Goldsmiths, University of London
Lewisham | South East England
Ucas code: G56
What students say about this university612 comments (163 students)
The BMus(Hons) Music course at Goldsmiths is an intellectually challenging course, regardless of the course units you may...
The BMus(Hons) Music course at Goldsmiths is an intellectually challenging course, regardless of the course units you may choose to take as part of the course. Essays are the main form of assessment for the music course although depending on your course choices there may also be a written exam or a performance exam involved. Feedback on the course is usually detailed and very helpful although sometimes you may have to wait longer than the average 3 week waiting period to get feedback on your work. The music facilities at Goldsmiths are really good, especially the Electronic Music Studio(s) and the music technology suites.×
My course contains 4 lectures per week which comes up to about 9hours of teaching. In addition to that there is on average 8...
My course contains 4 lectures per week which comes up to about 9hours of teaching. In addition to that there is on average 8 hours of self study per week. My course is very diverse and covers many fields relating to education such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, history and philosophy. It is wry interesting and can be a bit challenging at times. Nearly all of my course work I essay apart from the practical module where we get to do visual art, music, filming and drama. We have facilities to do all projext.×
The amount of teaching given is fairly reasonable, because independent study is encouraged. However there is plenty of support...
The amount of teaching given is fairly reasonable, because independent study is encouraged. However there is plenty of support available from tutors and they are more than happy to see you or communicate via email. I found particular tutors to be more helpful than others and once you have found the right person, academic life gets so much easier and manageable. My course was challenging but because it was something that interested me and I had studied strands of it in a levels, it was not too difficult to grasp. And if there were aspects that didn't click so easily the tutors were a silane to clear things up. However you won't be expected to remember or understand everything. The work load was bearable if you don't leave it til the last minute and feedback was always prompt and helpful.×
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How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction83%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students8,525
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate66%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time13%
of students are part-time
Male / Female67%
of students are female
Young / Mature22%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK26%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction49%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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