibition and curatorial initiatives, theoretical texts and publication projects.

We are an active department, and we pride ourselves on the quality and vibrancy of our 24-hour studio community. Our programme of events, performances, screenings and shared discussions across all disciplines creates an inspiring and social environment.

As a student on one of our master’s programmes, you will find yourself part of this stimulating postgraduate community and intellectual environment. You will work alongside our staff and PhD students who pursue a wide range of research topics and practices.

Our postgraduate environment extends out from the University through our external exhibitions and symposia and our associate partnership with the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London.

You can participate in our Asia network, with opportunities to exhibit in Japan, China and South Korea, and enjoy ICA membership, which gives you access to events, internship opportunities and teaching space in London.

Information for international students

IELTS: 7.0 overall with no element less than 6.0 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team