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Study for a master's degree at Bath

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

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.

Why Bath?

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.

Experience Bath at a Postgraduate Virtual Open Day

We hold Virtual Open Days several times a year so you can experience the University without coming to campus.

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 careers prospects

Taught postgraduate scholarships and loans

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 a UK student, you can also apply for a loan to help you cover the cost of your studies.

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 more than 200 free workshops to help you develop your personal, academic, and job application 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.

Go further in your career with a master's at 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.

The Gothic abbey, Georgian architecture, and Roman Baths have led to Bath becoming the only city in England to have UNESCO World Heritage status.

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 minutes3 to Bristol and one hour and 25 minutes4 to London.

Discover more about living in Bath
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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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Studying at Bath

Watch some of our 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.

Contact us

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

  1. The National Student Survey 2022 is open to all final-year undergraduate students, asking more than 20 questions about teaching, learning, support, and assessment.
  2. Ranked number one safest city in England and Wales by the Complete University Guide in 2022.
  3. Shortest journey time from Bath Spa to Bristol Temple Meads is 12 minutes. Figure from National Rail.
  4. Shortest journey time from Bath Spa to London Paddington is one hour 16 minutes. Figure from National Rail.