Undergraduate Media & Journalism degrees at Goldsmiths

Develop practical skills from industry professionals in areas like journalism, animation, illustration, photography, radio, TV and film, along with the theory to understand media in its wider social and cultural context.

Why study Media & Journalism at Goldsmiths?

  • Our degrees have an international reputation – Goldsmiths is 11th in the world for communication and media studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
  • You'll have access to industry-standard media practice facilities including TV/film, radio and photography studios, digital video and audio editing suites, and animation software and hardware
  • If you specialise in journalism you'll be honing your reporting skills by working on EastLondonLines.co.uk, our student-run live news website that follows breaking stories – this is fantastic experience for your future
  • Studying Media and Journalism in London brings many advantages – from the high concentration of media outlets and agencies based in the capital, to the incredible range of arts and cultural events you can get inspired by

When I visited Goldsmiths there was a really great energy. I fell in love with it in comparison to the other universities I'd visited.

James, BA Media & Communications

James, BA Media & Communications
An orange room displays work from final-year media and communications undergraduates, including three papier mache heads, and iMacs that visitors listen to with headphones

Final-year work from Media and Communications students gets exhibited at the famous Goldsmiths Degree Shows each summer

Three students sit at the gallery that forms part of the TV studio – the student in the foreground wears a headphone and mic and holds a script in their hand

Whether you want to work in TV, radio, journalism or interactive media, at Goldsmiths you'll have access to industry-standard facilities

Top facilities
On many of our programmes you'll have access to a range of specialist facilities and equipment
International reputation
Goldsmiths is 11th in the world for communication and media studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
Great prospects
Our former students are employed by companies like M&C Saatchi, Google and YouTube

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)

Most of the tutors are working in the field, so they can give you the insight into what it's like working in journalism right now.

Mafalda, BA Journalism

Mafalda, BA Journalism