University of Bath
University of Bath

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University of Bath  Ranking

12

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University of Bath  Location

South England

University of Bath

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University Ranking

12

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South England

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Key Information
Location Bath, England
Established 1966
Percent International Students 30%
Famous For MBA, Engineering, Science and Humanities
Key Information
Location Bath, England
Established 1966
Percent International Students 30%
Famous For MBA, Engineering, Science and Humanities

Overview

The University of Bath is known for excellence in teaching and research; a superb student experience; and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace. Widely regarded as a world-class university in a world heritage city, the University is ranked 5th in the Guardian University Guide 2018 and achieved Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Approaching its 50th year, the University is well established as a nurturing environment for enterprising minds.

Bath offers a broad range of programmes spanning engineering, design, science, management, humanities and social sciences. Academic programmes are designed to provide both rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world relevance, giving students the opportunity to study with researchers who are leaders in their field. 

Bath’s outstanding placement scheme helps ensure highly sought-after graduates are well attuned to meet the evolving needs of employers. With a tradition of building strong links with private businesses, partnerships and the public sector, University of Bath graduates enjoy some of the highest rates of employment and starting salaries in the UK.

A vibrant campus on the edge of the city, Bath provides superb sporting, social and cultural opportunities, and was named The Times and Sunday Times Best Campus University 2014. The campus has all the local amenities required including lecture halls, library, shops, banks and a post office are on campus, just a five minute walk from your University of Bath accommodation. Bath have invested over £100 million on new student accommodation, new facilities for the arts, new academic buildings and a new Olympic quality swimming pool situated in the stunning Sports Training Village, which is home to medal-winning Olympic athletes.

The University of Bath is a high-achieving community to gain the knowledge, skills and experience you’ll need to thrive in a world of global networks.

Services for International Students

University of Bath study workshops help students adjust to their new academic system and improve study skills. The English language centre offers students free access to English classes in order to support their studies, and Bath's welfare team are available for students when they need advice on personal or academic matters. University of Bath joblink and volunteering centre helps students find part-time work in order to gain valuable working experience whilst living and studying in the UK, while the careers office helps students shape their future. A medical centre and dentist are on campus in case medical attention is required.

Ranking

  • 12th in the Times University Guide 2017
  • 5th in the Guardian University Guide 2018

The University has never been ranked out of the top 20 in The Times League Table and has finished top of the student satisfaction rankings for the last two years. In terms of subject satisfaction, Psychology, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering received the maximum possible score. The University was awarded Gold in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework.

The Times awarded Bath University of the Year in 2011/12 and Best Campus University in 2014. For universities under 50 years old, Bath is ranked 12th in the world. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 32 per cent of University of Bath’s research achieved the highest possible mark and was classed as world leading.

87% of University of Bath research is world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014) so your studies will be informed by some of the most exciting and innovative ideas across all fields, including developing new drugs to cure breast cancer, working with Ford to develop fuel-efficient engines, and our Queen’s Anniversary Prizewinning research into child poverty.

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 2,000 self-catering rooms are provided on campus, and a further 1,000 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. Each residential area has a team of resident tutors who live on site and who are available to provide advice or guidance to all residents.

Location

Bath itself is a cosmopolitan city with a rich cultural heritage and is only one of three cities in the world to be included on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. Small enough to explore on foot, you can discover its beautiful stone buildings and the natural hot springs which gave the city its name. Indulge in year-round arts festivals, museums, galleries and the spa and get involved with the local community with our great volunteering opportunities. The west of England is the UK's most popular tourist destination.

Alumni

  • Justin King (CEO, Sainsbury’s)
  • Amy Williams (Skeleton gold medallist)
  • Mike Graham (Journalist and broadcaster)

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