Goldsmiths, University of London: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#847 of 14,131 In the World
#326 of 2,785 In Europe
#73 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#59 of 131 In England
#12 of 35 In London
#22 of 1,041 For Anthropology
Top50% For 55 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
17%
Enrollment
12,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
gold.ac.uk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate17%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) with 2 passes at Advanced ('A') level, plus 3 other subjects in General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE). Varies between programmes.
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-March; April-June)
Enrollment12,500
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,180
Citations
158,829

Goldsmiths, University of London majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,531 / 71,662
Psychology
1,631 / 81,900
Computer Science
1,182 / 31,169
Sociology
1,147 / 41,262
Art & Design
1,000 / 18,535
Medicine
510 / 24,105
Cognitive Science
448 / 13,851
Social Psychology
446 / 33,518
Child Psychology
414 / 29,534
Political Science
403 / 2,848
Business
372 / 15,213
Economics
276 / 4,125
Gender Studies
271 / 20,353
Engineering
268 / 3,189
History
242 / 587
Aesthetics
220 / 3,664
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
209 / 5,516
Media Studies
209 / 5,874
Creative Writing
203 / 2,942
Communications and Public Relations
188 / 4,295
Biology
175 / 7,869
Law
175 / 2,174
Political Economy
164 / 1,970
Clinical Psychology
162 / 13,694
Human-Computer Interaction
155 / 2,001
Education Majors
144 / 3,497
Art History
137 / 99
Demography
128 / 7,026
Philosophy
127 / 1,993
Multimedia
123 / 1,743
Anthropology
123 / 18,941
Fashion Design
121 / 582
Literature
120 / 3,852
Mathematics
118 / 1,810
Environmental Science
112 / 2,734
Journalism and Digital Media
97 / 3,051
Neuroscience
95 / 5,300
Music
90 / 1,603
Performing arts
79 / 199
Public Policy / Administration
76 / 941

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 17 282
1992 19 318
1993 15 435
1994 23 356
1995 23 458
1996 43 348
1997 34 362
1998 52 448
1999 44 583
2000 46 711
2001 36 901
2002 54 1076
2003 53 1403
2004 50 1669
2005 55 2004
2006 96 2507
2007 148 3030
2008 189 3519
2009 262 4641
2010 227 5710
2011 231 6786
2012 310 8687
2013 332 10235
2014 392 12435
2015 358 13852
2016 456 14130
2017 440 14702
2018 435 14996
2019 433 17354
2020 504 20135
2021 447 21598

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $13,750$11,250
International students $20,000$20,000

The Goldsmiths, University of London has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences
Bachelor's Degree Arts and Humanities, Education, Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Social Sciences
Master's Degree Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Education, Fine Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Social Sciences
Doctorate Art Therapy, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Education, English, Fine Arts, History, Linguistics, Management, Media Studies, Museum Studies, Music, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Theatre, Writing

Goldsmiths, University of London alumni

  1. Damon Albarn

    Damon Albarn
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    musiciansongwritersinger-songwritercomposerguitarist
    Biography

    Damon Albarn is an English musician and singer, best known as the frontman and primary lyricist of the rock band Blur and as the co-founder, lead vocalist, instrumentalist and primary songwriter of the virtual band Gorillaz.

  2. Princess Beatrice

    Princess Beatrice
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Enrolled in the Goldsmiths, University of London
    2008-2011 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in history and history of ideas
    Occupations
    socialitebusinesspersonphilanthropist
    Biography

    Princess Beatrice, Mrs Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi is a member of the British royal family. She is the elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York. Born fifth in line of succession to the British throne, she is now tenth. She has a younger sister, Princess Eugenie.

  3. Sam Taylor-Johnson

    Sam Taylor-Johnson
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    visual artistphotographerprintmakerfilm producertelevision producer
    Biography

    Samantha Louise Taylor-Johnson OBE is a British filmmaker and photographer. Her directorial feature film debut was 2009's Nowhere Boy, a film based on the childhood experiences of The Beatles songwriter and singer John Lennon. She is one of a group of artists known as the Young British Artists.

  4. James Blake

    James Blake
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    recording artistsingerdisc jockeyrecord producercomposer
    Biography

    James Blake Litherland is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He first received recognition for a series of 2010 EPs including CMYK and Klavierwerke, and he released his self-titled debut album in 2011 to critical praise. His second album Overgrown was released in 2013, bringing him to international attention, and later was awarded the Mercury Prize. In 2016, he released his third album The Colour in Anything and his fourth album Assume Form in 2019, both receiving positive reviews and the latter becoming his highest-peaking album in the US Billboard 200, at number 21.

General info

Founded 1904
Accreditation Privy Council
Academic structure Department of Anthropology
Department of Art
Department of Computing
Department of Design
Department of Educational Studies
Department of English and Comparative Literature
Department of History
Department of Media, Communications and Culture
Department of Music
Department of Politics and International Relations
Department of Psychology
Department of Sociology
Department of Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies
Department of Theatre and Performance
Department of Visual Cultures
Institute of Management Studies
Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship
Affiliations and memberships Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

Address New Cross
London, London, SE14 6NW
United Kingdom
City population 8,908,000
Phone +44 (20) 7919 7171
Fax +44 (20) 7919 7113

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