Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This distinctive degree supports your individual concerns and development and enables you to navigate your way through theory and practice, various fine art media, and thematic strands within the study of art history and visual cultures. We're renowned for our strengths in the creative and visual arts, as well as humanities subjects, so you'll be able to benefit from this wide'ranging expertise. We'll equip you with the skills that will help you develop independent thought and confidence in your practice, as well as transferable skills suitable for employment in the creative industries. All staff on the programme are practising artists, curators, academics and writers, here to help you develop your practice, focus your research and respond to the work that you make. Our teaching takes advantage of the many galleries, art spaces, museums, cultural facilities and specialist libraries in London. You'll have access to a studio space and excellent facilities including specialist research laboratories. Invited artists, curators, gallerists, administrators and funders will provide you with specialist advice and further information to complement your studies and prepare you for professional life after graduation.

Course Modules

Studio practice; history of art

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £17,540  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level
  • Portfolio
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Award
  • International Baccalaureate

Key Course Information

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96% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 83%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 92%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 88%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

72% Go on to work and/or study

In work 63
Studying 9
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 16
Unknown 11

14% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 95%

Total Practical: 5%

£5,247 - £5,247
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,906 - £7,306
Typical cost of private accommodation