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A-Z listing of our degree programmes and courses

Graduate Diploma Art

This Pre-Masters programme is aimed at students who are considering undertaking an MA/MFA in Art or Curating but need a year to develop their practice and engage with discourses that support this. The programme will help you develop a critical understanding of your own practice, and the contemporary artistic, academic, social, and political contexts in which that practice occurs.

Graduate Diploma in Music

This Pre-Masters programme is aimed at postgraduates who need a year to develop their musical skills and academic English.

BA (Hons) Arts Management

This programme will equip you for working in the arts and cultural industries, with a specific focus on management in the arts.

BA (Hons) Curating

This degree will advance your knowledge of contemporary art and nurture your skills for a career in curating and curatorial practice.

BA (Hons) Design

Design isn’t just a way of making and doing; it’s a way of understanding and engaging with the world.

BA (Hons) Drama & Theatre Arts

The BA Drama and Theatre Arts is designed to foster creative, radical theatre-makers and thinkers. It is adventurous in form, international in scope and hands-on in practice.

BA (Hons) Drama: Musical Theatre

This degree prepares you to create musical theatre and find work in the performing arts sector. As part of a close-knit community you'll develop your talents as a performer and in other areas, from director to arts administrator.

BA (Hons) Economics

This degree offers you rigorous training in economic theory with real-world applications. It will help you develop your own perspective to stand out from the crowd.

BA (Hons) Economics with Law

This degree combines training in economics with in-depth knowledge of the legal framework of the economy giving you a unique vantage point from which to launch your professional career.

BA (Hons) Education

Develop your knowledge of the education system in the UK and beyond. You'll explore policy issues with a focus on social justice and equality, and understand education from a multidisciplinary perspective.

BA (Hons) English

Our BA English degree gives you the opportunity to develop the critical and verbal skills needed for confident, effective reading of literary texts and criticism.

BA (Hons) Environment & Social Change​

This programme will teach you a critical understanding of contemporary environmental issues, and empower you to develop key interdisciplinary skills for social and environmental research, creativity, communication, and activism.

BA (Hons) Fine Art

Make and study contemporary art in a dynamic, critical and interdisciplinary environment.

BA (Hons) Fine Art & History of Art

Study the theory and practice of fine art and learn how to think about it in the wider context of art history and contemporary visual culture.

BA (Hons) Fine Art (Extension Degree)

The Extension Degree has been designed specifically for students from countries outside the United Kingdom. Our aim is to enable you to work independently as an artist, and to generate and develop your own ideas.

BA (Hons) History

History is a relevant, dynamic, fascinating and important field of study which, at Goldsmiths, is approached in creative, innovative and exciting ways.

BA (Hons) History of Art

Investigate modern and contemporary art, art theory and visual culture from around the world, and from a fresh perspective.

BA (Hons) History with Anthropology

BA History with Anthropology offers an exciting combination of humanities disciplines that promotes the understanding of human life, culture, and society in the past and present.

BA (Hons) History with Global History

This programme is an exciting opportunity to focus on global issues within the framework of a History degree, crossing continents and chronologies.

BA (Hons) History with Military History

This programme engages with the newest military history research, addressing conflict, communities and identities to take military history beyond 'great men, great horses, great battles'.

BA (Hons) History with Politics

BA History with Politics is an innovative and interdisciplinary exploration into how social, cultural, and political institutions, decisions, and events have shaped societies around the world.

BA (Hons) International Relations

Our International Relations degree investigates the dynamics of a constantly changing world and develops your knowledge and skills to address the global challenges of the 21st century.

BA (Hons) Journalism

This programme offers an innovative blend of contemporary multimedia journalism that ensures you're prepared for the future of a rapidly developing news industry.

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.

BA (Hons) Politics

Politics encompasses the most difficult challenges faced by humanity today. Learn how to evaluate and engage with these challenges in a sophisticated, persuasive way.

BA (Hons) Social & Community Work

Combine the academic study of social sciences with the opportunity to apply your newfound skills and knowledge in the real world.

BA (Hons) Social Work

Drawing on current research, government guidance and legislative frameworks, this degree focuses on the issues that are key in facilitating your development as a social worker.

BA (Hons) Sociology

Our innovative BA Sociology programme will equip you with the practical tools to understand the world around you, and to think about how to change it for the better.

BA (Hons) Sociology with Criminology

Explore how societies are organised, and how people are united and divided. Within the context of modern forms of power, examine the nature of crime and criminality from a critical, sociological perspective.

BMus (Hons) Music

This degree reflects the diversity and excitement of music in the 21st century, and gives you the opportunity to mix performance, composition and research.

