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.
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 BA degree in Anthropology, Sociology, Educational Studies or Media and Communications.
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 BA degree in Art History, Drama, English Literature or History.
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.
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.
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.
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).
This Pre-Masters programme is aimed at students who are considering undertaking an MA/MFA in Art, but need a year to develop their artistic practice, as well as their critical and academic English language skills.
The Criminal Justice and Human Rights pathway leads to an LLB Law (Hons) with Criminal Justice and Human Rights. This programme gives you the opportunity to obtain specialist knowledge and deepen your understanding of criminal justice and human rights, and their challenging interactions.
History surrounds us: in museums and galleries, streets and parks, and in the lived experiences of communities. Combine your love for history with the creative and practical skills needed to work in the heritage and cultural management sectors.
Investigate the world of anthropology from a new angle. The BA Anthropology programme offers a challenging and contemporary syllabus, exploring key anthropological debates, and using them to help you understand contemporary societal and cultural issues.
The BA Anthropology & Media programme combines anthropological and communications theories to provide you with a better understanding of cultural diversity, and a critical knowledge of communication processes.
Anthropology and sociology deal with human behaviours in their social context. This degree gives you a comprehensive grounding in these converging subjects, so you'll develop an understanding of their shared traditions and differences in perspective.
Develop your digital production skills, and combine them with key anthropological concepts. The BA Anthropology & Visual Practice programme helps develop your understanding of contemporary cultural issues, as well as your practical skills in both research methods and visual practice.
This programme is ideal if you have some experience of community and youth work. Challenging, dynamic and interactive, it presents opportunities for critical reflection and exploration of recent developments in the field.
Explore the nature and social impact of crime and investigate the subject from a critical and sociological perspective. You'll graduate with the skills and experience suitable for a wide range of careers in the policy, legal, criminal justice, academic and civil sectors. You could find a job as a youth worker, counsellor, police or probation officer – or pursue a career in human rights, counter-terrorism or the intelligence services.
Study economics for a constantly changing world. This degree offers you formal and rigorous training in economic theory and real world application, and allows you to specialise in a key area of the modern economy.
This programme addresses the practice of politics in the ‘real-world’, in which every political choice is simultaneously an economic act, and every economic decision has indelible political consequences.
This degree will develop your knowledge of the education system in the UK and beyond. You'll enter into key debates about policy issues with a focus on social justice and equality, and get to understand education from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Our English degree gives you the opportunity to develop the critical and verbal skills needed for a confident, effective reading of literary and non-literary texts. It develops your core skills in analytical and imaginative reading and writing.
Examine the formation of the American literary aesthetic, and the critical concepts and ideologies that shape the American nation, through the study of a varied range of literary and critical works from both sides of the Atlantic.
This distinctive degree supports your individual concerns and development and enables you to navigate your way through theory and practice, various fine art media, and thematic strands within the study of art history and visual cultures.
The Extension Degree (Year 0) has been designed specifically for students from countries outside the European Union. Our aim is to enable you to work independently as an artist, and to generate and develop your own ideas.
History helps us to understand how the world came to be as it is now and to understand why people behaved as they did in the past. That can help us shape our own futures. At History's core is the story of the diversity of human life.
This degree is a challenging, critical introduction to two disciplines key to understanding human life, culture and society in the past and present. It enables you to explore contemporary cultural issues from an historical perspective.
The BA History & Journalism will help you develop a keen understanding of the past so that you can produce riveting journalism about the present. If you loved history at school, and want to help report and shape current events, then this is the degree for you.
This exciting degree lets you explore the ways in which thinking about politics is vital to a study of history, and how the past development of social and political institutions and ideas is crucial to an understanding of contemporary politics.
This degree encourages you to develop an independent critical involvement with works of art and visual culture, to examine changing historical conceptions of art and the artist, and to explore the visual arts in their wider cultural and political contexts.
If you want to understand the impact of the Arab Spring or the ideology of ISIS, how US foreign policy is shaped by domestic politics, how international trade affects various parts of the world, how different cultures shape political decision making, or how international NGOs operate, this is the degree for you.
China has been at the forefront of a global economic power shift in the aftermath of the global economic crisis in 2008. This undergraduate degree gives you the chance to study international relations with a year abroad in China at Capital Normal University in Beijing.
The world of news and journalism is changing at an unprecedented rate. This programme offers an individual and innovative blend of contemporary multimedia journalism that ensures you will be prepared for the future of a rapidly developing news industry.
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.
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.
The study of politics entails more than the study of government. This programme is concerned with the way in which we understand and communicate about the problems and conflicts we face, and the formal exercise of power.
This degree provides a grounding in some of the major aspects of politics and international relations. You'll learn about international systems and global governance political theory, UK, European and US politics, international political economy and undertake area-based studies of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
This challenging and ground-breaking degree introduces you to core ideas and issues in politics, philosophy and economics (PPE). It will help you understand how the economy is governed, how public policy gets made, and the ideas which shape our world.
