Goldsmiths, University of London

About the institution

Goldsmiths is based in New Cross, South East London, and has been part of the University of London since 1904. It offers a vast selection of courses; however, Goldsmiths is particularly renowned for its creativity and its art and design courses are regarded as among the best in the UK. Notable alumni include singer and songwriter Katy B, Turner Prize winner Damien Hirst, and filmmaker and artist Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
8,109
Male UG students: 
35%
Female UG students: 
65%
Full-time students: 
97%
Under 21 on entry: 
69%
International: 
20%
Undergraduate: 
62%
Student-staff ratio: 
14.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
359.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 20%
2.1: 62%
2.2: 17%
Pass: 1%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

86%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
40%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
18,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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