Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This intensively taught programme is designed for artist filmmakers who want to develop their practice and their professional networks to a level that enables them to work within the art and film worlds. We have a number of staff who publish theoretical and critical writings on film. Teachers will include: Oreet Ashery, Bonnie Camplin, Lucy Clout, Nina Danino, Stephen Johnstone, Simon Martin, Rosalind Nashishibi, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Michael Newman, Gail Pickering, Grace Schwindt, Lindsay Seers, Michelle Williams Gamaker and Rehana Zaman. The College has a full compliment of technical resources: studios, editing suites, sound studios and film equipment, and first rate technical support. The Department intends to work with professional film and video organisations and galleries in London to provide a nuanced and integrated professional development component to the course. Students should expect to develop their professional skills, networks and opportunities while studying with us.

Course Modules

Artists' Film Practice, Artists' Film Research Portfolio, Histories, Contexts and Futures of Artists' Film.

Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £12,560 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MA £21,860 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time

Qualifications required:

  • You should have – or expect to be awarded – an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard with a substantial fine art, film or moving image component, or can demonstrate an established creative practice appropriate to qualify for entry.You should also have a project you are concerned to develop through your participation on the course.
  • You might also be considered for the programme if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.
  • If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to meet our English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing to study with us.