Goldsmiths, University of London

London, City of - United Kingdom


Goldsmiths, University of London has over 10,000 students and a thriving international community. With students from 114 countries, we provide a welcoming and broad-minded environment for studying in London. Goldsmiths was founded in 1891, and has been part of the University of London since 1904. We’ve a rich academic history, but we’re also known for our creative approach. From the moment you enrol you’ll be part of a powerful legacy of learning.

Why Goldsmiths?

  • You’ll be taught by and will debate with the best in the field: our academics are the people who write the books that appear on reading lists across the country
  • No other university has had such an impact on popular culture – read the stories of some of our stellar alumni and staff
  • We're ranked first in London for our high quality and helpful staff (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014)
  • We'll strive to support your future career with our Careers Service, work placements and industry links
  • We offer financial support including scholarships and bursaries to many undergraduate and postgraduate applicants
  • We've been recognised as one of the UK's top creative and political universities as voted for by students (Which? University 2014)
  • Seven winners of the Turner Prize – and almost a quarter of those shortlisted for the award since it began – have been former students
  • Our London zone 2 campus is a great base for experiencing the capital and student life
  • You could take part of your studies in a European city as part of the EU-funded Erasmus+ scheme





Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance 


Educational Studies

English and Comparative Literature


Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE) 

Institute of Management Studies (IMS) 

Media and Communications




Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies


Theatre and Performance

Visual Cultures

English Requirements


Minimum required score/level

Equivalencies for programmes needing IELTS 7.0*


6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written element and no individual element lower than 6.0)

7.0 (with a minimum of 7.0 in the written element and no individual element lower than 6.5)

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

A score of 58 overall with at least 58 in the written element and no individual element lower than 51

An overall score of 65 with at least 65 in the written element and no individual element lower than 58

IGCSE English as a Second Language**

Grade C

Grade B

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency of English Level 5

Grade C

Grade C 

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Level 4

Grade B

Grade B

Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English

ISEIII (pass in all components)

ISEIII (pass in all components)


Name of scholarship

Value of award

How many



Goldsmiths International Postgraduate Scholarship

£5,000 towards tuition fees

up to 16

Prospective Masters students

1 April

Goldsmiths Humanitarian Scholarship

Full tuition fees, travel & maintenance


Prospective Masters students from Palestine

1 April

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme

Full tuition fees, travel & maintenance


Prospective Masters students from developing Commonwealth countries

1 March

Goldsmiths Banco Santander Scholarship

£5,000 towards tuition fees


Prospective Masters students from Latin America

1 April











Alumni Discount Scheme

Partial fee discount


Prospective students who have already completed (or are expected to complete) a qualification at Goldsmiths.


Early Payment Discount Scheme

Partial fee discount


Students who pay their fees in full by the last Friday in the August before enrolment

Last Friday in August

Tution Fee

Undergraduate – please open a link

Postgraduate – please open a link