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International Engineering Residential

A free, summer residential for international students looking to apply for undergraduate Engineering degrees starting in September 2024.

What is the International Engineering Residential?

The International Engineering Residential is a one-week programme that aims to provide prospective international students with an insight into studying Engineering and student life at the University of Bath.

The International Engineering Residential is a free, residential programme focusing on various Engineering courses offered at the University, consisting of a programme of academic activities, general sessions on applying to and studying in the UK and having contact with current students at the University. You will also be able to engage with your peers looking to studying a similar course to you and discover student life in Bath!

The International Engineering Residential is free-of-charge, including on-campus accommodation, free meals for the duration of your stay, a programme of academic sessions (lectures, seminars, workshops) and fun social activities. Participants will be responsible for their travel and any costs involved to and from the University.

Successful completion of the programme will give access to a guaranteed conditional offer subject to conditions (see details below).

This year's International Engineering Residential will take place from Monday 7th to Friday 11th August 2023.

Who can apply for the International Engineering Residential?


All international students (as classified by overseas fee status) who will be starting university in September 2024 and who are academically able to study at Bath in their chosen subject.

All students must also be able to show evidence of their English proficiency with an IELTS 5.5 overall or an equivalent school qualification.

Subjects on offer & academic requirements

Subject areas will include the below:

  • Architecture & Civil Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

All students must be able to show evidence of their English proficiency with an IELTS 5.5 overall or an equivalent school qualification. If you have any queries about academic or language requirements for the International Engineering Residential, please get in touch.

Guaranteed Conditional Offer

If you complete the International Engineering Residential, including the sessions and activities that are included, you will be guaranteed to receive an offer for a place to study at Bath.

This is based on the following conditions:

  • You will be applying to university as an international student (as classified by overseas fee status).

  • You will be applying for university in 2024 (if you plan to defer due to circumstances such as National Service, please get in touch).

  • You meet the academic requirements necessary for your chosen course.

  • A UCAS application is submitted by the UCAS equal consideration deadline.

  • The subject stream you undertook as part of the International Engineering Residential is related to the degree you apply for.

Application process

For your application, you will need to provide details of your predicted grades, any English language qualifications and write a small 300 word personal statement on why you want to join this programme.

Applications for the International Engineering Residential 2023 are now closed.