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An A-Z of our postgraduate degrees

MA Black British History

This MA stimulates new knowledge and understandings about the understudied and often marginalised experiences of black Britons.

  • History

Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Art History

This Diploma has been designed as a conversion programme for graduates of other disciplines who wish to carry out research at higher levels in the fields of modern and contemporary art history and visual cultures.

  • Visual Cultures

MA Anthropology & Cultural Politics

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.

  • Anthropology

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.

  • Anthropology

MA Applied Anthropology & Community & Youth Work

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.

  • Anthropology

MA Applied Anthropology & Community Arts

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.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

MA Applied Anthropology & Community Development

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.

  • Anthropology

MA Art & Politics

Working from a strong theoretical basis, this programme will help you to understand a range of empirical, aesthetic and conceptual issues which traverse and exceed both 'art' and 'international' politics.

  • Politics and International Relations

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.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

MA Artists’ Film & Moving Image

This intensively taught programme is designed for artist filmmakers who want to develop their practice and their professional networks to a level that enables them to work within the art and film worlds.

  • Art

MA Arts & Learning

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.

  • Educational Studies

MA Arts Administration & Cultural Policy

This programme offers you the chance to engage with the key issues in the formulation of arts and cultural policy and the administration of the arts, in particular those relating to the performing arts.

  • Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

MA Arts Administration & Cultural Policy: Music Pathway

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.

  • Music

MA Black British Writing

This ground-breaking course is timely and necessary, taking black British writing seriously as a discipline.

  • Theatre and Performance

MA Brands, Communication & Culture

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Children's Literature

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.

  • Educational Studies

MA Cities & Society

The MA Cities and Society is a research and training programme designed to identify the constraints, injustices and potentials of cities and urban processes. The degree brings together social analysis, activism, and inventive research methods to critically engage with various dimensions of urban work – from policy-making, research and cultural interventions, to the management of social programmes and institutions.

  • Sociology

MA Computational Arts

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.

  • Computing

MA Computer Games Art & Design

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.

  • Computing

MA Contemporary Art Theory

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

  • Visual Cultures

MA Counselling

This programme is ideal if you wish to qualify and pursue a career as a professional counsellor. It's designed to enable you to develop as a reflective counselling practitioner.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

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.

  • Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

MA Creative & Life Writing

Have you got a story to tell? A collection of poems that you can't wait to get down on paper? 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.

  • English and Comparative Literature

MA Creative Writing & Education

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.

  • Educational Studies

MA Critical & Creative Analysis

We live in a time of profound cultural, social and political changes, and this degree in Critical & Creative Analysis is designed to equip you with conceptual and analytical tools to understand and engage these developments in thoughtful and inventive ways.

  • Sociology

MA Cultural Policy, Relations & Diplomacy

The MA Cultural Policy, Relations and Diplomacy is a trans-disciplinary programme that addresses the theory and practice of cultural policy, cultural relations, and cultural and public diplomacy.

  • Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

MA Cultural Studies

The MA Cultural Studies offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of contemporary culture.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Culture Industry

Our MA Culture Industry will allow you to explore the interface between contemporary economics and culture, from the scale of a start-up or artwork to that of governmental policy, a city, or the global marketplace. It will also provide the approaches in critical and theoretical analysis that will enable you to conduct further academic research in areas ranging from art history to urban studies and critical theory.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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 therapist.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

MA Design: Expanded Practice

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.

  • Design

MA Digital Media

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

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Dramaturgy & Writing for Performance

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

  • Theatre and Performance

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.

  • Educational Studies

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.

  • Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

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 MA programme

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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. 

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Filmmaking (Editing)

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

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Filmmaking (Sound Recording, Post-Production & Design)

Something happens when you add sound to an image. And filmmaking depends upon the strength of this relationship. Ultimately it’s what makes a film work – it’s what moves your audience.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Gender, Media & Culture

This MA introduces you to recent debates on gender in the disciplines of sociology and media and communications studies, and to the interdisciplinary domains of feminist social and cultural theory.

  • Sociology

MA Global Media & Transnational Communications

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Global Political Economy

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 with world class global politics 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.

  • Politics and International Relations

MA History

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

  • History

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.

