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Pre-Masters Pathways and postgraduate Pre-sessional English courses

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Graduate Diploma in Creative & Cultural Industries

This Pre-Masters programme is aimed at postgraduate students who are considering undertaking an MA in subjects related to the cultural and creative industries, but need a year to develop or consolidate their language skills in academic English.

  • Centre for English Language and Academic Writing

Graduate Diploma in Design

This Pre-Masters programme is aimed at postgraduate students who need a year to develop or consolidate their language skills in academic English and to undertake preliminary study in the area of design they would like to study at MA level.

  • Design

Graduate Diploma in Media, Culture & Social Sciences

This Diploma is a Pre-Masters programme aimed at postgraduate students who are looking to develop or consolidate their language skills in academic English and study some background theory in these subject areas.

  • Centre for English Language and Academic Writing

Graduate Diploma in Music

This Diploma is a Pre-Masters programme aimed at postgraduate students who need a year to develop or consolidate their language skills in academic English, to develop additional music skills (theoretical or practical).

  • Music

Pre-Masters Certificate in Counselling & Therapy

This Pre-Masters programme is aimed at postgraduate students who are intending to undertake an MA related to counselling and therapy but need a year to develop or consolidate their language skills in academic English and study some background theory.

  • Centre for English Language and Academic Writing

Why study a Pre-Masters Pathway or postgraduate Pre-sessional English programme at Goldsmiths?

Goldsmiths is a global learning community. We celebrate this diversity and welcome all international students. We specialise in English language and academic writing in a way that is directly related to your studies. So if you are considering a Goldsmiths degree and English is not your first language, we have a wide range of programmes to ensure your success.

  • Our language and academic courses focus on the four key skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • We look at these skills in academic contexts such as cultural or media studies, and in practices such as art, design, performance and music.
  • As a student here, you will gain knowledge in how to approach your subject through the English language, and develop core linguistic and academic skills.
  • Our courses introduce you to the content you’ll study, giving you the opportunity to experience the key themes of your chosen subject.
  • We'll introduce you to Goldsmiths’ unique learning environment, so you can enjoy the wider culture of the University. 

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