Our undergraduate programmes


More about the undergraduate programmes we offer.

Degree listing

BA (Hons) English

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.

  • English and Comparative Literature

BA (Hons) English & American Literature

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.

  • English and Comparative Literature

BA (Hons) English & Comparative Literature

Enabling you to study literature and culture across linguistic and national boundaries, this degree offers you the opportunity to read a generous range of works within a comparative context.

  • English and Comparative Literature

BA (Hons) English & Drama/Drama & English

What happens to a text when it’s performed? This degree combines the study of English literature and theatre to help you understand, and interrogate, the relationship between text and performance.

  • English and Comparative Literature

BA (Hons) English & History

If you love reading and interrogating literature, and are also interested in the historical context of its creation, BA English and History is a course that will help you combine these passions.

  • English and Comparative Literature

BA (Hons) English Language & Literature

Engage in the study of language from various linguistic perspectives alongside your study of literary texts from a range of periods and traditions.

  • English and Comparative Literature

BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing

Combine the study of literature with the practice of creative writing. You’ll graduate with the ability to be curious about literature, and the imagination to turn that curiosity into creativity.

  • English and Comparative Literature

BA (Hons) Media & English

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

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

Integrated Degree in English (including Foundation Year)

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) English degree.

  • English and Comparative Literature