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An exploration of core ideas and issues in politics, philosophy and economics.

Course overview

Goldsmiths work in economics extends across various departments including Politics and International Relations, Institute of Management Studies, Sociology and Media.

We currently offer two degrees in Economics – BA Economics and BSc Economics with Econometrics.

Launched in 2014, our Political Economy Research Centre has an academic membership drawn from various departments across Goldsmiths, and an Advisory Board of public intellectuals and critical economic thinkers.


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Alumni story

NickBA (Hons) Media & Communications

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Goldsmiths was the perfect environment to foster my ambitions for a career in the creative industries.
"I run a video production company called High Six Media that specialises in creating online fashion, music and sport content for a variety of brands. As is invariably the case when you start a business, my time is split between quite a few different roles and responsibilities related to the running of a company. I take care of all sales and marketing as well as liaising…


Research centres and units

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The Political Economy Research Centre (PERC) is a new centre for cultural and political analysis of economic life, based in Politics.

Its work cuts across various disciplines, including heterodox economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, media and cultural studies.

It aims to achieve new critical and empirical perspectives on political economy, breaking down boundaries between economics and other social sciences, and between experts and public, in the process.