Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme is a partnership between the Department of Computing and the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, and will provide you with both the technical and business education required for modern digital and computing businesses. Goldsmiths' creative approach to technology uniquely prepares you for the modern creative technologies and digital media industries. You'll learn the technical skills to develop digital product as well as the entrepreneurial skills to bring them to market. Our teaching is strongly focused on practical work in real world situations. The degree aims to equip you with a wide range of technical and business skills, ranging from computer programming to team work and creative thinking, to meet the current demands of the industry and to increase your career prospects. The creative technologies industry is growing, both in London and globally; Goldsmiths' creative ethos will mean you're well prepared to join this industry. You'll have the option of taking a business placement year between the second and final year, allowing you to gain invaluable work experience that will enhance your employability. This degree aims to provide you with a detailed understanding of the concepts and techniques of business computing. In achieving this, a further aim is to equip you with the skills to design, develop and deploy software systems for business and organisations. You'll be equipped with the fundamental skills to become a professional working in all areas relating to computing and digital businesses. The programme will provide you with a clear view of the whole process of real world software creation, from technical details of design and development to the business aspects of entrepreneurship and project management. At all stages you will be encouraged to be creative and independent in your work, attributes that are vital to the modern technology industry that combines computing, media and entrepreneurship.

Course Modules

Modules aim to provide a clear view of the whole process of real world software creation, from technical details of design and development to the business aspects of entrepreneurship and project management.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £16,280  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
4 - 6 years
Part Time
BSc (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher ABC
  • GCE A-level ABB
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Award
  • SQA Higher ABBBC
  • International Baccalaureate 33
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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82% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 72%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

£25,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 60
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 15
Unknown 10

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 33%

Total Coursework: 48%

Total Practical: 18%

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

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