401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, United Kingdom

History and Politics - Goldsmiths, University of London

This exciting degree lets you explore the ways in which thinking about politics is vital to a study of history, and how the past development of social and political institutions and ideas is crucial to an understanding of contemporary politics. **Why study BA History & Politics at Goldsmiths?** - This degree offers something different and exciting – we use interdisciplinary approaches to the subject and encourage you to explore issues, controversies and themes rather than chronological periods. - Goldsmiths is a place where you can challenge your assumptions and defamiliarise yourself from what you think you know – we’ll encourage you to look at the subjects from a range of perspectives. - You'll have the opportunity to gain precious industry-standard experience and apply your academic skills within the workplace through our placement scheme. - You'll work with staff who are enthusiastic researchers as well as being excellent teachers, many being recognised as international leaders in their field. - We're only 20 minutes by train from the centre of government and decision-making at Westminster, and you'll be able to make use of the many museums, galleries and exhibitions available in London. - You’ll be able to pursue a wide range of careers by developing your critical, analytical and communication skills; we help you think beyond the traditional boundaries of subjects in ways that employers really value. - We have a lively events programme that attracts renowned speakers, meaning that you'll have the opportunity to hear the latest political and historical arguments, theories, and ideas.