You should normally be expected to meet any particular entry requirements of the degree you intend to progress onto.
For this programme we require UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) IELTS 5.5 overall with no component lower than 5.5
Months of entry
This Diploma is a Pre-Master's programme aimed at postgraduate students who are considering undertaking an MA in subjects related to the cultural and creative industries, but need a year to develop or consolidate their language skills in academic English, to study some background theory, and to familiarise themselves both with ways of working in British academic culture and in the standards required at Master's degree level. Students who wish to go on to study either at Goldsmiths or elsewhere in Britain will be given help and support in finding an appropriate programme.
Core English for Academic Purposes modules concentrate on different areas of language development: Academic Writing and Grammar Development and Academic Listening and Speaking. Two further modules consider interdisciplinary themes and integrate academic content with language and study skills development. These courses provide a useful background for students in European intellectual approaches and some key theories of relevance to a range of academic disciplines. Finally, you will take two introductory courses in the Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship.
You will have a personal tutor and will receive support in researching and considering the MA degree options for your future studies.
You are encouraged throughout the programme to work independently and in particular to use the resources available in the Goldsmiths Library.
Information for international students
This Diploma is a Pre-Master's programme aimed at postgraduate students who are considering undertaking an MA in subjects related to the cultural and creative industries, but need a year to develop or consolidate their language skills in academic English.
Fees and funding
The McKenna Charitable Trust Postgraduate Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to 4 Masters students from the UK or Europe, who are studying postgraduate Masters programmes within the Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship.
The scholarships will each cover 50% of tuition fee for the Masters programme totaling individual awards of £3,880 for the academic year of study.
In addition to the above award, students may apply for or ask to also be considered for The Harprit Sekhon Scholarship in the Creative and Cultural Industries. This consists of one award of £1,000.
Find out more about applying for these scholarships
Find out about our general postgraduate tuition fees and funding opportunities.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- +44 (0)20 7078 5300