Goldsmiths University of London Foundation Year

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Goldsmiths University of London Foundation Year

Goldsmiths University of London Foundation Year

This programme provides a route into higher education for those with an interrupted education or those who wish to return to study. It also suits those who have faced particularly challenging circumstances in their education.

Why study the Integrated Degree in History at Goldsmiths?

  • Success in this ‘Year 0’ entitles you to automatic progression onto our BA History degree (you can also at that stage apply internally for a transfer into our joint honours History degrees)
  • We offer something different and exciting – we use innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to the subject, and will encourage you to explore issues, controversies and themes rather than chronological periods
  • You’ll work with staff who are enthusiastic researchers, excellent teachers, and international leaders in their field
  • Students who have taken this route are now graduating successfully, and some are proceeding onto postgraduate study

Contact the department

If you have specific questions about the degree, contact the Programme Convenor, John Price

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry qualifications for the four-year degree. Instead of formal qualifications, we look for clear evidence of the skills and abilities outlined to the right.

Most applicants will be invited to an interview, and you may be asked to provide a sample of recent extended writing to assess your suitability for the course.

Equivalent qualifications
We accept a wide range of qualifications equivalent to the ones listed above.

If your qualifications are from another country, find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.

English language requirements
If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to meet our English language requirements to study with us.

For this programme we require:

IELTS 6.0 with a 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5