BMus (Hons) Popular Music

This ground-breaking degree embraces popular music in its many forms, and centres on exploration and experimentation in creative practice.

BSc (Hons) Business Management

The BSc (Hons) Business Management will give you an interdisciplinary, practical and theoretical understanding of how different business types operate.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Get prepared for the technology jobs of the future. You'll master in-demand programming, computing and mathematical skills through project-based modules where you'll develop your own software.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Cybersecurity)

On this computer science degree you'll develop specialist knowledge of cybersecurity and learn how to keep operating systems secure and protected in the global digital age.

BSc (Hons) Creative Computing

Whether you’re interested in creative coding, digital art, electronic music, or app and games development, this degree will prepare you for a technology-focused career in the creative industries.

BSc (Hons) Digital Arts Computing

This degree will prepare you for a career in the creative industries, enabling you to learn and explore through a combination of technology and embedded creative practice.

BSc (Hons) Economics

This degree offers you rigorous and relevant training in economic theory, economic history, modelling, coding, statistics, and econometrics with real-world applications.

BSc (Hons) Economics with Marketing

This unique course combines rigorous training in economic theory and applications with cutting-edge insights and techniques from marketing practice.

BSc (Hons) Games Development

Bringing together technical practice and theory, this programme equips you with the skills required for a career in the games industry.

BSc (Hons) Management with Economics

The BSc (Hons) Management with Economics places an emphasis on the wider social, historical and political context in which organisations operate, and how that shapes the circulation of goods and services.

BSc (Hons) Management with Marketing

The BSc (Hons) Management with Marketing examines how businesses communicate with consumers, develop relationships with them and influence their decision-making.

BSc (Hons) Marketing

This degree explores marketing and its interdisciplinary links, combining psychology, sociology, anthropology and management.

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Our cutting-edge BSc Psychology offers a unique approach to the study of human behaviour. The degree will develop your understanding of the processes shaping how individuals think, feel, behave, and interact, via analysis of critical issues in contemporary psychology.

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Clinical Psychology

This degree offers a scientific approach to the study of human behaviour, with an emphasis on developing your clinically relevant skills, knowledge and experience, and providing you with a broad understanding of psychological theory and research.

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience

Our cutting-edge BSc Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience offers a unique approach to the study of human behaviour. The degree will develop your understanding of the processes that influence people, focusing on neuroscientific explanations of the human mind and behaviour.

Foundation Year Computing

Our Foundation Year in Computing is an alternative entry route for students without the formal academic profile to enter degree-level study directly.

Integrated Degree Music (including Foundation Year)

This is a four-year degree including a one-year foundation programme. The foundation year allows you to develop key musical skills and experience to prepare you for university life and to continue with our BMus Music.

BA (Hons) Sociology (with Integrated Foundation Year)

This foundation year programme introduces you to sociological ways of thinking about the world around you and will give you the resources to think critically and creatively about a wide range of contemporary social issues.

LLB Law

This is a qualifying law degree – your first step towards becoming a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. You’ll gain all the skills you need to progress to the next stages.

LLB Law with Criminal Justice & Human Rights

This law degree gives you the opportunity to obtain specialist knowledge and deepen your understanding of criminal justice and human rights, and their challenging interactions.

MA Applied Anthropology & Community Development / Community Arts

This is a pathway of the MA Applied Anthropology & Community & Youth Work, aimed at applicants who may not need a National Youth Agency qualification in youth work (JNC) and those who want to become specialists in community development or community arts.

MA Designing Education

Explore the relationship between designing and education, through radical pedagogies, design thinking methods, creative processes, and practical applications of design.

MA Art & Politics

Working from a materially diverse basis, this programme engages with a range of empirical, aesthetic, conceptual and material issues that traverse and exceed both 'art' and ‘politics’ to speak with our current contemporaneity.

MA Art & Ecology

This is a 15-month studio-based postgraduate programme for emerging artists who want to engage in meaningful and transformative ways with the most pressing ecological questions of our time.

MA Art Psychotherapy

This programme will provide you with a broad understanding of the theories and practices of art psychotherapy necessary for safe and effective clinical work.

MA Artists' Film & Moving Image

This 12-month, intensively taught practice-based Masters is aimed at artists and graduates working within the field of artists’ film and moving image who wish to develop their practice and professional networks with the support of Goldsmiths' Art Department and its uniquely high concentration of accomplished artist filmmakers.

MA Arts & Learning

This programme gives artists, practitioners, and educators the opportunity to enrich and consolidate theories of contemporary art and learning. Engage with practice and theory, develop innovative research approaches, and critically debate the changing nature of contemporary art.

