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Undergraduate subjects 2023

Choose from over 190 undergraduate degrees in subjects including engineering, humanities, management, science, and social science.


Find and apply for an undergraduate course with options for work placements and studying abroad.

Accounting and finance

Accounting and finance combines the study of financial systems with the measurement and communication of this information.


Architecture is the practice of designing buildings, places and spaces. Architects use science, art and technology to create the built environment.


A highly relevant area of study which will prepare you for addressing global issues such as food security, human health and environmental sustainability.

Business and management

Explore the business environment and learn how organisations function. Our courses cover core topics like managing people, business analytics and finance.

Chemical engineering

Chemical engineering benefits society and the environment by combining science and mathematics to develop new and sustainable technologies, processes and products.


Chemists study the structure, properties and synthesis of matter, preparing you for a wide range of careers from industry to business or healthcare.

Civil engineering

Civil, structural and architectural engineers design and shape the built environment, using creativity to improve the world we live in for a sustainable future.

Computer science

Computer science is the science behind much of the technology we use in our daily lives. Programming is a core topic but there’s so much more to learn.


Criminology is the study of crime and criminality as well as society’s response to these.


Economics is a social science examining how consumers and producers make choices, and how these affect the supply and demand for resources and their prices.


Education is concerned with how people develop and learn throughout their lives. It involves critiquing the teaching methods and environments in which we learn.

Electronic and electrical engineering

The study of electricity and its application in modern systems and devices, underpinning most technological advances in industry and society.

Integrated mechanical and electrical engineering

Learn about the design and manufacture of electrical and mechanical devices, technologies and systems by combining the core elements of both engineering sciences.

International development

International development concerns the global challenge of combating poverty and injustice, so people everywhere may find a better future.

Mathematical sciences

Mathematics bridges the gap between the theoretical and physical worlds and is crucial for many other subjects from the physical and social sciences to management and business

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering combines mathematics and scientific analysis with creative thinking to design and manufacture machines, technologies and systems.

Modern languages

Languages are passports to life, enabling you to become a global citizen. You’ll foster communication and broaden your knowledge of cultures and perspectives.

Natural sciences

From researching elephant behaviour in Zimbabwe, to studying laser physics in Oxford or working as a metallurgist in Australia, studying Natural Sciences at Bath can open up a world of possibilities


Play a vital role in the discovery, development and testing of therapeutic agents to improve global health.


Pharmacists are at the front-line of the modern healthcare system. Experts in medicines design and use, they play a critical role in improving patient health and wellbeing.


From the discovery of the Higgs boson, to the observation of gravitational waves or the development of quantum computing, physics is at the heart of some of the greatest discoveries of our age.g,


This is an exciting time to study politics. You’ll explore current dilemmas and engage with ideas that push boundaries.


Psychology is the scientific study of mental life and human behaviour. It explains how we think, feel and act, both individually and as part of a social group.

Social work

Social workers support and empower people to improve lives. They protect vulnerable people whilst respecting and promoting human rights.

Sociology, social policy and social sciences

Social and policy sciences seek to understand how we’re shaped by organisations around us by exploring if the foundations of society could be organised differently.

Sport, exercise and health

The study of sport explores the impact of sport, exercise and health on individuals and society.

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