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Cancelling your place after accepting an offer

Your right to cancel your place at the University and how to do it.

Your right to cancel

Your contract with the University begins as soon as you accept your offer. If you want to cancel your place, you should do so within 14 days.

You have the right to cancel your acceptance of a firm or insurance offer. You do not have to give a reason for cancelling your place.

Getting a refund for your payments

If you cancel your place at the University within 14 days after accepting your offer, we will reimburse you for any payments you have made to the University. This includes a deposit for a postgraduate offer if you paid one.

If possible, we will reimburse you within 14 days of receiving your cancellation.

We will refund the money in the manner in which it was originally paid.

You can still cancel your place after the 14 day cancellation period, but you may not receive a refund. See the standard terms and conditions of:

How to cancel your place

You must tell us that you want to cancel your place in a clear, written statement.

If you need help making your statement clear, you can fill out the cancellation form and email it to the relevant contact for your level of study.

Cancelling an undergraduate offer

You can write to us by post or by email.

Our postal address is:

Admissions Office
Wessex House 6.38
University of Bath
Claverton Down
Bath BA2 7AY

Email us at

Notify UCAS

You must also change your details with UCAS to officially cancel your place.

Cancelling a postgraduate offer

If you want to cancel your application for a postgraduate course, you should email or call 01225 385115 if your offer is from the:

  • Faculty of Engineering & Design
  • Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Science

If your offer is for a Master's course in the School of Management, email or call 01225 383 757. If your offer is for the MBA, email

Cancelling a place on a pre-sessional course

Write to the Academic Skills Centre.

Cancelling an exchange or a visit

If you want to cancel your place as an exchange or visiting student to Bath, write to the International Mobility team.

Your statutory rights

Your right to cancel is a statutory right under the United Kingdom’s Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013.

Your statutory right of cancellation does not affect your right to withdraw from the University at other times, subject to any ongoing obligations you may have to the University as a result of your registration should you commence studies at Bath.


If you have any questions, please contact us.

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