MA Arts Administration & Cultural Policy

This MA will enable you to develop an awareness of and a critical approach to the discipline of arts administration and cultural policy, by studying trending issues in cultural policy and art practice in Europe, Asia and wider international contexts.

MA Black British History

The MA in Black British History is an exciting opportunity to study and research the histories of Africans and African-descended peoples in the United Kingdom.

MA Black British Literature

This Masters degree is a world first. Launched in 2015, this MA traces diasporic and aesthetic routes, and draws upon the expertise of literary and drama specialists.

MA Brands, Communication & Culture

This unique programme introduces the ways in which brands are developed and used, and helps you understand how the growth of branding – in business, politics, government, sport and culture – has changed the societies we live in.

MA Children's Literature

Expand your understanding of children’s and young adult literature by specialising as a researcher, creative writer, or children’s book illustrator with the MA Children’s Literature programme.

MA Computational Arts

Develop your arts practice through the expressive world of creative computation. This Masters provides you with the historical foundations, frameworks and critical skills to produce a series of projects for public exhibition.

MA Computational Linguistics

Have you ever wondered how personal assistants like Siri and Alexa work, or how humans interact with chatbots and apps using natural language? Are you interested in how language is structured, what its social functions are, or how to build formal models of it? If so, then this programme is for you.

MA Computer Games: Art & Design

This MA is tailored for people who want to start a career in the game industry. One of the only programmes in the UK taught by actual game developers, it will teach you game design, art and animation, and game programming, and has a strong focus on entrepreneurship and business.

MA Contemporary Art Theory

The MA Contemporary Art Theory is for those with a special interest in contemporary art, and a commitment to theoretical work in the subject.

MA Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship

The MA Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship should be attractive if you either wish to develop a business arising from an existing creative practice, or to understand how to create the infrastructure and environment for new creative businesses.

MA Creative & Life Writing

Have you got a story to tell? Or poems that you want to shape into a collection? This Masters degree will help you develop your creative writing practice. You’ll experiment with a wide variety of forms to help you discover your preferred mode of writing.

MA Creative Writing & Education

You might be a teacher who writes; a writer interested in education; a poet, a novelist or a short story writer. Whatever your background, this course will help you develop your creative writing skills and learn how to teach them.

MA Cultural Studies

The MA Cultural Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of contemporary to culture, politics and society.

MA Culture Industry

‘Culture is a paradoxical commodity. So completely is it subject to the law of exchange that it is no longer exchanged; it is so blindly consumed in use that it can no longer be used. [...] The whole world is made to pass through the filter of the culture industry.’ –Theodor W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer, ‘The Culture Industry’, 1947

MA Dance Movement Psychotherapy

This programme provides you with a broad understanding of the theories and practices of dance movement therapy necessary for safe and effective clinical work, and enables you to practise as a dance movement psychotherapist.

MA Design: Expanded Practice

This is a radical post-disciplinary programme for practitioners who want to push the boundaries of what design can be and do.

MA Digital Media

The MA Digital Media is unique in its combination of practical and theoretical approaches to contemporary media and technology.

MA Dramaturgy & Writing for Performance

A unique programme for dramaturgs and playwrights, this Masters concentrates on the process of writing for live performance, together with an ongoing evaluation of the work in process.

MA Ecology, Culture & Society

Runaway climate change, mass extinctions, radical ecological transformations. We are living through profoundly unsettling times, and face equally uncertain futures. The MA Ecology, Culture, & Society offers the opportunity to engage with the urgency of contemporary socio-ecological challenges and to imaginatively explore ways of inhabiting the Earth otherwise.

MA Education: Culture, Language & Identity

This programme will enhance your understanding of educational theory and practice by focusing on issues of culture, language and identity, and is taught by internationally-renowned experts.

MA Events & Experience Management

Events managers of the future need to be versatile and confident, managing a wide array of events in innovative ways. This degree equips you to take your place in the events industry, leading the way in events and experience management for the fast-paced creative and cultural industries.

MA Film & Screen Studies

Address the image world, find out how images create meaning, and discover what you can do with what you see on this eclectic Masters.

MA Filmmaking

If you want to be a filmmaker this is the place to learn, gain experience and make films you will be proud to have on your show reel.

MA Filmmaking (Cinematography)

If you are passionate about pursuing a career as a cinematographer in an environment that promotes innovative filmmaking, this programme is for you. With its unique blend of hands-on workshops, studio and location filming exercises, and high production value collaborative film projects, the MA Filmmaking (Cinematography) elevates your skills as a moving-image storyteller to the level of Director of Photography.