Drawing on current research across the social sciences, government guidance, and legislative frameworks, this degree focuses on the issues that are key in facilitating your professional and academic development as a social worker.
This degree provides intensive Mandarin language tuition, one year at a top Chinese university in Beijing, and analytical sociological skills for you to understand and actively engage in a global world in which China is a major superpower.
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.
This degree reflects the diversity and excitement of music in the 21st century, taking in everything from classical music to contemporary jazz and electronic practices, and gives you the opportunity to mix performance, composition and research.
Imagine being able to create your own tools for performance. Or develop your own instruments, interactive installations or reactive sound design. This interdisciplinary programme gives you that opportunity.
In Digital Arts Computing you will develop artistic work in conversation with critical studies. Through a series of projects for public exhibition you will explore the materialities of creative computing. This degree will prepare you to transform and lead the field of digital art.
The BSc (Hons) Management with Economics places an emphasis on the wider social, historical and political context in which organisations operate, and how it shapes the circulation, and demand/supply, of goods and services.
The BSc (Hons) Management with Entrepreneurship places an emphasis on how organisations are conceived, sustained through opportunity seeking and resource acquisition, grow and stay creative and innovative.
Study BSc in Marketing at Goldsmiths for a programme that combines multiple disciplines such as Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Management. You will be at the core of a new natural development, making this a special programme for anyone who wants to explore interdisciplinary links.
This degree offers a scientific approach to the study of human behaviour, giving a broad understanding of psychological theory and research. It will develop your understanding of the processes influencing how people think, feel, behave, and interact.
This degree offers a scientific approach to the study of human behaviour, with an emphasis on clinically relevant skills, knowledge and experience giving a broad understanding of psychological theory and research.
This degree offers a scientific approach to the study of human behaviour, with an emphasis on neuroscience explanations of human behaviour and neuroscience methods. It will develop your understanding of the processes that influence people.
This degree offers a scientific approach to the study of psychology and behaviour. You will be introduced to psychological theories, methods and processes relating to the legal, criminal and civil justice systems.
Our Foundation Year in Computing is an alternative entry route for students without the formal academic profile to enter into degree level study.
We will help you develop your undergraduate academic skills, whilst also teaching you foundations of programming, problem solving and maths.
This is a five-year degree at Goldsmiths. If you successfully achieve the progression requirements of the foundation years, you can continue with the full-time three-year BA (Hons) Anthropology degree.
This is a four-year degree at Goldsmiths. If you successfully achieve the progression requirements of the foundation year, you can continue with the full-time three-year BA (Hons) Media & Communications degree.
We offer MPhil and PhD research programmes in English (including American Literature and literary theory), World Literature, Comparative Literature, Linguistics, Translation, and Creative Writing, for full or part-time study.
The MPhil/PhD Translation by Practice offers a new approach to studying Translation, incorporating a creative practical project. This can include translating a book or play, subtitling a film, or translating song lyrics or poetry.
The MA Art & Ecology is a fifteen-month studio-based post-graduate programme for emerging artists who want to engage in meaningful and transformative ways with the most pressing ecological questions of our time.
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.
The MA Anthropology and Cultural Politics is an exciting interdisciplinary programme in anthropology, directed at students from a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social and political sciences.
Professionally validated by the National Youth Agency, this programme brings together community development and youth work practice with the research methods and theoretical preoccupations of anthropology.
Taught jointly by the Departments of Anthropology and Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies, this MA offers a stimulating synthesis of theory and practice. In short, it is at the heart of what Goldsmiths is all about.
This is a pathway of the MA Applied Anthropology & Community and Youth Work, aimed both at international applicants who may not need a British National Youth Agency qualification and those who want to become specialists in community development.
Develop your ability to contextualise, critique, and create. This MA addresses the historical, political, theoretical and ethical issues of applied theatre, and explores the ways in which theatre and performance are created by diverse groups of people.
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 'international' politics to speak to our current reality.
This twelve-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.
This programme gives artists, practitioners, and teachers 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.
This programme builds on London's position as one of the most important musical centres in the world, with a diverse range of concert halls, theatres, cultural institutions and arts events that reflect its cosmopolitan and multicultural society.
This unique programme introduces you to the variety of ways in which brands are developed and used, and helps you to understand how the growth of branding – in business, but also in politics, government, sport and culture – has changed the societies we live in.
The academic study of children’s literature has developed over the past 30 years, and is now a recognised multidisciplinary field of enquiry. This programme will enable you to explore the relationship between reader, writer, text and context, and consider the processes that underpin those interactions.
Study a degree which develops your arts practice through the expressive world of creative computation. It provides you with the historical foundations, frameworks and critical skills to produce a series of projects for public exhibition. It is delivered by Computing.
This MA responds to the pressing need for a high quality postgraduate degree serving the computer games and entertainment industries. The emphasis is on games design, art and animation, and will also develop the fundamentals of computer programming, entrepreneurship/business, and your own practice. You'll also be able to work with industry partners.
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.
Have you got a story to tell? Or poems that you want to shape into a collection? This 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.
