Why study Computing at Goldsmiths?
We want you to push the boundaries of programming and computing. We’ll help you learn how to keep one eye on the future so you’ll always be ready to develop and build software in a continuously evolving market.
From developing computers that can compose music and paint pictures, to defining and implementing new social media tools and applications, you’ll investigate how computing interacts with a wide range of subject areas. We have a particular focus on computing applied to the arts and creative industries like music, film, TV, games and animation. Our computing courses are founded on creativity and pushing computing forward.
Get your hands dirty
We take a practical approach to learning and believe in learning by doing. From day one, you’ll be designing, developing and using the latest technology to learn.
Get real-life experience
Many of our degree programmes include an optional industry placement year between your second and third years. You’ll have the invaluable opportunity to develop the practical skills and real experience that employers want. You’ll be supported throughout your placement year by a placement tutor, who provides guidance and liaises between you and your employer.
View our Computing degrees
BSc Computer Science
This programme equips you with an in-depth understanding of the key conceptual and technological issues involved in building software systems. Find out more about BSc Computer Science.
BSc Creative Computing
This degree will prepare you to take an active role in the creation of computational systems in arts, music, film, digital media, and other areas of the software industry that require creative individuals. Find out more about BSc Creative Computing.
BSc Digital Arts Computing
In Digital Arts Computing you will develop artistic works in conversation with critical studies. Through a series of projects for public exhibition, you will explore the material of creative computing. This degree will prepare you to transform and lead the field of digital art. Find out more about BSc Digital Arts Computing.
BSc Games Programming
Prepare for a career programming in the games industry, in sectors including mobile games, casual games, social media games and AAA console game development. Find out more about BSc Games Programming.
BSc Business Computing and Entrepreneurship
This programme will provide you with a technical and business education required for modern digital and computing businesses. Goldsmiths’ creative approach uniquely prepares you for the modern creative technologies and digital media industries. Find out more about BA Business Computing and Entrepreneurship.
Foundation Year in Computing
The Department of Computing now offers a Foundation Year in Computing as an alternative entry route for students who don’t currently have the necessary academic profile to enter on to a degree level study. Find out more about our Foundation Year in Computing.