MA Filmmaking (Directing Fiction)

The MA Filmmaking (Directing Fiction) is the premier place to develop your skills as a director, working on a range of projects from personal ‘essay’ films to large-scale shoots with professional actors and feature crew. 

MA Filmmaking (Editing)

This MA will enhance your narrative skills as an editor of fiction for film and television.

MA Filmmaking (Producing)

The MA Filmmaking (Producing) will provide you with a thorough training in all aspects of producing – from the conception of an initial idea through to development, financing, production and release.

MA Filmmaking (Screen Documentary)

This MA will develop your skills and creative vision in documentary production. It enhances your understanding of the historical context and contemporary modes of documentary production against a backdrop of the wider issues in media production.

MA Gender, Media & Culture

This programme introduces you to recent debates on gender in the disciplines of sociology and media, as well as to the interdisciplinary domains of feminist social and cultural theory. There are a range of topic choices available, including embodiment, feminist methods, media and sexuality, and postcolonialism.

MA History

The MA History is innovative, creative, free-thinking, stimulating, diverse and challenging – everything that is distinctive about history at Goldsmiths.

MA Human Rights, Culture & Social Justice

This MA examines contemporary issues concerning justice. You will learn how to conceptualise and study the possibilities of human rights, going beyond legal formulations to look at the conditions in which human rights claims are made.

MA Games and Playful Design

On this brave games Masters focusing on game design, you’ll explore the ways that games are used in the creative arts to engage conversation, inspire personal expression, and explore our world.

MA International Retail Business, Sustainability & Technologies

This programme will provide you with fundamental knowledge of the retail industry, introduce you to a diverse range of contemporary issues, and teach you skills in creative and cutting-edge solutions based on core intellectual and practical frameworks.

MA Journalism

Accredited with distinction by the Professional Publishers Association, this practical MA gives you the essential skills to work as a journalist for multiple audiences across myriad platforms.

MA-level Education CPD Modules

Our MA-level modules will enable you to develop your understanding and critical awareness of educational theory and practice, as well as your self-reflection and research skills.

MA Literary Studies

This unique and intellectually rigorous Masters programme gives you the opportunity to develop the study of literature at an advanced level from a variety of perspectives.

MA Luxury Brand Management

This Masters equips you with the management, entrepreneurial, marketing and professional skills to work in the luxury goods and experiential luxury industry.

MA Media and Communications

For over 30 years this MA has been actively interrogating the way the mediated world works. Discover the many roles of media and communications in your life and identity, across institutions and organisations and into wider cultures and societies through this pioneering programme.

MA Music (Audiovisual Cultures)

The MA Music (Audiovisual Cultures) offers you a unique opportunity to engage with cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on music and the moving image.

MA Musical Theatre

This unique Masters will enhance your critical understanding of musical theatre as a popular entertainment genre.

MA Performance Making

This international MA gives you the opportunity to develop your practice as an independent and collaborative performance practitioner. It invites you to explore and experiment with live, digital, intermedial and socially and politically engaged performance.

MA Photography Practice

This Masters is focused on developing your critical and creative photographic practice. It approaches photography as an expanded art form, holding space for its many intersections with other mediums and practices, including but not limited to moving image, CGI, installation, sculpture, performance and technology.

MA Political Communications

Interrogate the status quo with leading academics who don’t just talk and write about politics, but actively campaign to create change in the world.

MA Postcolonial Culture & Global Policy

Conceived in the context of world-systemic transformation, this MA will give you the analytical tools to understand contemporary developments and world(s) through an encounter with post-colonial theory and international political economic issues.

MA Queer History

The MA Queer History is a pioneering programme in one of the most exciting areas of historical enquiry, giving a voice to those who throughout much of history have been denied one.

MA Race, Media and Social Justice

How we live with difference is the key issue of our time. The MA Race, Media and Social Justice will equip you with critical and theoretical tools to unpack and deepen your understanding of contemporary debates on race, ethnicity and racism.

MA Research Architecture

The MA Research Architecture is for graduates from a range of disciplines who want to examine how architecture can engage with questions of contemporary culture, politics, media, ecology and justice, and question whether spatial practice can become a form of research.

MA Script Writing

The skills of storytelling are timeless. Tackle the creative, analytical and professional sides of script writing for film, television and radio on this industry-accredited Masters.

MA Social Anthropology

Are you interested in a career in anthropology, but haven’t studied the subject before? Have you studied anthropology in the past, but need to consolidate this experience before moving into anthropological research?

MA Social Work

This Masters programme is ideal for graduates with relevant experience interested in pursuing a professional career in social work. You will receive an approved qualification, enabling you to register with Social Work England and work as a qualified professional social worker on completion of the programme.

