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All students attending a University of Bath award ceremony are required to wear academic dress specific to their award. The colour of your hood, gown and hat indicates the award you have achieved and not the department or faculty in which you studied.
Gowns and Headwear:
Bachelor degrees: Gowns are plain in style and are black, accompanied by a black mortar board
Masters degree: Gowns are ‘Masters’ in style and are black, accompanied by a black mortar board
Doctorates: Gowns are ‘Oxford’ in style and are maroon, accompanied by a cloth bonnet, with silver cord and tassles.
Click on the award title below to view the relevant academic dress (opens in a separate window).
Hoods, Cuffs and Facings:
Gowns can be hired through Ede & Ravenscroft.
For detailed descriptions of University academic dress please download the following pdf file academic dress
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