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Key Information
Rank 8
Location Bath, England
Established 1966
International Students 32%
Famous For MBA, Engineering, Humanities
International Fees £15,200-19,000
Key Information
Location Bath, England
Established 1966
Famous For MBA, Engineering, Humanities
International Fees £15,200-19,000

University of Bath 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. It was named University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023. Located overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, the University has a national and international reputation for quality: 

  • Top ten in all national league tables, including the top five in the CUG 2024
  • Ranked 4th for graduate prospects in the CUG 2024 
  • Among the top 10% of universities worldwide, according to the QS World University Rankings 2024 (148th overall)

Bath's academic courses are designed to provide both rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world relevance, allowing you to study with researchers who are leaders in their field.

Bath was awarded triple gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023, which assesses higher education institutions in England on the quality of experience and outcomes for their undergraduate courses and subjects and 92% of the university's research is world-leading or internationally excellent (according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

Bath's vibrant campus on the city's edge offers sporting, social, and cultural opportunities. The university is one of the safest campus sites in the UK and was one of the first universities in the country to win a national police-approved security award.

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

Scholarships at Bath

The University of Bath offers generous scholarships to support outstanding talent and provide funding support to international students. Check out a wide range of postgraduate-taught scholarships for upcoming entry here.

University of Bath 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, and there is also a collection service to take students from the airport to the University.

Students can participate in a welcome event programme for international students, including 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 improve your study skills. The Skills Centre offers students free access to English classes to support their 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 if medical attention is needed.

University of Bath Rankings

  • 8th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
  • 6th best UK university in the Complete University Guide 2024
  • 6th in the Guardian University Guide 2024
  • 148th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 251-300th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024

92% of University of Bath research submitted to the Research Excellence Framework 2021 has achieved the two highest classifications of ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

University of Bath 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 1,100 rooms are available in the city centre.

Rooms are arranged in groups around communal kitchen/dining areas. Students can choose single-sex and mixed kitchen groups and standard, large or en-suite rooms. The University’s Student Living team is available to provide advice or guidance to all residents.

University of Bath 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 has a thriving food scene, plenty of nightlife, and year-round arts festivals. The Students' Union also offers great volunteering opportunities to get involved with the local community.

University of Bath 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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