MA Sociology

How can sociology engage with the most significant challenges facing societies today and the patterns and dynamics of contemporary social life? Through an introduction to the sociological imagination and sociology as a craft and vocation, you will study core themes of sociology at an advanced level to develop your capacity to think critically and sociologically.

MA Visual Anthropology

The MA Visual Anthropology offers a unique combination of anthropological theory and visual practice. It provides you with a strong foundation for producing visual work informed by anthropology.

MA World Performances, Theatres & Cultures

Covering historical and philosophical bases of theatre and performance practices from different parts of the world, this Masters investigates indigenous and contemporary performance and theatre traditions from a variety of cultural contexts.

MA/MSc Digital Journalism

With an industry-informed curriculum, this future-focused MA combines computing and media and communications to reflect digital journalism at its most current.

MA/MSc Virtual & Augmented Reality

Immersive experiences, including virtual and augmented reality, are the most exciting new mediums to emerge in the 21st century. On this Masters, you’ll be working on a once-in-a-lifetime challenge: shaping and pioneering a medium that’s already having a major impact on our society.

MFA Computational Arts

Study a degree that develops your arts practice through the expressive world of creative computation. This Masters provides you with the historical foundations, frameworks and critical skills to produce a series of projects for public exhibition.

MFA Curating

The MFA Curating at Goldsmiths is designed for students who wish to take up the challenge of artistic, social and critical curating with a contemporary approach to the subject. It also helps students to develop their professional practice.

MFA Fine Art

Our MFA programme aims to strengthen your motivation, self-reflection and ambition as an emerging artist. We do this by subjecting art-making to intense critical scrutiny.

MMus Creative Practice

This flexible Masters is an inclusive, forward-thinking composition and creative practice degree, open to broad conceptions of composition, and multi-disciplinary approaches to practice.

MMus Music

The MMus degree allows students to advance in performance and composition in the broadest sense, while acquiring academic knowledge.

MMus Popular Music

The MMus Popular Music centres creative artists in a stimulating and supportive environment where critical enquiry, and testing songs, compositions, performance and experimentation in practice can lead to a portfolio of new work.

MMus Sonic Arts

The MMus Sonic Arts offers you a unique opportunity to work at the forefront of a wide range of creative and experimental approaches to technology-based sound and music practice, including spatial sound, field recording, live electronics, interactive performance, improvisation systems, sound art installation and audiovisual composition.

MPhil/PhD Advanced Practices

This programme will provide you with an opportunity for your own work to engage with the widening horizons of new practices. It will also enable you to invent methodologies, reframe urgencies, and reimagine the contexts for work.

MPhil/PhD Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology offers supervision in a wide range of areas for research degrees.

MPhil/PhD Art

We support innovative art research in fine art, curating, art writing and across disciplines.

MPhil/PhD Art Practice & Learning

What kind of learning emerges from and with art practice, and how does such learning further impact upon arts practice? This reflexive question lies at the heart of the MPhil/PhD Art Practice & Learning.

MPhil/PhD Arts & Computational Technology

This is the only programme in the University of London in which students can include creative work and an arts-based context of their practice within the distinctive field of arts and creative technologies.

MPhil/PhD Communities and Social Justice

Goldsmiths is home to world-renowned researchers in social justice, community work and youth work, making it a perfect home for postgraduate research studies in these areas.

MPhil/PhD Computer Science

Our MPhil/PhD programme in computer science offers you the opportunity to participate fully in the highly interdisciplinary research environment of our department and of the College as a whole.

MFA Creative Practice

Develop a distinctive, original and trans-disciplinary creative practice in (or related to) music through this programme.

MPhil/PhD Counselling & Psychotherapy

This course is offered on both a full- and part-time basis. Your research may be clinically and/or theoretically focused in the fields of psychoanalysis, analytical psychology and psychodynamic counselling.

MPhil/PhD Creative Writing

The inter-relationship between theory, scholarship and the creative process is key to the Goldsmiths MPhil/PhD Creative Writing.

MPhil/PhD Design

Goldsmiths’ Department of Design postgraduate research programmes offer you the opportunity to redefine design research in a community of design practice.

MPhil/PhD Drama

The Department of Theatre and Performance's research embraces a range of global theory and practice in theatre and performance including play-texts, physical practices and critical/cultural theory on which students can draw in their research.

MPhil/PhD Education

We are committed to developing our postgraduate students into competent and critical educational researchers able to conduct rigorous and socially impactful research using a variety of methodological approaches.