You might be a teacher who writes; a writer who works in education; a poet, a novelist or a short story writer. Whatever your background, this course will teach you more about the connections between creative writing and education.
We live in a time of profound cultural, social and political changes. This Masters degree in Critical & Creative Analysis is designed to equip you with the conceptual and analytical tools to understand and engage with these developments in thoughtful and inventive ways.
‘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
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 therapist.
This course is a radical post-disciplinary programme for practitioners who want to push the boundaries of what design can be and do. During this MA we work with you to transform your practice as a critical and social undertaking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This MA looks at contemporary changes in media and communications, by putting into perspective the transformations that affect the way people live and work, national and international institutions evolve, and how cultural practices develop.
See the story behind what's right in front of you. The MA Global Political Economy examines the world in real terms. You will work in small groups with world class experts at the Political Economy Research Centre (PERC), as well as across a number of other Goldsmiths departments, and learn how to hold the world up to scrutiny.
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.
This pathway of our MA Literary Studies degree aims to introduce you to a wide range of texts and issues in the literature of the Caribbean and the Caribbean diaspora to highlight significant movements relative to the social, political and historical contexts impacting upon these new literatures.
This pathway of the MA in Literary Studies aims to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the literature of nineteenth-century Britain and its relationship to a wide variety of cultural, intellectual, geographic and historical contexts.
This pathway of the MA Literary Studies is ideal if you’re keen to study Shakespeare at an advanced level. Centred on Shakespeare and early modern literature and culture, you’ll also explore the reception and performance of Shakespeare in later times.
For over 25 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.
The MA Multilingualism, Linguistics and Education is an applied linguistics programme with an emphasis on both linguistic and cultural diversity, which provides a solid understanding of key theoretical and practical issues in multilingual and intercultural educational settings.
The MA Music advances your exploration of today’s music in all its complexity. From a range of stimulating pathways, you choose one that best suits your interests. Modules are shared across pathways, and are rooted in academic and practice-based research.
The MA Music (Contemporary Music Studies) examines aspects of methodology, repertoire studies and cultural theory within a wide-ranging programme of investigation into the role of contemporary music in the society for which it is created.
This MA allows you to build an individual, 'tailor-made' programme of study, which incorporates the intellectual concerns, skills and understandings that lead to a clearly focused research dissertation.
The Musicology pathway in the MA Music programme qualifies graduates to embark upon their own research. While honing specialist skills, this pathway teaches students bold approaches to music as a practice and an academic discipline.
The MA Music (Popular Music Research) engages with scholarly debates and public controversies around popular music, while examining and developing both traditional and innovative ways of researching popular music.
This unique international laboratory programme brings diverse individuals into collaborative research, acknowledging the challenges of creating original, performer-driven theatre in today's complex, globalised culture.
This MA gives practitioners and theorists the opportunity to research and develop the new boundaries of image-making made possible by technological change within the context of post-industrial culture.
How can (and should) we talk about the challenges and possibilities for development in the 21st century? This degree examines how 21st century ‘development’ has become a site of struggle, one where new forms of politics and theory have emerged.
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.
From analysing the theories of intellectual heavyweights such as Bourdieu and Lacan, to unpicking a global campaign, this MA explores the hinterland between the big three promotional professions, the media, and society.
How we live with difference is the key issue of our time. Issues relating to race and ethnicity, whether immigration, Islamophobia, #blacklivesmatter, or media diversity, are at the forefront of public debate. 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.
Navigate new adventures on this long-standing MA radio practice and audio production programme. Bring your existing knowledge and experience to analyse radio from a theoretical and practical perspective.
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.
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?
There is a growth in the number of entrepreneurs starting businesses with social and environmental purposes. This exciting MA will enable you to develop a critical understanding of and practical insights into modes of social enterprise.
Drawing on current research across the social sciences, government guidance, and legislative frameworks, this degree focuses on the issues that are key in facilitating your professional and academic development as a social worker.
This programme looks at language from a sociocultural perspective. It's designed for anyone with an interest in the relationship between language, culture and society but also provides a solid understanding of English language and linguistics.
This is a trans-disciplinary Masters that builds expertise in understanding the role played by the cultural sector (arts, theatres, heritage etc) in developing and managing tourism and hospitality as major engines of growth, regeneration and job creation in the 21st century.
This programme responds to the increasing need in a globalised, interconnected world, for highly-qualified translators who can navigate different genres of text and negotiate the language needs of diverse audiences and industries.
The MA Visual Sociology is designed for students interested in new ways of exploring and understanding the social world through the use of visual, sensory and other experimental approaches. You’ll study sociological issues alongside innovative methods and gain the tools needed to examine, represent and intervene in the social world.
This programme is one of the few taught Masters programmes of its kind in the world. Covering historical and philosophical bases of theatre and performance practices from different parts of the world, this degree investigates indigenous and contemporary performance and theatre traditions from a variety of cultural contexts.
Study a degree which develops your arts practice through the expressive world of creative computation. The Masters provides you with the historical foundations, frameworks and critical skills to produce a series of projects for public exhibition.
