The University of London- Goldsmiths offers a three-year course in Computer Science BSc (Hons), with the option of an industry year between the second and last year. Students with a proclivity toward a substantive amount of real world practicum, or the choice of placement in the industry to solidify that practicum, should consider this course. Professors and researchers in this course help students gain clarity on software building skills and the issues that may arise in reliability maintenance. Students will learn about the constant growth and intricate,  high-need,  fast-paced environment of the current economic structure globally and how this structure demands reliable seamless software in the 21st century. If you are interested in an interdisciplinary approach to computing such as integration with music or fine arts this offers opportunities to experience in this area. When you have finished your computer science degree at Goldsmiths you will be a highly developed software expert able to design, and put into use software in any area of industry.

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Mathematical Modelling for Problem Solving
  • Introduction to Digital Media
  • Web Programming
  • Problem Solving for Computer Science
  • Audio-Visual Computing
  • Introduction to Social Computing
  • Principles and Applications of Programming
  • Software Projects
  • Algorithms and Complexity Theory
  • Internet and Distributed Programming
  • Databases, Networks and the Web
  • And many more!


Entry Requirements

 Entry into this program requires A-level of ABB, and for the BTEC degree DDM, and for the IB diploma 34 points
Access requires a pass with 45 Level 3 credits including 30 at Distinction & 15 at Merit levels. At least one Science or Mathematics A-level, or at GCSE Mathematics Grade B. You can also transfer into this course in your second year from if you are are currently a student in Computing and Information Systems BSc on the the University of London External Programme. International Students need to meet general entry requirements regarding English particularly if they are from a country where English is not the official language.

Course Fees

Home and EU students – £9000 / academic year
International students –  £15,000 / academic year

(Updated fees for 2014 will posted shortly)

Contact Information

Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
SE14 6NW

+44 (0)20 7919 7766 (10am – 4pm)

International Inquiries:

General enquiries
+44 (0)20 7078 5347


To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)