MPhil/PhD History

The distinctive emphasis of Goldsmiths' Department of History is a theorised, interdisciplinary and comparative approach to research.

MPhil/PhD Law

Goldsmiths Law MPhil/PhD candidates are given outstanding opportunities to explore modern legal phenomena in their rapidly changing socio-political, cultural, and economic context.

MPhil/PhD Management

The Institute of Management Studies (IMS) will equip you with a sound understanding of the methods and skills necessary to conduct high-level research, using a wide range of approaches and techniques.

MPhil/PhD Media & Communications and Cultural Studies

We welcome proposals for research in any area connected with media, communications, digital media, cultural theory and practice. We aim to engage you, intellectually and critically, and with enthusiasm, in a media or cultural studies project that questions everything.

MPhil/PhD Music

Goldsmiths’ Department of Music has a lively and varied research base, large postgraduate community, active performing tradition, and offers proximity to London’s resources.

MPhil/PhD Politics

Undertake a research degree in politics and international relations at Goldsmiths.

MPhil/PhD Psychology

We're committed to developing our postgraduates into skilled researchers who can conduct rigorous research using a variety of methods and analytic techniques.

MPhil/PhD Psychology (IMS)

The Institute of Management Studies (IMS) will equip you with a sound understanding of the methods and skills necessary to conduct high-level research, using a wide range of approaches and techniques.

MPhil/PhD Religious Studies

Goldsmiths is an exciting space for postgraduates, with numerous international speakers passing through, a huge range of interdisciplinary seminars and reading groups and a very open and warm environment for the exchange of ideas.

MPhil/PhD Social Work & Social Policy

Goldsmiths is home to a wealth of experience and research in social work, spanning areas from social justice to social injustices to sexual and gender diversity.

MPhil/PhD Sociology

We offer MPhil and PhD research programmes in Sociology for full or part-time study.

MPhil/PhD Translation

We welcome proposals for research in any area connected with translation and/or interpreting theory and practice, or any research that addresses theoretical or practical issues relating to the interpretation or communication of meaning across borders of language and culture and embraces a wide range of disciplinary and methodological approaches.

MPhil/PhD Translation (by Practice)

The MPhil/PhD Translation by Practice offers a new approach to studying Translation or Interpreting, incorporating a creative practical/practice research project. This can include translating a book or play, subtitling a film, or translating song lyrics or poetry. The possibilities are nearly endless.

MPhil/PhD Visual Culture

We welcome applicants wishing to explore visual culture understood as a meeting ground between creative practices, the philosophical and the political.

MRes Advanced Practices

The MRes in Advanced Practices responds to the growing importance of research within contemporary cultural production.

MRes Anthropology

This programme offers advanced training to students who intend to undertake a doctorate in anthropology, and it presents a valuable standalone research degree in and of itself that allows students to apply for researcher positions.

MRes English

This MRes prepares you for more advanced research projects at MPhil/PhD level, but is also a degree in its own right. It's ideal if you're considering a 'taster' year of research, or if you're keen to complete shorter term research at graduate level. 

MRes History

The MRes provides excellent preparation for study at MPhil/PhD level for students with a defined research topic, but is also a degree in its own right.

MRes Research Methods in Psychology

The programme aims to equip you with a sound understanding of the research methods and skills necessary to conduct high-level research in psychology, using a wide range of approaches and techniques.

MRes Visual Anthropology

The MRes Visual Anthropology offers advanced-level training to students who normally already have an undergraduate degree or an MA. Alternative practical experiences will be considered and assessed on a case-to-case basis. The programme offers training to students who intend to undertake a doctorate in anthropology and/or it presents a research degree in and of itself.

MRes Visual Cultures

The MRes Visual Cultures is ideal if you have already completed an advanced course of study in art history and theory but would like to further develop your thought and research projects before studying at MPhil/PhD level.

MSc Business Management

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to be an effective manager in increasingly uncertain and technology-dominated environments.

MSc Computational Cognitive Neuroscience

Understanding the relationship between brain, cognition and behaviour is one of the biggest challenges for the scientific community. This established Masters course, integrating computer modelling with experimental research, equips students with a solid theoretical basis and practical experience of advanced data analysis and experimental techniques in computational and cognitive neuroscience.

MSc Computer Games Programming

This MSc is tailored for people who want to work in the game industry. You will learn multi-platform game development and gain a solid foundation in programming to help you develop your skills. The MSc has a strong focus on business and entrepreneurship, including the possibility to work with industry partners as part of your internship.

MSc Data Science

The MSc Data Science will provide you with the technical and practical skills to analyse the big data that is the key to success in future business, digital media, and science.

