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.
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A new CAST review for the Climate Change Committee (CCC) argues that much more is needed to help the UK transition towards Net Zero.
As France prepares to host the Rugby World Cup 2023, a new University of Bath - Mastercard report highlights ways in which the sport is a global force for good.
University clinical psychologist Dr Maria Loades will lead an NIHR fellowship to expand access to online psychological support to boost teenagers’ wellbeing.
The programme will focus on musculoskeletal injuries and design and implement strategies to reduce the health burden impacting Navy Sailors and Royal Marines.
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.
MSc Public Policy graduate Maria talks about how studying at Bath helped her start a career as a senior consultant in regulatory improvement in Peru.
Aanchal Rana talks about how being a dentist in India during the COVID-19 pandemic has led her to study MSc Global Public Health and Policy at Bath.
BSc (Hons) Psychology student and winner of the 'Outstanding Contribution of the Year' placement award, Richard Lee, talks about his experience at Gymshark.
Maya Butovskaya talks about studying MA International Education and Globalisation and her career helping students to go to universities in the US and Europe.
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.
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.
Bath is again ranked best in the South West in the The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
The University of Bath climbed the rankings in this year’s prestigious Guardian University Guide 2024
Writing in the journal Science, scholars of sustainable development at Bath call for action from policymakers on the UN's SDGs.
This MoU establishes work experience opportunities, reliable pathways into refugee camps for Bath students and research and collaboration for mutual benefit.
Two-year project to contribute to efficacy and impact of UK international cyber statecraft over the next decade
Four of the Faculty’s subject areas are among the top 100 in the world, according to the QS World University Rankings By Subject 2023.