Goldsmiths University Of London UCAS Code

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Goldsmiths University Of London UCAS Code

Entrance requirements

We ask for certain qualifications that meet Goldsmiths’ general entry requirements. We may also ask for additional qualifications – please check individual programme pages to find out the specific entrance requirements for your programme.

If your first language is not English, please see our English language requirements. You may also want to consider our courses that have been specifically designed for international students.

Making your application

You make your application through UCAS, an online application system. This includes International students. Our UCAS institution code is G56 and the institution name is GOLD.

Applications open on 1 September for entry the following September. The normal closing date is 15 January, but some courses will accept applications until 30 June.

You should refer to individual programme pages to see whether your course is one of these, and to see whether there are any additional application requirements.

Questions?

If you’re a Home/EU enquirer then you can call (0)20 7078 5300 or email course-info@gold.ac.uk. If you’re an International (non-EU) enquirer then call +44 (0)20 7078 5300 or email international@gold.ac.uk

Alternative types of application

Some types of applications have a different process for applying:

  • Part-time students
    You apply direct to Goldsmiths. To apply for one of our part-time programmes, click on the ‘Apply now’ button on the relevant course page. We’ll be considering part-time applications up to 31 July.
  • Exchange students
    If your university has an official exchange agreement with Goldsmiths, you can apply through your home university as an exchange student. Our Study Abroad programme has details of courses available to exchange students.
  • Deferred entry
    If you’re considering applying for deferred entry, please contact the Admissions Office. Most departments recognise the value of a gap year between school and university, but some are not able to accept these applications because of the demand for their degrees.
  • Transferring
    If you’ve started another University and not enjoyed the experience, we still may be able to fit you in at Goldsmiths. This will depend on the timing of your application to transfer and the A-level, BTEC grades you’ve achieved. To talk bout transferring, contact our Admissions Office at admissions@gold.ac.uk. We’re also happy to consider applications for entry to the second year of study for most of our courses. For direct entry to the second year, we would normally expect you to achieve at least 55-60% overall in the first-year modules of a comparable course at another institution. We’ll review your GCSE and A-level grades for suitability also so please have these before you contact us. Find out more about how to apply as a transfer student.

Personal statements and portfolios

As part of your application you’ll need to provide a personal statement. This is your chance to explain how your academic experience is relevant to the course you want to study. It’s also an opportunity to talk about relevant extracurricular activities you’ve taken part in, and how they make you stand out.