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Your contact in Bath

Andy Howman

Andy Howman

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.

Studying here

Find out more about studying at a prestigious university that is both intellectually and culturally stimulating.

Our International Relations Office provides support before you arrive and throughout your studies.

Key facts

Our representatives

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.

International Student Advice Service

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:

  • pre-arrival advice and support
  • cultural and social orientation
  • advice and checking service for visa applications and extensions
  • general advice on invalid visas, refusals and appeals
  • welfare and support issues

Societies

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.

Careers

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:

Entry requirements

These requirements will vary from subject to subject. You also need to look at course entry requirements in our undergraduate and postgraduate prospectuses.

Foundation Programmes

If you have been through the Pakistani school system you will need to undertake a bridging qualification in order to progress on to undergraduate studies.

We offer the one year International Foundation Year, which is ideal preparation for entering our undergraduate programmes.

Undergraduate programmes

A Level or International Baccalaureate (IB)

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.

Holders of the Pakistani Bachelors of Arts/Science/Commerce (Pass) may be considered for direct entry at undergraduate level.

Postgraduate taught degrees

Bachelors (Honours) degree of high standing may be accepted

We will consider students who have successfully completed a bachelors (honours) degree from an elite institution and achieved excellent grades. In certain instances a masters degree may be required.

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.

Postgraduate research degrees

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.

 

English language requirements

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 exams or by attending a pre-sessional programme in our English Language Centre.

More information about English Language requirements.

 

Scholarships and funding

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:

International Scholarship Scheme

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.

More details of the International Scholarship Scheme.

Sponsorship

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.

Research Degree Scholarships

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.

Next steps

Choose a programme of study

Applying

Applications for all of our programmes of study can be made online.

Complete an application for the Bath Foundation Year.

You should apply through UCAS for all of our undergraduate programmes.

Postgraduates should apply directly to the University.

Already applied

If you have already applied for a programme of study then you can check on your progress using Application Tracker.

Accommodation

Find out about undergraduate accommodation and postgraduate accommodation options.