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Discover Bath Humanities, Social Sciences, Business and Management Residentials

A chance for Year 12 students to experience what it's like to study Humanities, Social Sciences and Business and Management subjects at the University of Bath

Students working together and chatting during the summer school.
Discover Bath provides an opportunity for Year 12 students to experience studying a social science degree at Bath

Overview

Discover Bath aims to give prospective students a taste of first-year life and study at the University of Bath.

Ordinarily, Discover Bath includes an on-campus residential summer school, but as a result of the temporary closure of our campus following government advice related to COVID-19, we will be delivering Discover Bath 2020 online.

Discover Bath is available to all Year 12 (or equivalent) students who are academically able to study at Bath in their chosen subject.

We are currently only able to consider applications for the following strands: Business/Management, Health & Sport, Sociology and Languages

Criminology

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Criminology strand of Discover Bath you must be studying an A level, or equivalent, in at least one Humanities or Social Science subject. You must also be likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Criminology courses at Bath.

Economics

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Economics strand of Discover Bath you must be studying A level Maths or equivalent. You must also be likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Economics courses at Bath.

Education with Psychology

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Education with Psychology strand of Discover Bath you must be likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Education courses at Bath.

Health & Sport

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Health & Sport strand of Discover Bath you must be likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Health and Sport courses at Bath.

Languages (French, German, Spanish)

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Languages strand of Discover Bath you must be studying an A Level or equivalent, in the language you apply for. You must also be likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Languages courses (French, German, Spanish).

Politics

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Politics strand of Discover Bath you must also likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Politics courses at Bath.

Sociology

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Sociology strand of Discover Bath you must be studying A levels, or equivalent, including at least one Humanities or Social Science subject. You must also be likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Social Sciences courses at Bath.

Psychology

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Psychology strand of Discover Bath you must be studying A levels, or equivalent, that demonstrate a high level of study in both essay-based and numerical or analytical subjects. You should ideally have a solid grounding in mathematics (or statistics), such as GCSE grade A or 7 in Mathematics. You must also be likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Psychology courses at Bath.

Business/Management

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Business/Management strand of Discover Bath you must be studying A levels, or equivalent, that demonstrate a high level of study in both essay-based and numerical or analytical subjects. You must also be likely to meet the entry requirements for one of the Management courses at Bath.

Student Blog

Read our Student Blog to see how you could benefit from attending a Discover Bath residential.

Social Science Residentials Video