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From India to Bath: why study for a master's degree with us

“This experience has been transformative and unforgettable.” Arnab, MSc Finance

In 2022 we welcomed over 800 students from India1 and we have over 1,800 Indian alumni. Our first Indian alumnus was among the first class to graduate from the University in 1966. Join a community made up of over 150 nationalities from all around the world.

Find your master's course

As a taught postgraduate student, you can specialise in an area that matches your interests and career ambitions, deepening your knowledge of a subject and enhancing your employability for the future.

We offer a wide range of degrees to suit your circumstances, including full-time, part-time, and online courses in engineering, design, humanities, social sciences, management, and science.

You can choose to build on knowledge gained in your undergraduate studies or study something different.

Postgraduate scholarships

A scholarship to Bath is a reward for your academic achievements and a prestigious honour that can help you reach your goals.

If you apply to study at Bath, you could be eligible for a scholarship to help you pay your tuition fees and living costs during your master's.

If you're an Indian student, you can apply for one of our specialist international bursaries or scholarships such as the Bath India master's Scholarship or the GREAT scholarship.

Get to know us

Throughout the year, we offer several ways for you to experience the University from India, including Virtual Open Days, our Indian Insight webinars, and in-person events.

Meet us in India

Find an event near you to speak to one of our representatives about studying at Bath.

Our team in India

You can contact our team in India by emailing Namita Pandey at

Indian Insight webinars

In June and July, you can join our Indian Insight webinars to find out more about studying for a master's at Bath.

These are weekly discussions with our current master's students and alumni from India. You'll hear first-hand accounts about what it's like living in and studying at Bath as well as finding a job after you graduate.

The Indian Insights Series includes the following sessions

  • 20 June 2024, 19:00 to 19:45 (IST) - Welcome: Our journey to Bath
  • 27 June 2024, 19:00 to 19:45 (IST) - My application: What happens next?
  • 4 July 2024,19:00 to 19:45 (IST) - Accommodation: Where to live
  • 11 July 2024, 19:00 to 19:45 (IST) - India to Bath: My life as a student
  • 18 July 2024, 19:00 to 19:45 (IST) - Enhancing my employability at Bath (Careers support and placements)
  • 25 July 2024, 19:00 to 19:45 (IST) - Ask us anything (Q&A)

Find out more about the events and register

Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

Join us to:

  • chat live with our staff and current postgraduate students
  • ask questions directly to students and staff in our live webinars
  • find out more about our courses, student life, admissions, accommodation, and career prospects

Studying at Bath

Watch some of our Indian students talk about what it’s like to study for a master’s degree at Bath and how their time here has helped their career prospects.

Krupa Nanda Kumar sitting down and smiling
‘I can safely say my year at Bath was easily the best yet for me, largely due to the class I was a part of, the friends I made, and the beautiful city I lived in.’
Krupa Nanda Kumar MSc in Innovation and Technology Management (2019)

Application support


Our Student Immigration Service can help you find out which type of visa you need, guide you through the application process, and answer your visa-related questions.

International agents

If you'd like support with your application or information about Bath, you can contact us directly or get in touch with one of our official representatives.

Entry requirements

We accept students on to our master’s courses following their studies at Indian institutions. See the entry requirements on our course pages.

If English isn't your first language, you'll need to meet the English language requirements for your course before you can start studying.

Our Pre-sessional programme will help you improve your English and academic skills, prepare you for postgraduate study, and help you settle into Bath before your studies begin.

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Make the most of your master's experience

Choosing Bath gives you loads of opportunities to explore your interests and make friends while studying.

You'll have access to our:

See how you can make the most of Bath
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Living in Bath

Surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the South West of England, Bath is a vibrant, friendly city with a rich history.

Our campus is close to the city where there's plenty to see and do, including famous tourist attractions, varied shops and venues, and cultural festivals throughout the year.

Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, both as one of the Great Spas of Europe and for its Roman heritage and Georgian architecture.

The city is also home to global businesses and start-up companies, so you can find work while you study and when you graduate.

Going beyond Bath, trains take about 15 minutes2 to Bristol and one hour and 25 minutes3 to London.

Discover more about living in Bath
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Prepare for the future

We can support you to develop skills that will help you succeed in your studies and career.

If you study at Bath, you’ll have access to year-round opportunities to help you develop your academic and employability skills.

You’ll also be able to use our Careers Service, which offers information, advice, and guidance during your studies and throughout your working life.

Our recent Indian graduates have gone on to work in a range of industries, for companies including Pepsico (UK), Decathalon (UK), and Bosch (Germany).

Go further in your career with a master's at Bath
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Our rankings and reputation

Highly ranked in independent league tables, we're known for excellence in teaching and research, a superb student experience, and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace.

Contact us

If you have any questions about coming to Bath, please contact us.

Some rankings are based on the experiences of undergraduate students.

  1. Based on all levels of study. 

  2. Shortest journey time from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads is 12 minutes. Figure from National Rail.  

  3. Shortest journey time from Bath Spa to London Paddington is one hour 16 minutes. Figure from National Rail.