University of Bath

Bath, United Kingdom
A world-class University in a World Heritage city. Ranked as the UKs top university in the Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey 2015 and approaching our 50th year, Bath is well established as a nurturing environment for enterprising minds
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Why should I study here at University of Bath?

Rankings and reputation
Our research is classified as world-leading
  • The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).
  • The results of REF 2014 confirm the excellence of the research carried out at Bath.
  • 32% of our submitted research activity achieved the highest possible REF classification of 4*, defined as world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. 87% was graded 4*/3*, defined as world-leading/internationally excellent.
Our alumni are in the top ten for graduate earnings
  • Our courses are designed to provide real world skills and develop highly sought-after graduates.
  • We have the 7th best graduate prospects according to The Sunday Times and The Times Good University Guide 2016.
  • LinkedIn has also ranked us as one of the best UK universities for launching our graduates into highly desirable jobs.
  • Our alumni can expect above average graduate salaries, placing us within the top ten universities for graduate earnings.
  • 85% of our employed UK full-time first degree graduates are in the top three occupational groups compared with 64% of employed graduates nationally.
  • Over 60% of our undergraduates undertake an industrial or business placement. This translates to improved prospects after graduation.

About University of Bath

The University of Bath received its Royal Charter in 1966 and is now firmly established as a top ten UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence.

Our campus, overlooking the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, has a vibrant research culture driven by the enthusiasm and invention of our academic community.

Students are attracted by our excellent academic reputation, our outstanding graduate employmentrecord, our world-class sports facilities, and the wide array of other social, recreational and personal development opportunities we offer.

Our ability to offer placement options across our discipline base, and with leading organisations, is unique among UK research-intensive universities.

We are sector leaders in the commercial exploitation of intellectual property (IP) and the establishment of international links for exploitation of IP.


Our campus is located on Claverton Down, which sits on the south-east hilltop edge of the city of Bath. The campus is designed around a central pedestrian thoroughfare, known as the Parade.

We offer excellent facilities for teaching, accommodation and leisure on campus and we are continually improving current spaces and investing in new buildings.

In 2012 we began a three-year campus improvement project to provide new teaching space, student accommodation and a new space for the arts.

Facilities on campus
  • At the centre of the Parade is the Library which is open 24 hours a day all year round and offers computing services, information and research assistance as well as books and journals.
  • The world-class Sports Training Village is home to a number of elite athletes and our sports performance centre. It is also open to staff, students and the local community who can take advantage of the outstanding facilities.
  • On the eastern side of campus is The Edge, home to the ICIA and School of Management, which has a vibrant programme of visual arts, theatre, dance and music. The new Centre for the Arts provides the ICIA and our surrounding area with an exciting new arts venue.

For several years we have received recognition for the outstanding beauty of our campus grounds with awards from Bath in Bloom.

Student life at University of Bath

Bath is a beautiful city located in the south west of England. In 1987 the city was inscribed as a World Heritage Site, designated by UNESCO in order to preserve its natural and cultural heritage.

We are proud to be based in such an elegant city that has so much to offer our students, staff and visitors.

There are thriving culture and shopping opportunities, outstanding architectural sights and the ability to escape to one of the many green spaces around and just outside the city.

The University in the city

Bath Ventures Innovation Centre is based in the city centre and provides support and expertise to local technology enterprises that emerge from our academic research.

We have accommodation for undergraduates and postgraduates in the city centre, which allow our students easy access to the amenities of the city.

Graduation at the Abbey

In the summer our students graduate at Bath Abbey, one of the last great medieval churches of England.Take a look at some of our past ceremonies.

Culture, shopping and sport

The city has a strong cultural heritage and has a number of theatres, art galleries and annual festivals of literature, film and art. There are 17 museums within a square mile, including the Holburne Museum, theJane Austen Centre and the Roman Baths.

Shopping in Bath allows you to explore the grand Georgian Streets and small passageways that connect the larger stores with smaller independent boutiques. If you are in the city during Christmas you will also get to experience the beautiful Christmas Market.

There are a number of sporting venues around the city including Bath Rugby, Bath Racecourse and Bath City Football Club.

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Master's Programmes at University of Bath

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Faculty of Engineering and Design

Department of Biology and Biochemistry

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of Bath!

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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