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Undergraduate Media & Communications degrees

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BA (Hons) Anthropology & Media

Bringing together anthropological theories and ethnographic studies with communication theories and media practice, this degree provides you with an understanding of cultural diversity and a critical knowledge of communication processes. 

  • Anthropology

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

BA (Hons) Media & Communications

Bringing together media practice and communications theory, this degree covers a broad spectrum of critical perspectives on the media, and will introduce you to a range of contemporary media practices.

  • Media and Communications

BA (Hons) Media & English

This degree allows you to explore critical perspectives in literature and media alongside each other while developing your skills in creative writing (script and short story) and editing.

  • Media and Communications

BA (Hons) Media & Sociology

This interdisciplinary degree gives you the opportunity to explore sociological and communications theories alongside media practice, and to develop a critical analysis of media, communications and culture from historical and contemporary viewpoints.

  • Media and Communications

BA History and Journalism

BA History and Journalism brings together the expertise of two departments in an exciting, innovative degree that will give you the practical skills and academic knowledge to excel in a wide range of careers.

  • History

Why study Media and Communications at Goldsmiths? 

From the Leveson Inquiry to the future of the BBC, the study of media and communications addresses the important issues of our times. At Goldsmiths, that study is creative and critical. We focus on a broad understanding of media and communications, looking at a range of areas from philosophical perspectives on technology and human life and the role of news in a democracy, right through to global screen cultures, and issues of identity.

  • We’re ranked among the world’s best. We’re 22nd in the world for communication and media studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015), and 1st in the UK for the quality of our research (Research Excellence Framework 2014 Times Higher Education research intensity subject rankings).
  • We’ve also been ranked by LinkedIn as one of the top graduate universities for media professionals, because so many of our graduates go on to find jobs in the industry.
  • We’re dynamic and creative. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in EastLondonLines.co.uk – a 24/7 news website run by our students.
  • You’ll have access to a calendar of events featuring world-renowned writers and practitioners that have recently included Danny Boyle, Gurinda Chadha, Noel Clark and Tessa Ross.
  • At Goldsmiths you’ll be part of some powerful conversations and encouraged to see and do things differently.
  • We’re inside the media. You’ll take practice courses taught by visiting tutors who are industry professionals active in TV, film, journalism, radio and animation. And you’ll be part of a department that’s setting the standard – we’re home to the Goldsmiths Skillset Media Academy endorsed by Skillset, which monitors media industry skills and training.

Study abroad

The Department of Media and Communications offers an Erasmus scheme which enables you to live in a European city for part of your degree. 

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Media & Communications at Goldsmiths