At Bath we are known for excellence in teaching and research; a superb student experience; and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace.
We are a top ten UK university in 3 national league tables (Guardian University Guide 2022, The Complete University Guide 2022 and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022) and are ranked 6th for graduate prospects in the Complete University Guide and 7th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.
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 helping children with chronic pain, protecting us from cyber-attacks, improving access to justice to autistic people, to researching ways to help with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our vibrant campus, and location right on the edge of the city of Bath, provide superb sporting, social and cultural opportunities. We are one of the safest campus sites in the UK and one of the first universities in the country to win a national police approved security award.
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.
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.
A learning approach which combines in-person activities on campus, online elements, and structured independent study.
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 University’s campus is set in attractive rural grounds overlooking the historic city of Bath. You don’t have to walk far to reach facilities like the Library shops, and a post office. just five minutes from campus accommodation.
In the last decade, we have invested over £450 million in our campus. This includes accommodation, academic buildings and sport facilities such as an Olympic legacy swimming pool and a gym and fitness centre expanded across three floors.
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).
We have around 19,000 students with a split of 54% male and 46% female. 32% of students come from outside the UK, representing over 147 nationalities. Our award winning Students’ Union (The SU) is one of the best in the country. There are more than 160 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.
Bath is a lively, friendly, and historic city, surrounded by beautiful countryside. The city is home to global businesses and start-up companies, so you can find local employment opportunities while you study and when you graduate. and Bath is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list twice; for its historic 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. Indulge yourself in year-round arts festivals, museums, galleries and the spa and get involved with the local community with our great volunteering opportunities.
Postgrad Open Days
Get an insight into what it's like to study at Bath - wherever you are!
We hold Virtual Open Days several times a year to help prospective students experience the University of Bath.
Our next Postgraduate Virtual Open Day will take place on Wednesday 9 February 2022 11am to 3pm (UK time)
Chat live with staff and current postgraduate students to find out more about living and studying at Bath.
Join the following live webinars where you can ask questions directly to both staff and students.