As a university with an outstanding reputation we are proud of our academic excellence. We have a vibrant international community including a growing number of Vietnamese students who choose to study on our undergraduate or postgraduate programmes. Bath is a city of outstanding beauty, one of only three in the world to be on UNESCO's World Heritage list. Studying here offers you access to first class sporting facilities and a creative arts institute based on a modern, safe campus.
Virginia is the country manager for Vietnam and has lots of information about studying here.
Please don't hesitate to contact Virginia if you have any questions.
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.
You can find out more about studying at Bath from our representative agents, UKEAS and COMPASS Education who have offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Their experienced advisors will provide you with advice and counselling to help guide you through the application process. COMPASS Education made a film of their visit to the University of Bath in May 2012.
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:
Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate
Holders of the Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate will be expected to undertake a foundation programme or some other form of bridging study to be eligible for admission to an undergraduate degree programme.
We offer the one year International Foundation Year, which is ideal preparation for entering our undergraduate programmes.
A Levels; International Baccalaureate (IB); Tot Nghiep Cao Dang
We welcome applications from students taking A Level examinations and the International Baccalaureate (IB) for direct entry into our undergraduate programmes.
Students with the Tot Nghiep Cao Dang (university-level diploma) may also apply for direct entry to an undergraduate degree course.
Details of entry requirements can be found in our undergraduate prospectus.
Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc (4 or 5 year university degree) with an excellent GPA
Holders of the Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc (4 or 5 year university degree) with an excellent GPA will be considered for entry to a masters degree. In other cases a bridging course may be required prior to entering a masters programme. A full certified transcript must accompany any application.
Please check the postgraduate prospectus for details of our entry requirements.
Masters level qualification from a prestigious university
In many cases, we require a masters level qualification from a prestigious university for PhD entry. We expect evidence of some research experience (for example through a Masters degree project).
Certified transcripts of all previous degree-level studies must accompany your application.
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 any applicant seeking support is strongly advised to explore potential sources of financial aid available in their own country.
Alternatively, 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.