  • Sociology

MA International Relations

The MA in International Relations deals with the most pressing global challenges in the rapidly transforming international order of the 21st century.

  • Politics and International Relations

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA level Education CPD Modules

Each of our CPD modules will enable you to develop enhanced understanding and critical awareness of educational theory and practice, critical reflection skills and research skills.

  • Educational Studies

MA Literary Studies

This exciting, intellectually rigorous programme gives you the opportunity to develop the study of literature from a variety of perspectives through a number of flexible pathways.

  • English and Comparative Literature

MA Literary Studies: Pathway in Literature of the Caribbean & its Diasporas

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.

  • English and Comparative Literature

MA Literary Studies: Pathway in Shakespeare: Early & Modern

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.

  • English and Comparative Literature

MA Luxury Brand Management

The MA Luxury Brand Management equips you with the management, entrepreneurial, marketing and professional skills to work in the luxury goods and experiential luxury industry.

  • Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

MA Media & Communications

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Migration & Mobility

Migration and mobility are fundamental forces shaping both political and economic debates and people’s social and intimate lives.

  • Anthropology

MA Multilingualism, Linguistics & Education

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.

  • English and Comparative Literature

MA Music

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.  

  • Music

MA Music (Contemporary Music Studies)

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.

  • Music

MA Music (Ethnomusicology)

The MA Music (Ethnomusicology) introduces a range of methodologies in relation to the study of music in its cultural contexts.

  • Music

MA Music (General)

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. 

  • Music

MA Music (Musicology)

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.

  • Music

MA Music (Popular Music Research)

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.

  • Music

MA Musical Theatre

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

  • Theatre and Performance

MA Performance Making

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.

  • Theatre and Performance

MA Photography: The Image & Electronic Arts

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Politics, Development and the Global South

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.

  • Politics and International Relations

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Promotional Media: Public Relations, Advertising & Marketing

From analysing the theories of intellectual heavyweights such as Foucault and Bourdieu, to unpicking a global campaign, explore the hinterland between the big three promotional professions and the media and society on this innovative MA.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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.

  • History

MA Race, Media & Social Justice

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Radio

Navigate new adventures in sound on this award-winning, industry-accredited MA. Bring your existing knowledge and experience to analyse radio from a theoretical and practical perspective.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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.

  • Visual Cultures

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 MA.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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?

  • Anthropology

MA Social Entrepreneurship

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.

  • Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

MA Social Work

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. 

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

MA Sociocultural Linguistics

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.

  • English and Comparative Literature

MA Television Journalism

This is a highly practical, intensive programme covering everything you need to know to get started in television journalism.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA Tourism & Cultural Policy

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.

  • Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

MA Translation

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.

  • English and Comparative Literature

MA Understanding Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse

Examine the impact of being abusive or being abused. You will look at theoretical perspectives considering abusiveness and its impact in different international, cultural and social contexts.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

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.

  • Anthropology

MA Visual Sociology

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.

  • Sociology

MA World Theatres

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.

  • Theatre and Performance

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MA/MSc Virtual & Augmented Reality

Immersive experiences, including virtual and augmented reality, are the most exciting new mediums to emerge in the 21st century.

  • Computing

MFA Computational Arts

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.

  • Computing

MFA Curating

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.

  • Art

MFA Fine Art

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.

  • Art

MMus Composition

The MMus Composition fosters your ability to compose and notate music, and to develop your own personal musical language. 

  • Music

MMus Creative Practice

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.

  • Music

MMus Music

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. 

  • Music

MMus Performance & Related Studies

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.

  • Music

MMus Popular Music

This MMus builds on our international reputation in the popular music field, as seen in the success of our BMus graduates.

  • Music

MMus Sonic Arts

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.

  • Music

MPhil/PhD Anthropology

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

  • Anthropology

MPhil/PhD Art

We support innovative art research in Fine Art, Curating, Art Writing and across disciplines.

  • Art

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.

  • Educational Studies

MPhil/PhD Art Psychotherapy

We offer opportunities for students who want to pursue research in art psychotherapy.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

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.

  • Computing

MPhil/PhD Community & Youth Work

We welcome enquiries from appropriately qualified applicants with research interests in community and youth work.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

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.