The programme is designed for students who wish to take up the challenge of contemporary curating as an artistic, social and critical undertaking, and who wish to develop their professional practice in this area.
This MFA, described as one of the most influential MFA programmes in the world, subjects art-making to critical scrutiny. Artists on the programme strengthen the motivation, self-reflection and ambition of their practice and its leading ideas.
This flexible Masters is an opportunity to investigate and combine strategies for developing creative work – an inclusive and forward-thinking composition degree that acknowledges many different definitions of the term.
The MMus degree advances your exploration of today’s creative music practice in all its complexity. From a range of stimulating pathways, you choose one that best suits your interests. Modules are shared across pathways, and are rooted in academic and practice-based research.
This Masters develops your technical and interpretive abilities as a performer, informed by an understanding of style, genre, context and interpretation, as well as historical and theoretical issues relevant to your specialist repertoire.
The MMus Sonic Arts is an opportunity to explore a wide range of creative approaches to studio-based music, including fixed-media composition, improvisation systems, sound art installation and composition for video/film.
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.
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.
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.
The Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship has a strong research base in all areas of cultural policy; creative, cultural and social entrepreneurship; cultural diplomacy; and arts management.
On this programme we interrupt theory with practice, and practice with theory – we aim to engage you, intellectually and critically, and with enthusiasm, in a cultural studies project that questions everything.
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.
We are committed to developing our postgraduate students into competent educational researchers able to conduct rigorous research using a variety of methodological approaches. We welcome inquiries about possible research topics both theoretical and empirical.
We accept students into the Department of Politics and International Relations on the basis of a match between your proposed research and the current research interests of a potential supervisor as well as an assessment of qualifications and suitability for a research degree.
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.
The MRes programme in Curatorial/Knowledge takes place within the world’s only dedicated PhD programme for advanced contemporary curatorial research. It provides a profound grounding in a variety of relevant theoretical knowledges and offers a unique meeting ground for a network of internationally active curators.
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.
This programme trains you in the fundamental aspects of quantitative and qualitative research, including research design, data collection and data analysis, and provides practical, ‘hands-on’ experience.
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.
This exciting MSc reflects the broad-ranging and strong neuroscience research profile of our Department, equipping you with a rigorous grounding in the theory and applications of cognitive, clinical, and developmental neuroscience.
Understanding the relationship between brain, cognition and behaviour is one of the biggest challenges the scientific community is currently working on. Computational cognitive neuroscience is a young and exciting discipline that tackles these long-standing research questions by integrating computer modelling with experimental research.
This innovative MSc programme aims to provide 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.
This MSc will equip you with the fundamental knowledge and skills required for managing innovative product and brand or policy development, service delivery, or integration of emerging technologies in fast-paced industries.
The MSc Marketing & Technology aims to transform students into uniquely-trained individuals possessing the knowledge and skills required to be successful marketers in dynamic and technology-driven industries.
Training as an Occupational Psychologist in the Institute of Management Studies will equip you with the scientific knowledge and practical skills to challenge the status quo and offer innovative solutions to workplace problems.
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. It is suitable for those who wish to prepare for PhD research, as well as those seeking to increase key employability skills in qualitative fieldwork, quantitative data management, and data analytics.
This innovative programme will explore how people experience the world around them, 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 transforming user requirements into appropriate technical solutions.
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.
Whether you're an experienced coach, or this is a new area for you, this flexible course will support you in developing your practice. By the end of the course you'll understand what motivates people, and be able to help them enhance their performance, wellbeing, and leadership skills.
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.
This teacher training course offers an exciting opportunity to become a qualified teacher with a specialism in mathematics. You’ll benefit from professional and college-based support networks to gain all the confidence and key skills you need.
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.
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; Media with English; Mathematics; Modern Languages and Physics.
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 monitor, record, evaluate, and assess students’ art practice.
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
Becoming an effective teacher is more than just transmitting knowledge. We'll support and encourage you on your journey to becoming a science teacher who can inspire a new generation of world-changers.
This programme offers a route into teaching a dynamic and constantly evolving subject. Our experts will teach you everything you need to know about the place of Media Studies within the school curriculum through a diverse and integrated course.
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.
Our Primary NQT training programme is made up of seven different sessions. Aimed at supporting Newly Qualified Teachers in Early Years, KS1 and KS2, we want to help you grow and have the opportunity to discuss and reflect on your practice and progress.
An anthropological, cross-cultural understanding of visual and material cultures is crucial to anyone that works in the creative industries, such as those in curatorial roles. Explore the convergances between art and anthropology, and develop your understanding of non-Western artistic cultures, placing them in their proper cultural, historical and socio-economic contexts. This course will enable you to contextualise implicit value systems, challenging Western style models and aesthetics.
In recent years the cultural study of space, the built environment and natural landscape has challenged western ethnocentric assumptions that everyone experiences space in the same way. This course continues this anthropological investigation, considering the differences and similarities in our spatial experiences, the way societies express themselves and how this varies cross culturally. We will question conventional ideas of space and place, drawing on a range of anthropological perspectives.
