History and Anthropology Goldsmiths, University of London


This degree is a challenging, critical introduction to two disciplines key to understanding human life, culture and society in the past and present. It enables you to explore contemporary cultural issues from an historical perspective.

Why study BA History & Anthropology at Goldsmiths?

  • We offer something different and exciting – we use innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to history and anthropology, and will encourage you to explore issues, controversies and themes rather than chronological periods.

  • You'll have the opportunity to apply your academic skills within the workplace through our History at Work placement scheme, so you’ll be able to gain industry-standard experience before you graduate.

  • You'll work with staff who are excellent teachers and enthusiastic researchers, many of whom are recognised as international leaders in their fields.

  • We help you think beyond the traditional boundaries of subjects in ways that employers really value – you'll learn to solve complex problems, think critically and creatively, and communicate with clarity which will prepare you for a wide range of careers. Our graduates have gone on to work for the UN, World Bank, NGOs, law companies and corporate social responsibility (CSR) consultancies.

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