Undergraduate Anthropology degrees at Goldsmiths

Examine what it means to be human in different parts of the world by studying this illuminating subject.

Why study Anthropology at Goldsmiths?

  • Learn about fascinating topics like cultural diversity, power and difference, exploitation and wealth, and myth and ritual, and explore key anthropological debates that will help you understand contemporary societal and cultural issues
  • Anthropology graduates from Goldsmiths have gone on to work for the United Nations, World Bank, BBC, law firms, media companies and CSR (corporate social responsibility) consultancies
  • Studying this subject in London brings many advantages – you can access museums and world-renowned libraries, as well as the hub of political and social organisations that are based here

The university embraced me with arms wide open as soon as I stepped into the Richard Hoggart Building for the first time. The atmosphere here at Goldsmiths allows everyone to feel at ease without feeling judged.

Savina, undergraduate student

Savina, undergraduate student

Take a tour of the campus with students Drew and Clare

Why choose Goldsmiths, University of London?

Goldsmiths was founded in 1891 and has been part of the University of London for nearly 120 years. Alongside this history comes an innovative and creative approach to the subjects you can study, and a commitment to social and environmental justice. 

As a Goldsmiths student you'll enjoy a single-site campus in New Cross, South East London. It's in Zone 2 and just 10 minutes by train to Central or East London. So you can access the best of the world's top student city while still enjoying a friendly and supportive student community.

An aerial view of the Goldsmiths campus, with the College Green in the foreground and the back of the redbrick Richard Hoggart Building in the background

Enjoy a single-site campus experience just 10 minutes by train to Central or East London

London's Piccadilly Circus by night, featuring a London Underground sign in the foreground and big neon screens in the background

Make the most of being in London, voted the world's top city to be a student (QS Best Student Cities 2023)

Goldsmiths' campus and students are characterised by contrasts. Everyone is different and feels free to express their identity, yet there is an overriding sense of community and care for each other.

Arturo, undergraduate student

Arturo, undergraduate student