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Study for a master's degree at Bath

Join a world-class university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence.

We will help you succeed with your master’s degree whether you want to enhance your career prospects or further your subject expertise.

Why Bath?

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

Master's at Bath

Find out what it's like to live and study for a master's degree at Bath.

Find your master's degree

We offer a wide range of degrees, including full-time, part-time and online courses to suit your lifestyle.

Your postgraduate degree will allow you to specialise in an area that matches your interest and your career ambitions. You can choose to build on your knowledge gained in your undergraduate studies or to study something different. Our subjects include engineering, design, humanities, social sciences, management and science.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days

Join one of our Postgraduate Virtual Open Days to find out what it’s like to live and study at Bath. You’ll be able to take part in live chat and webinars, with lots of student representatives and staff on hand to answer your questions whether they are about our courses, student life, accommodation or student finance.

Register for a Postgraduate Virtual Open Day
Student expert panel on virtual open day

Prepare for the future

We can help you develop the skills to help you succeed in your studies and career.

You’ll have access to more than 200 free workshops each year focusing on personal, academic and employability skills development, including:

  • academic writing tutorials and drop-in sessions
  • practical skills like interview techniques and CV writing

If English is not your first language, we offer pre-sessional courses to help you improve your English and adjust to the academic culture in the UK.

You’ll also have access to our Careers Service where you can get information, advice and guidance. The dedicated team can help you plan your career path and contact potential employers.

A group of students working together

Make the most of your Bath experience

Choose Bath and you’ll have plenty of opportunities to explore your interests and make friends while studying, whether you choose to join societies and sports clubs, take art classes or become a volunteer.

We're rated in the top five for student experience2 and were awarded the title of Sports University of the Year in 2018.

Studying here, you'll have access to our:

Explore your interests and make friends
Students doing a Spin class at the Sports Training Village

Living in Bath

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

The University is within easy reach of the city and there's always plenty to see and do in Bath, from famous tourist attractions to a year-round programme of cultural festivals. If you like to shop there’s a range of big-name and independent shops. You'll also discover a varied and cosmopolitan choice of bars, pubs and restaurants.

The Gothic abbey, stunning Georgian architecture and Roman Baths, which give the city its name, have led to Bath becoming the only city in England to have UNESCO World Heritage status. It is ranked as one of the safest university cities3 in the UK.

With Bristol only 12 minutes4 away by train and London just one hour and 20 minutes5 away, choosing to live and study at Bath puts you in the right place to get the most out of your time at university.

Find out where we are
The city of the Bath from a distance

Find out more about living and studying at Bath

Visit the University at a postgraduate event

Contact us

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

  1. According to the AdvanceHE 2018 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey.
  2. Ranked 4th overall out of 122 in the THE Student Experience Survey 2018.
  3. Ranked 2nd safest city in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2020.
  4. Figure from National Rail and based on shortest journey time from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads.
  5. Figure from National Rail and based on shortest journey time from Bath Spa to London Paddington.