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Studying at Bath as an international student

Discover what it's like to live and study at the University, from applying and funding your studies to joining our student community.

Our University ranking

We're highly ranked in independent league tables for overall performance, student satisfaction and graduate employment; we’re a university that's well-placed to help you succeed.

87% of our research is classed as world-leading or internationally excellent by the most recent Research Excellence Framework 2014

87% of our research is classed as world-leading or internationally excellent by the most recent Research Excellence Framework 2014

Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017

Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017

Our prospectuses

Order our undergraduate prospectus or download our master's prospectus, which is also available in Mandarin.

Experience the University

There are lots of ways you can find out what it's like to live and study in Bath. Take part in an online event, go on a virtual tour, or chat with some of our students.

Virtual campus tour

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Take a virtual tour of our campus, including the student accommodation buildings, teaching rooms, laboratories, and Sports Training Village.

Choose Bath

You'll get a great experience living and studying at Bath. You can explore the South West of England and enjoy life on campus and in the city. We'll support your academic progress and prepare you for your future career.

International agents

You can get in touch with one of our official representatives in your country about studying at Bath.

Our international students' experiences

Read about the achievements of some of our international students and find out what they think about living and studying in Bath.

Pre-university courses

We offer a range of courses designed to help you improve your English language or get you ready for study at Bath.

Pre-sessional Programme

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We offer courses to help you improve your English and academic skills before you start your studies at Bath.

Exchange and visiting students

Learn more about studying at Bath as an Erasmus+, exchange or visiting student.

Tuition fees, funding and extra costs

Details about how the University determines your fee status and how this affects the tuition fees you pay. You can also research the funding available to you and the extra costs of university study.

Tuition fees

Home, EU and Overseas fees for courses and placements, with details of extra costs and payment methods.

Visas and immigration

Identify the type of visa that you need to be able to study at Bath, and any additional documents you may need to provide.

Student Immigration Service

We provide support to prospective and current international students, on all matters to do with student visas and immigration.


Find out which visa type you need, how to apply, and how our Student Immigration Service can help you with your visa questions.

Brexit guidance

Find out how Britain's exit from the European Union could affect you.

Important information

There are some key things that you need to know before you apply for a place at Bath.

Admissions policy

Our policy on student recruitment, selection and admissions for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study that lead to an award or qualification.

Regulatory information

Read the policies we have in place to ensure the quality of education at Bath and the arrangements we make for students transferring from another institution or course.

Student Protection Plan (SPP)

This plan outlines the arrangements for ensuring the quality and continuation of education for all undergraduate, taught postgraduates and doctoral students.

Student transfer arrangements

Procedure for students wishing to transfer onto courses offered by other higher education providers or who are wishing to transfer onto a course at Bath.

About us

The University of Bath was established on Claverton Down in Bath in 1966. We are a campus university in the South West of England. Bath is only 1 hour and 25 minutes away from London by train.

We offer courses in engineering, humanities, management, science and social science.

University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

Social media

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