Over the last 20 years we have had considerable research involvement with Pakistan. With the advantages offered by by our professional placements, our Pakistani student numbers have substaintially increased. The practical and career-orientated nature of most of our programmes greatly enhance students' job prospects. Bath is a city of outstanding beauty, one of only three in the world to be on UNESCO's World Heritage list. The campus is a safe and friendly environment in which to study, with first class sports facilities.
The country manager for Pakistan, Andy Howman is also the Head of International Student Recruitment in Bath.
Please don't hesitate to contact Andy if you have any questions.
Find out more about studying at a prestigious university that is both intellectually and culturally stimulating.
Our International Office provides support before you arrive and throughout your studies.
You can find out more about studying at Bath from our representatives RMT Enterprise who have offices in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad and HR Consultants (Pvt.) who have offices in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Karachi and Peshawar. Their experienced advisors will provide you with free advice and counselling to help guide you through the application process.
Our international student advice team support all our international students during their studies. They have drop-in sessions or appointments on campus and have a number of useful services available:
During your studies it is important to feel involved with university life. You will find a range of societies here where you can meet people and participate in events and social occasions.
It is important to consider your career options when deciding where to study.
The University of Bath offers support and careers guidance to home and international students as well as assistance in finding part-time work:
A Level, International Baccalaureate (IB) or Pakistani Bachelors of Arts/Science/Commerce
We welcome applications from students taking A Level examinations, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and certain other internationally recognised qualifications for direct entry into undergraduate courses. We require a minimum of three good A Levels or 32-38 points in the International Baccalaureate.
Holders of the Pakistani Bachelors of Arts/Science/Commerce (Pass) may be considered for direct entry at undergraduate level.
Detailed entry requirements can be found in the undergraduate prospectus.
Bachelors (Honours) degree of at least three years duration, followed by a Masters degree of one or two years duration
We will consider students who have successfully completed a bachelors (honours) degree of at least three years duration, followed by a masters degree of one or two years duration.
Degrees must be from a recognised institution in Pakistan.
Details of the entry requirements for each of our postgraduate taught degrees are provided in the postgraduate prospectus.
Please read them carefully, as there can sometimes be additional requirements, such as the need for work experience or a very specific academic background.
Masters level qualification
We will consider exceptional high graded masters degree holders for PhD study.
Evidence of some research experience (for example through a masters degree project) is often expected and in addition to the standard application papers, you will need a research proposal outlining how you intend to go about your research.
To study on the International Foundation Year you will need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5.
The minimum English Language requirement for our undergraduate courses is IELTs 6.0 - 7.0 or an equivalent qualification.
All postgraduate taught applicants must meet our English requirements (IELTS 6.5-7.0) You can do this by taking IELTS or TOEFL exams or by attending a pre-sessional programme in our English Language Centre.
Prospective international students are eligible for a number of scholarships. Most of these are for postgraduate taught students. Departments may also offer specific scholarships for their students. Find out more about Scholarships and Bursaries.
These are some of the scholarship and funding options available to students from your country:
We are offering 75 postgraduate scholarships worth £3,000. This will be offered as a discount in tuition fees. The scholarships are for one year only.
A number of external funding bodies exist to support Masters level study in the UK and we strongly advise any applicant seeking support to explore potential sources of financial aid available in your own country.
There are international agencies, government departments, charitable organisations and private companies that may be able to provide financial aid for certain programmes of study, and all are worth exploring.
You can also approach the British Council in your country to find out if they have any funding available.
For MPhil/PhD students we provide both full and partial research degree scholarships and these are awarded on a competitive basis. Some are designated for certain research topics and others are offered on a university-wide basis. You may indicate that you wish to be considered for a scholarship on the research degree programme application form.
Applications for all of our programmes of study can be made online.
You should apply through UCAS for all of our undergraduate programmes.
Postgraduates should apply directly to the University.
If you have already applied for a programme of study then you can check on your progress using Application Tracker.