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.
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