Undergraduate Computing degrees


Degree listing

BA (Hons) Journalism

Prepare for a career in journalism in one of the country’s most exciting, creative environments, which has nurtured many leading writers, artists, designers and music makers.

  • Media and Communications

BMus/BSc (Hons) Music Computing

This programme is delivered jointly by the Departments of Music and Computing, and builds on their recognised expertise in the creative arts and the innovative application of computer science to stimulate and promote creative work.

  • Digital, Music

BSc (Hons) Business Computing & Entrepreneurship

This programme will provide you with a technical and business education required for modern digital and computing businesses. Goldsmiths’ creative approach uniquely prepares you for the modern creative technologies and digital media industries.

  • Digital, Computing

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

This programme equips you with an in-depth understanding of the key conceptual and technological issues involved in building software systems.

  • Digital, Computing

BSc (Hons) Computing & Chinese

Learn technical computing skills alongside Mandarin language skills, so you'll be poised to anticipate and meet the demands of the global IT industry.

  • Digital, Computing

BSc (Hons) Creative Computing

This degree will prepare you to take an active role in the creation of computational systems in arts, music, film, digital media, and other areas of the software industry that require creative individuals.

  • Digital, Computing

BSc (Hons) Digital Arts Computing

This degree allows you to develop a distinctively computational fine arts practice. This includes technical skills that will enable you to programme software to fulfil creative aims that are informed by a critical awareness of contemporary art.

  • Curating & the Arts, Digital, Computing

BSc (Hons) Games Programming

Prepare for a career programming in the games industry, in sectors including mobile games, casual games, social media games, and AAA console game development.

  • Digital, Computing

Foundation Year in Computing

The Department of Computing now offers a Foundation Year in Computing as an alternative entry route for students who don’t currently have the necessary academic profile to enter on to degree level study.

  • Computing

International Foundation Certificate in Computing

This one-year programme gives you the opportunity to develop your English language, become familiar with UK academic culture, and prepare to study for a BSc degree in Computer Science, or Creative Computing.

  • Centre for English Language and Academic Writing

Why study Computing at Goldsmiths? 

You'll experience Goldsmiths’ own particular brand of computing. From developing computers that can compose music and paint pictures, to defining and implementing new social media tools and applications, computing here is creative and innovative. Our kind of study is founded on creativity, independence and learning by doing.

  • You’ll apply computing to other subjects such as music and media when you’re here, so you’ll be able to think on your feet and adapt within a fast-evolving field.
  • Your computing degree has weight in the real world, because you’ll be taught to apply computing to a whole range of real-life situations and to industries within the creative arts and business sectors.
  • You’ll investigate how computing interacts with a wide range of other subject areas. We have a particular focus on computing applied to the arts and creative industries including music, film, TV, games and animation.
  • We're rated highly. Computing at Goldsmiths has been ranked 17th in the UK for the quality of our research in the Research Excellence Framework.

Industrial placement year

Our degree programmes include an optional industrial placement year between Year 2 and Year 3. You’ll have the invaluable opportunity to develop the practical skills and real world experience that is sought after by employers. You’re supported throughout your placement year by a placement tutor, who provides you with guidance and liaises between you and your employer.

Find out more

Find out more about the Department of Computing.

Computing at Goldsmiths