  • Computing

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.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

MPhil/PhD Creative Writing

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

  • English and Comparative Literature

MPhil/PhD Cultural Studies

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.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MPhil/PhD Curatorial/Knowledge

This programme is aimed at researchers who are already working in the curatorial field and are interested in theorising their practice.

  • Visual Cultures

MPhil/PhD Design

We welcome enquiries from anyone who would like to carry out research in any aspect of design or in technology in education.

  • Design

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.

  • Theatre and Performance

MPhil/PhD Education

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.

  • Educational Studies

MPhil/PhD History

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

  • History

MPhil/PhD Literary & Critical Theory

Explore critical theory in its historical and contemporary modalities on the Goldsmiths MPhil/PhD in Literary and Critical Theory.

  • English and Comparative Literature

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.

  • Institute of Management Studies

MPhil/PhD Media & Communications

We welcome proposals for research in any area connected with media, communications, digital media, cultural theory and practice.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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.

  • Music

MPhil/PhD Politics

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.

  • Politics and International Relations

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.

  • Psychology

MPhil/PhD Psychology

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.

  • Institute of Management Studies

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.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

MPhil/PhD Research Architecture

This MPhil/PhD programme is aimed at practitioners of architecture and other related spatial practices who would like to develop a sustained multi-year practice-led research project.

  • Visual Cultures

MPhil/PhD Social Work

Social work education at Goldsmiths has a long and distinguished record. We welcome enquiries from appropriately qualified applicants with research interests that align with those of our staff.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

MPhil/PhD Sociology

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

  • Sociology

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.

  • Visual Cultures

MPhil/PhD Visual Sociology

The MPhil/PhD in Visual Sociology offers you the opportunity to combine written sociological argument with film, sound, or photographic representation. 

  • Sociology

MRes Anthropology

This programme offers advanced-level training to students who normally already have an undergraduate or MA degree in Anthropology.

  • Anthropology

MRes Curatorial/Knowledge

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.

  • Visual Cultures

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. 

  • English and Comparative Literature

MRes Filmmaking, Photography & Electronic Arts

This is an advanced practice-based research programme for students wishing to extend their research into the areas of film, photography and electronic arts.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

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.

  • History

MRes Media & Communications

The Master of Research (MRes) degree prepares you for study at MPhil/PhD level.

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

MRes Research Methods in Psychology

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.

  • Psychology

MRes Visual Anthropology

The MRes Visual Anthropology offers advanced-level training to students who normally already have an undergraduate or MA degree in Anthropology. 

  • Anthropology

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.

  • Visual Cultures

MSc Cognitive & Clinical Neuroscience

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.

  • Psychology

MSc Computational Cognitive 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.

  • Computing

MSc Computer Games Programming

This industry facing course has been developed to address the needs of the computer games sector, a continuously growing worldwide market, now larger than the film and music sectors combined.

  • Computing

MSc Consumer Behaviour

The MSc Consumer Behaviour equips you with a comprehensive grounding in approaches to understanding consumer preferences, judgements, decision-making and behaviour.

  • Institute of Management Studies

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.

  • Computing

MSc Forensic Psychology

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

  • Psychology

MSc Foundations in Clinical Psychology & Health Services

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.

  • Psychology

MSc Management of Innovation

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.

  • Institute of Management Studies

MSc Marketing & Technology

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.

  • Institute of Management Studies

MSc Music, Mind & Brain

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

  • Psychology

MSc Occupational Psychology

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. 

  • Institute of Management Studies

MSc Psychology of Social Relations

This Masters will examine when and why humans develop social relations with other individuals or social groups, and the psychological consequences of these social relations. 

  • Psychology

MSc Social Research

The MSc Social Research is an advanced degree in social scientific methodology. It is suited to those who wish to prepare for PhD research or for those who want to increase key employability skills in the areas of qualitative fieldwork, quantitative data management, and data analytics.

  • Sociology

MSc User Experience Engineering

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.

  • Computing

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.

  • Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

PGCert in Coaching

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.

  • Institute of Management Studies

PGCert in 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.

  • Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship

PhD by Publication

The Graduate School is excited to announce that our PhD by Publication is now available for September 2018 entry.

  • Graduate School