We conduct high quality research and teaching in economics. Our graduates have excellent employment prospects due to our established industry placements scheme.
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Our teaching excellence and real-world experience encourage wider thinking. We help our students realise their potential and make a positive impact on society.
We conduct research and teach courses to further our understanding of a range of education-related issues nationally and internationally.
We deliver highly-rated courses in sport, exercise and health, alongside research to promote wellbeing and enhance functional performance.
We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees spanning politics, languages, economics, international studies and interpreting.
A large and growing team of staff offers expertise in a broad spectrum of psychology topics, which allows our students to work across traditional boundaries.
One of the UK's leading centres for social sciences, we offer degrees in sociology, social policy, social work, international development and criminology.
Professor Felia Allum from the Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies writes the University's first long-form feature for The Conversation.
CAST’s annual attitude survey reveals that public concern about climate change is growing, despite cost-of-living pressures.
Article from Dr Punit Shah and Luca Hargitai from the Department of Psychology with Dr Lucy Livingston (King's).
Dr Mel Channon (SPS) writes for The Conversation.
New research shows how targeted sport for employability programmes in under-served communities are playing a key role in the face of the cost-of-living crisis.
A new global score card, involving Bath health researchers, compares 57 countries and gives young peope's physical activity a 'D' grade.
Research from our Departments makes an impact all over the world.
Learn how our research is helping to level the playing field, uncover hidden talent, reduce injuries and support the stars of the future.
Our research is helping to reduce smoking and save lives by informing public policies, including via the introduction of standardised packaging for cigarettes.Find out more about Research with Impact at Bath
Put your degree into practice and gain vital experience with a placement. Placements can be in the UK or overseas, and some are paid.
Experience another culture, enhance your CV and develop your language skills by studying or working abroad during your degree.
The Practice Track is an alternative to a traditional dissertation. You will work in a group or alone to complete a project with an external organisation.
Take the option to study at one of our partner universities for one or two semesters and get valuable international experience.
Maya Butovskaya talks about studying MA International Education and Globalisation and her career helping students to go to universities in the US and Europe.
BSc (Hons) Psychology student and winner of the 'Outstanding Contribution of the Year' placement award, Richard Lee, talks about his experience at Gymshark.
Siblings Jasmine and Jemma talk about studying FdSc/BSc (Hons) Sport (Sports Performance) and playing competitive netball for Team Bath.
Grace spent Year 3 of her BA (Hons) International Politics and Modern Languages degree in Paris. She talks about improving her confidence and language skills.
Louisa Ayebare shares her experiences studying MSc Humanitarianism, Conflict and Development, realising her UN dream and being part of an international cohort.
Simona Koleva, who won the ‘Best Placement Student’ prize at the NUE Awards 2022, talks about studying BSc (Hons) Economics and Politics and her ambitions.
A €1.5 Million ERC-funded project, being led by Dr Esther Walton, will advance understanding about brain ageing and its links to wellbeing and mental health.
University of Bath student charity spin-out ‘The Washing Machine Project’ is delivering its pioneering Divya hand-cranked machines in Africa.
Professor Whitmarsh and Dr Stuart Capstick write about the links between individual environmental actions and wider transformations across society.
New funding from BRACE Dementia Research will allow Dr George Stothart to further pioneering research into a new approach for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease.
Many of our courses are among the best in the UK, according to recent league tables published by The Times & The Sunday Times, and The Guardian.
Bath is named one of the UK’s top 10 universities and the best in the South West, according to the latest Guardian ranking