Goldmsmiths University of London was founded in 1891 when it was formally called the Goldsmiths' Technical and Recreative Institute. In 1904 the University became part of the University of London and today specialises in arts, design, humanities and social sciences.
The University welcomes students from over 140 countries and guarantees all international students accommodation in their first year of study. Applications must be made online through the UCAS service, before the end of June. For all programmes, international students are required to demonstrate their level of English language proficiency. For access to specific courses students will need to have gained qualifications prior to their application to the University.
As mentioned, the University offers courses in four major subject areas, which are further broken down into 20 academic departments. These are:
- Centre for Cultural Studies
- Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance
- Educational Studies
- English and Comparative Literature
- English Language Centre
- Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship (ICCE)
- Institute of Management Studies (IMS)
- Media and Communications
- Politics and International Relations
- Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies (STACS)
- Theatre and Performance
- Visual Cultures