MSc Data Science with Artificial Intelligence

The MSc Data Science and Artificial Intelligence will provide you with a deep understanding of cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence techniques and the practical skills to implement data analytics using AI.

MSc Forensic Psychology

This MSc provides the academic training required for a career as a forensic psychologist.

MSc Foundations in Clinical Psychology & Health Services

This innovative MSc provides students with a strong knowledge and experience base for progressing to health service careers, particularly those looking to become clinical psychologists and clinical psychology researchers.

MSc Management of Innovation

This programme will equip you with the fundamental business and social enterprise knowledge and skills needed to manage innovative product and brand or policy development, service delivery, and integration of emerging technologies in fast-paced industries.

MSc Marketing and Consumer Behaviour

The MSc Marketing & Consumer Behaviour will equip you with a comprehensive grounding in approaches to understanding consumer preferences, judgements and decision-making.

MSc Marketing and Technology

This Masters offers the knowledge and skills required to be a successful marketer in dynamic and technology-driven industries.

MSc Music, Mind & Brain

This unique programme combines music psychology with neuroscience, focusing on both the biological and cognitive aspects of musical behaviour.

MSc Psychology (Conversion)

The programme is the first of its kind at the University of London, offering a scientific approach to the study of human behaviour. You will develop a broad understanding of psychological theory and research, and the processes influencing how people think, feel, behave, and interact.

MSc Social Research

The MSc Social Research is an advanced degree in social scientific methodology and is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as a research training degree.

MSc User Experience Engineering

This innovative programme will explore how people experience the world, particularly when using technology. You'll learn how each layer of technology, from core hardware through to the way that media is handled, can affect user experience, and gain the skills for researching user requirements and designing the best solutions.

MSc/PGDip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

The MSc Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) aims to provide students with a structured training where students can systematically acquire the knowledge and skills needed to practice as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.

PGCert in Digital Media Theory

The PGCert in Digital Media offers an introduction to critical and theoretical approaches to contemporary media and technology.

PGCert in Film & Screen Studies

The PGCert in Film and Screen Studies offers a unique combination of critical and creative approaches to the past and the future of audiovisual media.

PGCert in Media & Communications

The Postgraduate Certificate in Media and Communications offers an introduction to the interdisciplinary fields of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies. You are invited to think critically about the larger, global media worlds of the present age, and about your own location in the mediated society in which you live.

PGCert Museums & Galleries Entrepreneurship

This programme will cover sponsorship and marketing, audience development, regeneration and partnerships, and commerce/merchandise, giving a detailed insight into the ways that museums and galleries are managed and develop entrepreneurship.

PGCert in Political Communications

The Postgraduate Certificate in Political Communications offers teaching that is critical, innovative and diverse. It combines theory with practical, applied elements, and draws on a range of research and contemporary examples.

PGCert in Race, Media & Social Justice

The Postgraduate Certificate in Race, Media and Social Justice aims to offer a rigorous and academic approach to deepen your understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity, in order to form your own interventions that can contribute to social justice and equality.

PGDip in Digital Media – Theory

The Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Media – Theory is unique in its combination of theoretical approaches to contemporary media and technology.

PGDip in Film & Screen Studies

The PGDip in Film and Screen Studies offers a unique combination of critical and creative approaches to the past and the future of audiovisual media.

PGDip in Media & Communications

The Postgraduate Diploma in Media and Communications offers a broad look at many aspects of the media – sociological, economic and cultural. It invites you to think critically about the larger, global media worlds of the present age, and about your own place in society.

PGDip in Political Communications

The Postgraduate Diploma in Political Communications offers teaching that is critical, innovative and diverse. It combines theory with practical, applied elements, and draws on a range of research and contemporary examples.

PGDip in Race, Media & Social Justice

The Postgraduate Diploma in Race, Media and Social Justice offers a rigorous and academic approach to this subject to deepen your understanding of contemporary issues regarding race and ethnicity. This will enable you to form your own interventions that can contribute to social justice and equality.

MPhil/PhD Economics

Training future economists who combine imaginative approaches with rigorous analysis.

MA Global Politics: Theory & Activism

This programme challenges views on global politics, considering the roles of international civil society, activists and non-Eurocentric understandings of politics. Applying academic knowledge to real-world situations you'll have practical and professional opportunities throughout the degree.

MA Sociology (Inventive Urban Research)​

This MA is designed for students interested in new ways of exploring and understanding the social world through visual, sensory, and other experimental approaches. You will draw on urban sociology to examine the meaning of cities, urban life and culture.

MA Social Justice in Education

This programme will enhance your understanding of the role of education in facilitating equal and just societies, focusing on issues of globalisation, languages, and racial and gender inequalities. This MA is taught by nationally and internationally-renowned experts.

