Undergraduate Music degrees at Goldsmiths

From classical to electronic and popular music, and contemporary to historical work, on a Goldsmiths music degree you'll develop your individual creative and academic strengths.

Why study Music at Goldsmiths?

  • There are so many performance opportunities that you can take advantage of, including the Chamber Choir, Contemporary Music Ensemble, Improvisors' Collective, Dzenjuzu Mbira Ensemble, Sinfonietta, and Creative Jazz Ensemble
  • You'll get the opportunity to take part in (and be inspired by) PureGold – our annual music festival of eclectic and innovative student work
  • Goldsmiths Music graduates include Mercury Prize-winning musician James Blake, Ivor Novello Award-winning composer Errollyn WallenRosie Lowe, Katy BLa Lief, and Another Sky, as well as others playing leading roles in the music and wider creative industries

Discover more about Music at Goldsmiths

I knew Goldsmiths was where I needed to be. I saw the way people's eyes lit up when they said they went there.

Kocoa, BMus Popular Music

Kocoa, BMus Popular Music
The Goldsmiths Great Hall, which has vaulted ceilings and a stage that features a grand organ in the background. The stage features music festival lighting.

The Great Hall is one of many performance and rehearsal spaces on the Goldsmiths campus

A four-person band performs at Goldsmiths' annual music festival, PureGold. The band features someone singing into a mic, with three bandmates holding strings instruments – a violin, cello, and acoustic guitar.

Our annual music festival, PureGold, showcases eclectic, innovative and exciting student work

Showcase your talent
You’ll have the opportunity to take part in ensembles and our annual festival showcasing exciting student work
Top facilities
We offer excellent rehearsal and performance facilities, including our own music studios and Council Chamber
Enrich your studies
Studying Music in London brings many opportunities for you to get immersed in the city's thriving music scene

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)

I came to study in London because of the opportunities you get. London is the hub of everything – the music scene here is massive.

Scott, BMus Popular Music

Scott, BMus Popular Music