Undergraduate programmes

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Goldsmiths is an exciting space for undergraduates.

We have numerous international speakers passing through, a huge range of courses and a very open and warm environment for the exchange of ideas.

Check us out on Facebook and join our undergraduate group. You'll be kept up-to-date with the latest events and news from the department and communicate with other students.

Our undergraduate programmes


Degree listing

BA (Hons) Anthropology & Sociology

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.

  • Anthropology

BA (Hons) Criminology

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.

  • Sociology

BA (Hons) Media & Sociology

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

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

BA (Hons) Religion

Religion is one of the most important social forces shaping our world today. This course will teach you about the ways it interacts with all aspects of society, from communications to politics and gender.

  • Anthropology

BA (Hons) Sociology

Sociology is a craft and a vocation, and engaging with it can be life-changing. Once you’ve acquired a sociological imagination, the world is never quite the same.

  • Sociology

BA (Hons) Sociology & Chinese

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.

  • Sociology

BA (Hons) Sociology & Politics

This degree gives you a thorough grounding in sociology and politics, in methods of social and political research, and in interdisciplinary approaches to political analysis.

  • Sociology

BA (Hons) Sociology with Criminology

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

  • Sociology

Professor Vikki Bell (e-mail v.bell) is the Director of Undergraduate Programmes and Violet Fearon is the Undergraduate Programmes Coordinator.

For details on how to apply follow the links, but for any other questions please contact the Undergraduate Programmes Coordinator.

Study abroad

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