University of Bath

University of Bath


At Bath we are known for excellence in teaching and research; a superb student experience; and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace.

Bath is a top five UK university (Guardian University Guide 2018), ranked 4th in The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018 and awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Our courses are designed to provide both rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world relevance, giving our students the opportunity to study with researchers who are leaders in their field.

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

Our vibrant campus, and location right on the edge of the city of Bath, provide superb sporting, social and cultural opportunities.

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

University of Bath Postgraduate Recruitment Events for 2018
This year the University of Bath will be holding a new programme of events specifically tailored towards those interested in postgraduate study at Bath. Find out more

By logging into the Virtual Open Day potential applicants will be provided with a programme of timed live webinars. Participants will also get the opportunity to take part in interactive live question & answer sessions with University of Bath staff, as well as industry professionals who will provide useful insight into the University’s strong links with industry and employment opportunities following postgraduate study at Bath. Current postgraduate student representatives at the University will also be on hand to give advice on life at Bath.

As well as course specific information the interactive virtual platform will provide information on the superb facilities and outstanding research plus further information on topics like applying to Bath, student life, accommodation and financing their studies.

Online registration is now open via the following link:

Further to the virtual event, the University of Bath will also be holding the following new postgraduate recruitment events in 2018:

Postgraduate Café – 14th March 2018, 5pm – 8pm, Pall Mall London
Postgraduate Café – 21st March 2018, 5pm – 8pm, Café at the Edge, University of Bath Campus 
Postgraduate Open Day – November 2018 – University of Bath Campus

Registrations of interest can be made via the following link:

Studying at Bath
Our subjects include engineering, design, humanities, social science, management and science.
Postgraduate students benefit from:

  • Excellent teaching and research facilities, including purpose built laboratories.
  • Support from internationally recognised supervisors.
  • Opportunities to enhance your employability via targeted skills training or, for selected courses, work placements.
  • 24/7 access to our library, plus access to two Postgraduate only commons
  • Funding is available in many different forms, from studentships offered by our departments and scholarships to career development loans.

The campus
The campus has all the local amenities you could ask for including shops, banks and a post office just five minutes from campus accommodation.

We have invested over £215m in our new city centre learning zone, student accommodation, academic buildings and the 50m Olympic legacy pool situated in the stunning Sports Training Village, which is home to medal-winning Olympic athletes, and open to students for elite and recreational sport.

Set amongst green fields, the campus is only one mile from the city centre. You can catch a train to London (only 90 minutes away), or pop into Bristol (only 10 minutes by train).

Student life
We have around 16,000 students with a split of 55% male and 45% female. A third of our students are international and represent over 100 nationalities.

Our award winning Students’ Union is one of the best in the country, ranked in the top five Students’ Unions in the UK by the Times Higher Educations HES Survey 2016.

There are more than 100 clubs, societies and student groups to get involved in, from cultural and politics societies to arts and sports clubs.

And if you have any issues then our Student Services Centre at the heart of campus offers a range of support services including welfare, immigration advice, counselling, financial advice and support for students with disabilities.

The city
Bath 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 yourself in year-round arts festivals, museums, galleries and the spa and get involved with the local community with our great volunteering opportunities.

Contact details:
University of Bath
Claverton Down
Telephone: +44 (0)1225 388388
Email address for enquiries:
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