University of Bath

Rank 9
Location Bath, England
Established 1966
International Students 32%
Famous Courses MBA, Engineering, Humanities
International Fees £15,200-19,000
Key Information
Location Bath, England
Established 1966
Famous Courses MBA, Engineering, Humanities
International Fees £15,200-19,000

Overview

The University of Bath is known for excellence in teaching and research, a highly regarded student experience, and providing outstanding real-world preparation for the workplace. Located overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, the University ranks in the top 10 in: 

  • Guardian University Guide 2022
  • Complete University Guide 2022
  • Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

Bath offers courses in engineering, design, science, management, humanities, and social sciences. Bath courses provide an intellectual challenge and real-world relevance. They give you the opportunity to study with researchers who are leaders in their field. 

Bath’s popular placement opportunities make sure their highly sought-after graduates can meet the evolving needs of employers. With strong links with private businesses, partnerships, and the public sector, University of Bath graduates have some of the highest rates of employment and starting salaries in the UK, based on undergraduate student data.

Located on the edge of the city, Bath’s lively campus and community have an impressive variety of sporting, social, and cultural activities. The campus is also very convenient to get around, with lecture halls, library, shops, and a post office close to the accommodation. In the past decade, Bath has invested over £450 million on:

  • Student accommodation
  • Arts hub called The Edge
  • New academic buildings 
  • World-class Sports Training Village, where medal-winning Olympic athletes train

Services for International Students

Students can contact the Student Immigration Service for visa support. They provide one-to-one appointments and drop-in sessions for international students.

The Admissions Team provides application support to help with fees, entry requirements and the application process.

There is a collection service to take students from the airport to the University.

Students can take part in a welcome programme of events for our international students which includes information sessions, tours of the campus and city, and social events.

University of Bath study workshops help you adjust to your new academic environment and to improve your study skills. The Skills Centre offers students free access to English classes to support your studies, and Bath's Wellbeing Service can give you advice on personal or academic matters.

The University of Bath Careers Service helps students find part-time work to gain valuable working experience while living and studying in the UK. 

A medical centre and dentist are on campus in case medical attention is needed.

Ranking

  • 9th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
  • 10th in the Complete University Guide 2022
  • 8th in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • 166th in the QS World University Rankings 2022

90% of University of Bath research was defined as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. Your studies will be informed by some of the most exciting and innovative ideas across all fields, like helping children with chronic pain, protecting people from cyber-attacks, and improving access to justice for people with autism.

Accommodation

Undergraduate students who apply by the application deadline are guaranteed on-campus accommodation for their first year of study. Overseas postgraduate students who have not previously studied at Bath will also be offered a place in off-campus accommodation for up to one academic year. Over 3,500 rooms are provided on campus, and a further 1,100 rooms are available in the city centre.

Students' rooms are arranged in groups around communal kitchen/dining areas. Students have the option of both single-sex and mixed kitchen groups, and may request standard, large or en-suite rooms. The University’s Student Living team are available to provide advice or guidance to all residents.

Location

Bath itself is a lively city with a rich cultural heritage. It is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list twice; for its elegant Georgian architecture and as one of the Great Spas of Europe. Small enough to explore on foot, you can discover its beautiful stone buildings and the natural hot springs which gave the city its name.

In addition to its museums, galleries and historical attractions, Bath is home to a thriving food scene, plenty of nightlife, and year-round arts festivals. You can also get involved with the local community through the great volunteering opportunities offered by the Students’ Union.

Alumni

  • Justin King (former CEO of Sainsbury’s, current Chairman of Made By Sport)
  • Amy Williams MBE (Skeleton Olympic gold medallist)
  • Heather Stanning MBE (Coxless pair rowing Olympic gold medallist)
  • Nigel Sharrocks (former Managing Director of Warner Bros.)
  • Ash Atalla (TV producer)
  • Sue Ryan (former Managing Editor of The Daily Telegraph)

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