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Postgraduate Diploma in Typographic Design

Postgraduate Diploma in Typographic Design

The Postgraduate Diploma in Typographic Design studies the letter considered as the base component of the page. The writing and the techniques that give form to the letter of manual character are studied to pass to the design with digital tools and the confection of alphabets.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Typographic Design is included in the Master's Degree in Typography and Page Design.

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Title
Postgraduate Diploma in Typographic Design, by the UAB
Edition and course

Sixteen, 2019-2020

Credits

30 ECTS

Price

120 €/ECTS (10% discount for former students and Alumni UAB Premium)

Coordinator

Enric Jardí

Dates

From 25 September 2019 to 30 January 2020

Schedule

Monday, tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 4 pm to 8 pm

Duration

224h on site and 526h independent work by the student

Language

Spanish (Catalan 5%)

Vacancies

minimum 15 - maximum 26

Course location

EINA Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona

Enrolment

Open until all places are filled

Teaching Staff

Student profile

Admission

To gain admission to EINA’s masters or postgraduate courses, you must first pass a selection process and meet the academic and administrative requirements. To apply send us your CV and portfolio through the online application form. Learn more about the process of acceptance, academic requirements and other relevant data at Access.

Programme

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TYPOGRAPHIC DESIGN

MODULE 1 – CALLIGRAPHY AND LETTERING

10 ECTS CREDITS

Calligraphy (40 hours)
Practice and theory aimed at getting to know the different calligraphy styles that have influenced subsequent typographical forms. Study of the tools, supports and inks. Study of the ductus and variants of each style.

Lettering (40 hours)
Letter drawing practice based on a central calligraphy axis, although especially for contour. Manual and digital vectorial drawing. Practice with single letters, monograms, logotypes, headings and alphabet principles.

MODULE 2 – TYPOGRAPHY DESIGN

10 ECTS CREDITS

Digital typography design (40 hours)
Design of a digital alphabet with a limited number of characters.

Development of the typographic family (40 hours)
Development of the digital alphabet by weights and styles. Planning the typographic family.

MODULE 3 – WRITING AND HISTORY OF TYPOGRAPHY

10 ECTS CREDITS

Writing and history of typography (40 hours)
Theoretical studies of the origins of writing and the relationships with languages, families and evolution. Study of pre-typographic Latin writing and typography. Formal evolution of typography. Standards and repertoire of typographic alphabets up to the present day.

Expanded alphabets (40 hours)
Development of the digital alphabet beyond the basic initial letters that have allowed design to be determined. Study of special characters. Design approach for other writing close to Latin, especially Greek and Cyrillic. Typography design for screen.

Contact information

For more information about the administrative procedures for applying for a place, qualification requirements, information about grants or processing visas, please consult the general postgraduate course information section.
postgraduate course information section.



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