Interested in art psychotherapy and want to find out more?
Goldsmiths is offering evening taster sessions where you can have a brief experience exploring art therapy and gaining awareness of the theories that underpin the practice. You will also have an opportunity to talk with Lecturers from the MA Art Psychotherapy about career development.
The course aims to give you the opportunity of taking part in an Art Therapy Large Group. We aim to provide a boundaried space with no explicit agenda, to enable individuals to explore, through the use of art, performance and dialogue, the dynamics that arise in a large group.
This course is for those with previous dance experience who wish to gain a knowledge of and experience in Asian Contemporary Dance. This course will look at the styling and movement performed by current dancers from Asia today.
This course is a great introduction into race, gender and popular culture studies. We are surrounded by literature, film, series and music videos on a daily basis, from listening to Beyoncé, to watching Orange is the New Black to films such as Carol. We will question how we engage with representations of race and gender in popular culture, exploring how identity is constructed (for example femininity and masculinity) and deconstructing the complex notions that are rooted in our cultural system.
Producers and audiences are hungrier than ever for stories rooted in reality, whether ‘based on’ real events or just ‘inspired by’ them. This course will give you the tools to develop a 'based on a true story' script for a feature film or a multi-part television series.
The challenge to reduce work-related stress and improve wellbeing are areas of increasing interest, with recent research from bodies such as the World Health Organisation. This course draws upon evidence-based psychological intervention models, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, to enhance your awareness of when and how you and your colleagues might be affected. Through this increased self-knowledge we will explore how to cultivate greater control over your response to situational pressures.
On this intensive five-day course led by award-winning children's author-illustrator David Lucas, you will develop new confidence in classic illustration techniques, and create a bold and imaginative sequence of images to illustrate a narrative of your choice.
This course is ideal for both dancers who are interested in expanding their repertoire of styles and also beginners/enthusiasts who are interested in learning traditional Chinese dance or knowing more about Chinese arts and culture.
A course on advanced methods and techniques for defeating nervousness and improving confidence in public speaking. The skills covered in this course are essential for public speaking in general. More training dates here.
Would you like to be less nervous in unfamiliar situations? Perhaps be more creative when put on the spot? This course uses improv comedy to help you explore your speaking style and personal brand, examine your audiences, and train you to think on your feet while still feeling in control and having a good time.
This exciting short course explores the core components of developing and delivering community arts projects. As opportunities are now limited with cuts to the majority of funding sources, projects must be innovate and timely. Our experienced team have designed this course to ensure you are well placed to overcome funding obstacles, and deliver successful community arts projects.
Community Music is a term used to describe an approach to music that is inclusive and participatory. This can operate both therapeutically and educationally, but as a field has its own rich history. This course will provide an overview of the educational, community and therapeutic uses of music, introducing you to the key ethics and practices. We’ll explore contexts including schools, hospitals and care homes, sharing the skills and understanding required to pursue this rewarding profession.
Community Music is a term used to describe an approach to music that is inclusive and participatory. This can operate both therapeutically and educationally, but as a field has its own rich history and culture. This course focuses on music-making with people living with dementia. This rapidly-growing and exciting area of the field focuses on how music can enable those living with dementia to connect and create, combating social isolation, and helping maintain a sense of agency and identity.
Community Music is a term that describes an approach to music that is both inclusive and participatory. This can operate therapeutically and educationally, but as a field has its own rich history and culture. This workshop focuses on working with so-called “hard to reach” young people, in overcoming the challenges they face through music. As well as introducing you to this growing field, we’ll explore the contextual background and practical tools you’ll need to take into your own practice.
Community Music is a term used to describe an approach to music that is inclusive and participatory. This can operate both therapeutically and educationally, but as a field has its own rich history and culture. This course focuses on working with Disabled People and young people with Special Educational needs. We’ll explore some of the disabling barriers these groups face, as well as physical, cognitive and learning challenges, and how creative and participatory music sessions can benefit them.
Learn to advocate well – in court and other contexts. This is a course on advocacy as taught at the English Bar and practiced in English courts; enriched with advocacy practices from other countries (e.g. US and Russia), as well as with knowledge from psychology. More training dates here.
Join Adrian Sutton in conversation with Professor Mark d’Inverno for a lively and insightful discussion and evening reception. Hear about Adrian’s exciting and varied career as a composer, his diverse range of skills and knowledge, and the challenges and rewards of its creative process. Gain insights into what he has learnt about the mechanisms of his own creativity and that of others, and what he continues to learn.
Cultural Studies explores the political dynamics of contemporary culture. It does this from a variety of angles, both empirical and theoretical. In contemporary debates the question often emerges of how we can lead different lives as responses to political, environmental and economical crisis. This course will focus on different ways to think about actions and relations (summed up as ethics) and what it means to change the life one lives in a rapidly changing world.
Why do we identify with some social groups more than others? How do every day activities such as shopping inform our sense of group belonging? Human behaviour, culture and society pose many questions for all of us and through the discipline of anthropology - the study of humans - we can reveal important insights into language, race, marriage, religion, sex and other defining features of our humanity.
