Understanding your tuition fees

You pay tuition fees at the beginning of each year. The fee rates depend on your fee status, not your mode of study. If you are an EU national starting in September 2021 your fee status may be Home or Overseas, depending on your circumstances.

Tuition fees are liable to increase annually for all University of Bath students.

You should also budget for extra costs in addition to your tuition fees.

Fees for Home and Island students

UK undergraduate fees are regulated by the government. Tuition fees are liable to increase annually for all University of Bath students.

If you aren't paying your fees in British pounds, you should also budget for possible fluctuations in your own currency.

Tuition fees

Course Annual fee
Full-time campus-based courses including Foundation Sport (Sports Performance) £9,250
Full-time campus-based Honours years (top-up from Foundation degree) £9,250
Full-time Honours years franchised to partner organisations (top-up from Foundation degree): BSc (Hons) Addictions Counselling £7,710
MArch Architecture Year 1 £5,550
MArch Architecture Year 2 £9,250

Placement fees and study abroad fees

You will normally pay a reduced tuition fee instead of the full year fee while on a placement period or studying abroad.

Thick sandwich placements

A thick sandwich placement means you are away from the University working or studying for at least one continuous academic year.

Type of placement Annual fee for placement or study abroad year
Paid non-Erasmus work £1,850
Unpaid non-Erasmus work £1,850
Erasmus study or work £1,385
Non-Erasmus study £1,385

Thin sandwich placements

A thin sandwich placement year includes one semester of placement or study abroad and the other semester as on-campus study at Bath.

BSc Business Administration (years 2 and 3) and BSc Architecture (years 2 and 3) are the only courses which have thin sandwich placements.

Placement year Annual fee
Placement Year 1 £9,250
Placement Year 2 – Erasmus study £1,385
Placement Year 2 – Erasmus work £1,385
Placement Year 2 – non-Erasmus study £1,385
Placement Year 2 – paid non-Erasmus work £1,850
Placement Year 2 – unpaid non-Erasmus work £1,850

Fees for overseas students

You should budget for an increase of up to 5% for every year of your course.

If you aren't paying your fees in British Pounds, you should also budget for possible fluctuations in your own currency.

Tuition fees

Band 1: Primarily 'library-based' courses (Humanities and Social Sciences)

Course Annual fee
Band 1: Primarily 'library' based courses (Humanities and Social Sciences) £18,900
With the exception of:
BSc Economics See Band 2 table
BSc Economics and Mathematics See Band 2 table
BSc Economics and Politics See Band 2 table
BSc/MSci Sport and Exercise Science See Band 3 table
BSc/MSci Psychology See Band 3 table

Band 2: Economics (and related) and School of Management courses

Course Annual fee
Band 2: Economics (and related) and School of Management courses £21,000
Including:
BSc (hons) International Management and Modern Languages £21,000
BSc Economics £21,000
BSc Economics and Mathematics £21,000
BSc Economics and Politics £21,000

Band 3: All Science, Engineering, Health, and Psychology courses

Course Annual fee
Band 3: All Science, Engineering, Health, and Psychology courses £23,400
Including:
BSc/MSci Sport and Exercise Science £23,400
BSc/MSci Psychology £23,400

Other course fees

Course Annual fee
Full Time Overseas Foundation Degree £18,900
Full Time Overseas Honour Year (top up from foundation degree) £18,900
MArch Architecture Year 1 £14,950
MArch Architecture Year 2 £23,400
MPharmacy pre-registration year (Year 5 of degree course) £23,400

Placement fees

Band 1

Type of placement Course Annual fee
Thick sandwich Humanities & Social Sciences courses £5,250

Band 2

Economics (and related) and School of Management courses.

Type of placement Course Annual fee
Thick sandwich Economics courses £5,830
Thick sandwich BSc International Management and Modern Languages £10,500
Thick sandwich BSc Management £10,500
Thick sandwich BSc International Management £10,500
Thick sandwich BSc Accounting and Finance £10,500
Thick sandwich BSc Management with Marketing £10,500
Thin sandwich BSc Business Administration £15,750

Band 3

Courses offered by:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Design
  • Faculty of Science
  • Department for Health
  • Department of Psychology

Faculty of Engineering courses

Type of placement Course Annual fee
Thick sandwich All Faculty of Engineering courses £6,500
Thin sandwich BSc Architecture £14,950

Faculty of Science courses

Type of placement Course Annual fee
Thick sandwich MChem Chemistry with Industrial Training £11,700
Thick sandwich MChem Chemistry for Drug Discovery with Industrial Training £11,700
Thick sandwich MPharmacology £11,700
Thick sandwich All other Faculty of Science courses £6,500

Department for Health courses

Type of placement Course Annual fee
Thick sandwich Department for Health courses £6,500

Department of Psychology courses

Type of placement Course Annual fee
Thick sandwich Psychology courses £6,500

Legal information

These fees are for the academic year 2021/22 only. Tuition fees are liable to increase annually for all University of Bath students.

UK undergraduate fees are regulated by the government. These fees are subject to parliamentary approval.

If you are an EU national starting in September 2021 your fee status may be Home or Overseas, depending on your circumstances.

You should budget for an increase of up to 5% each year for every further year of study; we will not increase your fees each year by more than this percentage and the amount will be set out on our fee page in December for the following academic year.

Fees for the previous academic year

See the fees for the 2020/21 academic year.