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Undergraduate

We welcome applications from students reflecting a diverse range of interests, experiences and capabilities.

The Art programmes aim to equip you with creative, interpretative, critical and analytical skills. As an Art student at Goldsmiths you will benefit from coming into contact with students from other disciplines within a thriving and multi-faceted university.

Our undergraduate programmes

Degree listing

BA (Hons) Fine Art

This degree aims to equip you with creative, interpretive, critical and analytical skills, so that you can participate in and contribute to the expanding field of contemporary art.

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BA (Hons) Fine Art & History of Art

This distinctive degree supports your individual concerns and development and enables you to navigate your way through theory and practice, various fine art media, and thematic strands within the study of art history and visual cultures.

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BA (Hons) Fine Art (Extension Degree)

The Extension Degree (Year 0) has been designed specifically for students from countries outside the European Union. Our aim is to enable you to work independently as an artist, and to generate and develop your own ideas.

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BSc (Hons) Digital Arts Computing

This degree develops your arts practice through the expressive world of creative computation. Over three years you will develop your artistic work and develop a series of projects for public exhibition which will explore the technological and cultural ramifications of computation. 

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Postgraduate

The Department offers a range of full and part-time programmes in Fine Art, Curating and Art Writing including MPhil and PhD research degrees, and also Guest Research Studentships.

As a postgraduate you will be part of a wider Goldsmiths tradition, which encourages artists to cross the boundaries separating different techniques and media, using excellent laboratory facilities within the Department. You will also be able to make use of College resources, including Media Services and the Library.

Our location is within easy reach of Central London, giving an ideal opportunity to make the best possible use of the Capital's diverse galleries, museums and exhibitions.

Our postgraduate programmes

Degree listing

MA Artists’ Film

This intensively taught programme is designed for artist filmmakers who want to develop their practice and their professional networks to a level that enables them to work within the art and film worlds.

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MFA in Curating

The programme is designed for students who wish to take up the challenge of contemporary curating as an artistic, social and critical undertaking, and who wish to develop their professional practice in this area.

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MFA in Fine Art

This MFA, described as one of the most influential MFA programmes in the world, subjects art-making to critical scrutiny. Artists on the programme strengthen the motivation, self-reflection and ambition of their practice and its leading ideas.

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MPhil & PhD in Art

Our research programmes are designed for artists seeking to pursue research through creative practice and, in so doing, to contribute to the wider cultural context through original critical work.

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MPhil & PhD in Curating

Our research programmes are designed for curators seeking to pursue research through creative practice and, in so doing, to contribute to the wider cultural context through original critical work.

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Study Abroad students

The Department offers a Fine Art programme combining two elements - Studio Practice and Critical Studies for one or two terms, or full academic year. Fine Art is only available as a full course-load subject, so you may not study it alongside courses in other subjects. You are fully integrated within the elements and you share studio space, tutorials, lectures and seminars with the undergraduate students.

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Exchange programmes

Find out more about our exchange programmes.

Summer School

We run a Fine Art Summer School for 16-25 year-olds.