This Dance Movement Psychotherapy Taster evening will provide you with you an opportunity to understand more about the principles and practice of this exciting and transformative field of study. The evening will include presentations, lectures and experiential work under the expert supervision of our academic team. This course will give you an insight into the field, including what professional training options are available, and what the experience of being a professional practitioner entails.
While colonization is broadly thought of as having officially ended in the decades following the second world war, the (im)balance of power created by colonialism is still present and powerful. This course critiques anthropology through materials and perspectives gained from indigenous and non-western scholarship. You will reflect on race, gender, sexuality, environmentalism, economics, and philosophy from alternative perspectives drawn from the USA, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific.
In today’s attention-centred economy, it is more important than ever to engage your users, ensuring your audience can easily access your digital products and services. This unique course provides an in-depth immersion in User Experience (UX) - from asking the right questions, to understanding the latest innovations in UX research methods. We individually tailor the course to your needs, whether Product Manager, UX Lead or Market Researcher, so you can put your new knowledge straight to work.
This half day workshop will address two broad questions: What is the psychopathology and aetiology of EDs? How can therapists and counsellors think about and work with clients presenting with an Eating Disorder, to ensure a good outcome and promote recovery?
This 3-week short course has been specifically designed for undergraduates from overseas who wish to further their knowledge of English related to the field of Art and Design and, at the same time, to familiarise themselves with ways of working in British academic culture.
Urban anthropology has fascinated journalists, photographers, and policy makers since the 1920s. ‘Exploring Urban Anthropology Through City Films’ investigates anthropology through a number of documentaries and fiction films. You will touch on everything from sprawling 1920s urban documentaries (or city symphonies), to the video diaries of Lithuanian-American filmmaker Jonas Mekas, to James Benning’s Slow Cinema.
Researchers are increasingly interested in recording eye movements while participants interact with dynamic stimuli - from using simple animations to maintain engagement when eye tracking infants and children, through the use of video stimuli, to recording eye movements while people interact with websites and software. In this unique course, SR Research will demonstrate a range of solutions for recording and analysing eye tracking data while participants view dynamic stimuli.
Researchers are increasingly aware of the advantages of combining eye tracking with EEG and other neurophysiological recording techniques such as fNIRS. In this advanced workshop, you will learn how to set up SR Research EyeLink systems to interface with a range of EEG/fNIRS systems, using both TTL signalling and more advanced integration (for EGI systems). The workshop will also cover how to co-register eye tracking and EEG data using Fieldtrip software.
Monitoring the gaze of infants and children can provide powerful insights into the development of cognitive, linguistic and social processes, but young participants create a number of challenges for eye tracking researchers - not least in participant setup, experimental design and data analysis. In this unique course, learn how to get the most out of your SR Research EyeLink system when working with infants and children.
Renowned for their high sampling rates and exceptional levels of accuracy and precision, EyeLink systems are used in top laboratories worldwide. In this unique course, SR Research will provide extensive hands-on training in EyeLink systems, demonstrating how to maximise data quality, and introduce software for Experiment Builder stimulus presentation and Data Viewer analysis. The course is for researchers who are relatively new to eye tracking, or would like to refresh their existing knowledge.
Research into the oculomotor abnormalities associated with neurological and psychiatric disorders has a long history. Focusing on a range of tasks assessing basic oculomotor control, this advanced workshop will provide you with a range of practical skills, both in the implementation and interpretation of tasks such as prosaccade, antisaccade, smooth pursuit and fixation stability, using SR Research EyeLink eye trackers.
Researchers have used eye tracking to inform their understanding of how people read and process language for decades. Psycholinguists have been pioneers in the development of eye tracking technology, methodology, and techniques for analysing eye movement data. In this advanced workshop SR Research EyeLink users will learn how to record accurate data during reading and comprehension, create a range of common tasks in Experiment Builder, and analyse reading/visual world data in Data Viewer.
The pupil has long been seen as a unique window into the mind, and researchers are increasingly interested in analysing pupil size data recorded by video-based eye trackers in order to gain insights into cognitive and emotional processes during task performance. This advanced workshop will outline the theoretical rationale for pupillometry, and the key methodological issues that need to be considered by EyeLink users when recording and analysing pupil data.
Field Recording documents the world of sound around us: environments, animals and human activity of every kind. It plays a key role in radio, film, online content and art practice. Using field recording and ‘found sound’ in composition has a rich history that goes back to the 1930s. This course explores the benefits of contemporary digital equipment, while developing your understanding of analogue processes. We’ll focus on your individual practice, both theoretically and practically
Learn about genetic advances and how they affect individuals and society. This one-day course is taught by leading experts in genetics, psychology, law and ethics - members of The Accessible Genetics Consortium.
Learn how to use Cycling 74's Max 8 software to compose and perform original musical compositions, and create sonic, audiovisual and interactive sound art. You will gain the skills to create and customise Max “patches”, understand the basics of digital audio signal processing, and develop the skills to modify and customise existing patches and Max for Live devices.
