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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.
As part of the development of our network, join us as we discuss our research being developed in the South West.
Learn about what professional interpreters and translators do, the skills and qualifications needed in these fields, and what it's like to study at Bath.
Join our webinar to find out all you need to know about our politics-related master's courses and ask any questions you may have.
Research from Dr Jo Daniels (Psychology) will be launched in Parliament via the APPG on Vulnerable Groups to Pandemics.
The release of the Lancet Pathfinder Commission report by team including the University of Bath’s Prof Lorraine Whitmarsh is a call to action ahead of COP28.
University of Bath psychology research from Dr Leda Blackwood and Rebecca Hurwitz reveals high levels of food insecurity for older people on low incomes.
Phil Chamberlain and Allen Gallagher from Bath's Tobacco Control Research Group write for The Conversation.
A new study by Dr Darragh McGee and colleagues for the Journal of the British Academy explores the proliferation of online gambling across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Analysis from Dr Habtamu Beshir and Prof Eleonora Fichera highlights reductions in pollution and improvements to health brought about by LEZ and ULEZ.
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.
Yuyang talks about her experience studying Sport Management at Bath and how the master’s has helped her career goals.
Recent psychology graduate, Ben Cachin, reflects on Virtual Reality research at Bath by speaking to researchers leading the way in this area.
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.
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.
Over 100 people attended a screening of Prof Roy Maconachie and University filmmaker Simon Wharf's new film, produced in collaboration with TCRG, at the M-Shed.
Students, placement providers and staff members enjoyed an evening celebrating the placements programme and the achievements of individuals and employers.
Bath researchers are sharing their research in our first Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science events programme.
Faye Sanders will speak to policymakers about how poor-quality housing is associated with biological susceptibility to depression at an event at Westminster.
MA Interpreting and Translating student, Clare Borradaile, won in the student category at the 16th United Nations St Jerome Translation Contest.
Bath is again ranked best in the South West in the The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024