Undergraduate Education degrees at Goldsmiths

Learn about the role of education in diverse societies, and how the educational system continues to be shaped by social, political and economic factors.

Why study Education at Goldsmiths?

  • On the BA Education degree you'll learn about a broad range of themes and ideas that relate to the education system – from gender in the early years through to mental health and wellbeing, and from institutional racism to alternatives to schooling
  • There's a strong social justice slant to our teaching, so you'll be encouraged to think about the ways that people are excluded from education and society, with the aim of driving positive change in the future
  • You’ll have the opportunity to gain work experience at a range of organisations: previous students have worked on literacy with Bengali women, developed educational materials at a city farm, and put together an art exhibition at a pupil referral unit for excluded students
Reputation and heritage
We have been teaching education for more than 115 years and are renowned as leaders in the field
Placement opportunity
You'll have the chance to gain work experience at a range of institutions via a professional placement
Career success
We are 5th in the UK for education graduate prospects (Complete University Guide Subject League Tables 2023)

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)

My time at Goldsmiths was an experience in discovery. I not only learned a great amount academically but it shaped the person that I am today.

Hannah, undergraduate student

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