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How to apply

Applications for 2017 entry open in mid-September 2016 and must be submitted by 15 January 2017.  

If you apply after this date we will consider your application if places are still available. Please ensure you know when UCAS key dates are. 

Search our available programmes online to choose what course might suit you best:

Before you make a decision you might find it helpful to read our general information on entry requirements.

You should always check the specific requirements of the course carefully before you apply.

You can apply online through UCAS for all undergraduate and full-time foundation degree courses.

UCAS applicants will need to provide:

  • The course's UCAS code
  • The institution code for the University of Bath, which is B16

If you are an international student please check any entry requirements for your country.

International Foundation Year

To register your interest for the International Foundation Year or for further information please send enquiries to 

You can watch a UCAS video guide on how to fill out the UCAS application form.

UCAS also offer guidance on completing your personal statement. Your personal statement is a really important part of your application.

The following sources can also help:

If you are an international student you can get help from our agent representatives in your home country. You might also be able to get help from your local British Council Office.

Further information

If you have general questions about the University, ask Admissions.

If you have specific questions about a programme of study, speak to the department. You can find contact information within the programme details.

See full details of application deadlines on the UCAS website.

You can keep track of your application through the UCAS website.

If you have applied for one of our undergraduate courses you will be provided with a username and password to use our Application Tracker.

If we require any supporting documents in order to process your application we will contact you via Bath Application Tracker and/or email to request that documents are uploaded using your Bath Application Tracker account. If you do not upload the requested documents using this method then this can cause a delay in processing your application.

We will be sending important messages to your Bath Application Tracker throughout the year so it is essential that you check this regularly as well as UCAS Track.