Half-way through your first novel and unsure about how to get an agent? Have a great idea but don't know how to pitch to a publisher? Wondering how to turn your thesis into a non-fiction bestseller? This course will give you all the tools you need to publish a book.
Wordsworth defined poetry as ‘the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.’ While ‘feelings’ are an important aspect of poetry, form also helps to shape ideas in interesting ways. We’ll study great traditional and contemporary poets as a way to produce our own new writing. Inspired and informed by what we read, we’ll craft our own verse, learning about sound techniques, line breaks, imagery, and poetic language, using objects, memory and life experience to develop our ‘spontaneous overflow.’
This is a 10-week intermediate course in Korean and is suitable for those with some prior experience of learning the language. It acts as a follow-on to the basic vocabulary and grammar learnt at the beginner and lower-intermediate level to further Korean language study.
Learn to deal with complex international transactions: from start to dispute resolution to enforcement of judgements in foreign jurisdictions. This course is designed to enable you to create a clear picture of the vast, but fascinating, area of International Business Law.
Goldsmiths is offering a 2-day workshop where you can experience and learn about the theories that underpin art psychotherapy practice, discover how art psychotherapy can help, and have an opportunity to talk with tutors from the MA Art Psychotherapy about career development.
If you have an interest in counselling and would like to find out more about the principles and practice of the three major approaches; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Psychodynamic and Person Centred Therapy, then this two weekend workshop is an ideal starting point. You can take the first weekend as a standalone course, which will provide a solid grounding in the three major approaches, or both weekends, the second of which will be an interactive and experiential counselling skills workshop.
Graham Greene said: ‘I have no talent. It’s just a question of working, of being willing to put in the time.’ Through supportive workshops, you’ll develop your fiction writing skills, crafting original plots and characters that come alive on the page. You’ll also explore how to structure a poem and produce brave, visual images. Finding your writing voice is a bit like finding your voice in life, and this course will help you let go of writing inhibitions and discover your individual expression.
Field recordings are sound recordings made outside of a studio using portable equipment. These capture the acoustical traces of landscapes, locations and populations; the intertwining of topography, meteorological phenomena, architectural acoustics, fauna, flora and mechanical processes. This course explores the techniques of field recording, providing an overview of the discipline, which has vital importance for film and documentary sound, radio, scientific and ecology enquiry and art practice.
Contemporary institutions are defined by complexity, over-work, and toxic relationships, resulting in workers feeling alienated and fatigued. This course responds to increasing demands for institutional change and the growing international interest in Institutional Analysis, a revolutionary practice that works to understand and radically transform institutions from the inside out.
This is a practical introduction to Machine Learning using Python programming language. Machine Learning allows you to create systems and models that understand large amounts of data. These models support our decision making in a range of fields, including market prediction, within scientific research and statistical analysis. This course will teach you how to use statistical techniques and machine learning algorithms that enable a computer system to learn from different types of data.
This evening course will teach you how to process and analyse data, install packages for functionality and make high-quality graphics using R, a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics.
In this course we will identify what makes an ethnographic film work. We will ask: how can we portray other people’s way of life on film truthfully? What is the appropriate way to represent them? Is it possible to translate their experience objectively? What does the ethnographic method bring to filmmaking? We will consider how anthropology has used filmmaking since the birth of cinema and how filmmaking practices in anthropology have evolved with advances in technology.
Tim Berners Lee said ‘the original idea of the web was that it should be a collaborative space where you can communicate through sharing information.’ There are many tools and customisable web sites that enable you to ‘get online’, communicate & collaborate. This introductory course will teach you how to build websites from the ground up using HTML and CSS, providing an understanding of web technologies. We’ll also cover how to make these compatible with all devices, from smartphone to desktop.
Paranormal beliefs have become extremely widespread in recent years, and are now a focus of many forms of popular entertainment (with paranormal themes informing many contemporary films, TV dramas and reality shows). Why is this? Why do so many of us believe in paranormal phenomena such as ghosts, UFOs, and Bigfoot? Are such beliefs harmful or even dangerous?
Japanese for Beginners introduces you to basic Japanese vocabulary and grammar, and gives you a good foundation for further Japanese language study. This is a 10-week course suitable for those with no prior experience with the language.
E.M Forster wrote: “Certainly London fascinates…It lies beyond everything.” This course will encourage you to write about London – one of the most inspiring cities in the world. Each week there’s an exercise based on a different aspect of the city. We will generate new material and experiment with different styles, sharing our own work during class as well as taking inspiration from some famous London writers. Writers of fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction are all welcome on this course.
Building on your previous knowledge of Mandarin Chinese, the Advanced Mandarin course will refine your current language skills whilst improving your cross-cultural competency and referencing Chinese culture and society.
We offer bespoke HSK training course for those who wish to get specialised learning and support to provide you with a systematic preparation for the tests based upon the features and curriculum of HSK.