Graduate Diploma Contemporary Art History

The Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Art History is for graduates of other disciplines with an interest in contemporary art and ideas, and who wish to carry out research at higher levels in the fields of visual cultures. By studying this programme, you will build upon your existing knowledge and develop a greater independent and critical engagement in the fields of art and visual cultures.

LLM Criminal Justice

The LLM in Criminal Justice gives you a panoramic, 360-degree view of the criminal process, and a multidimensional perspective that explores organic synergies between domestic, transnational and international criminal justice. It opens up diverse career paths in the criminal justice and human rights sectors.

LLM Criminal Justice & Human Rights

This cutting-edge LLM places you in the unique position to develop advanced knowledge and expertise in two specialist fields: criminal justice and international human rights. It will empower you to pursue legal practice in the UK and internationally, opening diverse career paths in the criminal justice and human rights sector, or advancing you to the position where you will choose to undertake a PhD in criminal justice or human rights or their interactions.

LLM International Human Rights

The LLM in International Human Rights equips you with advanced knowledge and expertise in human rights law, giving you access to our internationally leading faculty, eminent legal experts, and some of the foremost human rights organisations in the UK.

LLM Law

The LLM (Master of Law) equips you with advanced knowledge and expertise in specialist areas of law, empowering you to pursue a diverse range of legal careers, or PhD study, in the UK and internationally.

MA Anthropology & Museum Practice

Fusing Goldsmiths' academic excellence and professional training from the Horniman Museum, the MA in Anthropology & Museum Practice provides you with a uniquely comprehensive set of skills.

MA Applied Anthropology & Community & Youth Work

Professionally validated by the National Youth Agency and the Endorsement and Quality Standards Board for Community Development, this MA brings together youth work and community development theory and practice with the research methods and theoretical preoccupations of anthropology.

PGCE (Primary with Mathematics)

Our PGCE with Maths programme will support you to become a reflective, inclusive and creative primary school teacher. In addition, as a maths specialist, it will provide you with an enhanced understanding of maths teaching across all primary age phases.

PGCE (Primary with Modern Languages)

Our Primary PGCE with Modern Languages programme will support you in becoming a confident, reflective, and engaged primary school teacher. In addition, it will provide you with the opportunity to understand how languages French, German, and Spanish can best be taught across the Primary age phases.

PGCE (Primary)

Our well established Primary PGCE programme will support you in developing the skills, knowledge, and understanding that you’ll need to become a reflective, inclusive, creative, and engaged classroom practitioner.

PGCE (Secondary): Part-time Programme

This course offers an innovative and integrated route for those looking to become qualified secondary school teachers who need a part-time programme of study.

PGCE (Secondary): Mathematics

Secondary schools need good Maths teachers. This exciting and demanding programme will prepare you to become an effective and high-quality Maths teacher, with a particular focus on the unique demands of working in a multi-ethnic London comprehensive school.

PGCE (Secondary): Standard Programme

This full-time PGCE (Secondary) programme is available in conjunction with any of the following teaching subjects: Art and Design; Biology; Chemistry; Design and Technology; Drama; English; English and Media; Mathematics; Media; Modern Languages and Physics.

PGCE (Secondary): Drama

We recognise the importance and potential of theatre as an art form. Our goal is to promote pupils’ personal, social, spiritual and cultural development through theatre and performance.

PGCE (Secondary): Art & Design

This teacher training programme prepares you to teach art and design in secondary schools. You are shown how to plan, resource, and organise art lessons, as well as how to support, monitor and assess students’ engagement with Art and Design.

PGCE (Secondary): Design & Technology

Our aim is to develop teachers whose vision, imagination and professionalism takes them beyond the realities of current educational policy, and encourage them to continually seek to evolve new and better models of practice

PGCE (Secondary): English

This teacher training programme offers a balance of theory and practice to give you a thorough grounding in all aspects of the National Curriculum for English, including post-16 teaching.

PGCE (Secondary): Modern Languages

This programme encourages an interactive teaching approach that builds confidence, develops understanding of how the language system works and leads to purposeful language use. It provides you with the tools to make the study of language stimulating for the full range of learners.

(Secondary): English & Media

This course is split equally between teaching English and teaching Media Studies. It will give you an understanding of the important issues and practices underpinning the teaching of English and of Media Studies for 11-18 year olds.

(Secondary): Media

Offering you a balance of theory and practice, this programme provides the opportunity to explore and understand the ways that the key concepts of Media Studies and Film Studies are taught at secondary school and at post-16 level.