This is a great introduction into feminist and queer studies and its relationship to the archive, which are spaces that hold different narratives and histories about how we once lived, informing us about the past, present and future. This holds an important place within feminist and queer scholarship, enabling us to understand how racialised and gendered histories live on. Through media examples we will explore how LGBTQ artists and activists use the archive in their cultural interventions.
If you want a career as a composer for film, TV and media but are unsure how to get started, this course will give you the essential professional knowledge and skills to understand how the industry works and get your work noticed.
Whether you are a media composer, arranger or orchestrator, taking on the role of conductor for a recording session may seem like a daunting prospect, but it can also be one of the most rewarding experiences of your music career. This three day intensive course provides music professionals with the skillset required to confidently lead film and media music recording sessions with live musicians; culminating in the practical experience of conducting an intimate recording session.
We all have a story to tell and this is where you'll learn how to write it. Memoirs enable us to examine and articulate the memorable moments and events of our lives. Through writing and constructive feedback this course explores how to give form and shape to our major stories and turning points. In supportive sessions we will form a tight-knit group, exploring the nuances of life writing as a genre, examining the ethical implications, and gaining an understanding of the contemporary field.
Museums and galleries have enthusiastically embraced the challenges before them to increase audiences, to embrace issues around diversity and offer a visitor experience that is both educational and enjoyable.
Museums and galleries of art make an important contribution to income generation in the UK. To achieve this successful outcome it is necessary for them to understand the role that culture plays in our society.
This course teaches you how to mix audio and master from start to finish. A good mix is an essential ingredient of the recording process and our experienced tutors can give you the insight and skills to make your mix sound professional.
This course is designed for musicians, producers, DJs and sound artists and it will teach students how to analyse real or imaginary sounds, deconstruct them and synthesise them on a synthesiser musical instrument.
This course is designed for musicians, sound artists and prospective sound engineers. Based on advanced studio recording techniques, the course addresses the optimal approach to high quality home and on-location recording techniques.
This course introduces an anthropological perspective on religion, examining its role in diverse cross-cultural contexts and investigating the evolutionary and psychological significance of religious behaviours in order to understand what, if anything, constitutes ‘human nature’. We will encourage you to engage critically with your perception of different beliefs, reflecting on the cultural biases that we employ when thinking about religious, sociocultural or ethnic groups different to our own.
A course on advanced knowledge and techniques for drafting and negotiating international contract. Developed and taught by multi-disciplinary experts, the course includes latest findings from psychology relevant to negotiations.
This course is for practitioners in health, education, community and social care interested in developing ways of relating to clients who depend on non-verbal communication. This may include, for example, clients who are learning disabled, those with dementia or who have lost the capacity to speak.
This course is designed for practitioners and trainers who want to learn how to incorporate techniques from Acceptance and Commitment training (ACT) into their work. For over 20 years, Goldsmiths’ academics have published peer-reviewed studies on the beneficial impacts that ACT has on the performance and wellbeing of employees. This course will explore how individuals can increase psychological flexibility, acquiring a toolkit of techniques and resources for using ACT in the workplace.
Take an exciting journey through the most diverse of sciences. Discover Psychology not as a motley collection of theories, but as a powerful science that aims to improve people's lives. This interactive short course in Psychology is taught in small groups by psychologists conducting cutting-edge research.
The fashion industry is an important global economy, employing millions worldwide. People engage with fashion at every level, as designer, retailer, consumer. If we hope to understand our relationship with fashion, we need to look to psychology. This course explores the psychological processes that underpin behaviour in the broad context of fashion. From senation and perception through self and identity, consumer behaviour and social responsibility we discuss how fashion can work for us.
Learn how to make social media algorithms work for you personally and professionally, regain control over your social media feeds and make the most of your smartphone to create stunning social media posts.
Couple and Relationship issues are the most prevalent presenting problems in therapy. If you’re working or studying in the counselling field then this short course will harness your interest in this specialist area. Couple therapists are highly sought after, and developing your skills and knowledge in this area has real potential to increase your understanding and shape your career trajectory.
Parallel universes, many worlds, alternative realities: the multiverse is a multitude of universes, some familiar, containing all histories of our world and every possible realisation of every person’s life; others incomprehensibly different, worlds beyond our imagination; uninhabited maelstroms of matter and energy. We will voyage into the unknown with the help of quantum physics, cosmology, string and information theory, simulated reality and the fiction of Jorge Borges.
Is spectator sport ‘just a game’? Or is it one of the principal mass communications channels for reinforcing structures of power and control, and making them appear ‘normal’? What are the hidden messages being sent out by the organisers of any public sporting event? And how are these experienced or contested on the ground?
“Ekphrasis” is a literary device in which a visual work of art is described in detail. On this course, you will practice ekphrasis in a broader fashion, by drawing out particular themes in artwork from the Goldsmiths’ Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA). You will use visual art and film as a springboard for creating your own original verse.
Social Media poses a challenge across cultural and artistic institutions and charities. Keeping the world informed about our activities, across multiple digital platforms, can be difficult with limited resources. This workshop teaches you how to take control of those timelines, tweets, likes and shares through a renewed focus and concentration of finding the ‘human’ in technology.