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Document checking for new Home and EU postgraduate students

If you are a new postgraduate student with Home or EU fee status, you must attend a document checking session to complete your registration.

Why you must have your documents checked

When you arrive at the University to start your course, you must attend a document checking session so we can confirm your qualifications, even if you have already provided us with copies.

You have not completed registration until you have attended a document checking session.

If you are a Home / EU student and have recently completed an academic undergraduate or postgraduate course at Bath, you do not need to attend document checking.

If you have been assessed as overseas for fee purposes, or if you need immigration permission to study in the UK (even if you have been assessed as Home / EU fees), you should follow the separate process for international students.

What to bring

You must bring any original qualifications that were part of your offer, such as:

  • degree certificates (and original translations if not in English)
  • transcripts (and original translations if not in English)
  • an English language certificate, if English is not your first language

There are two separate application trackers so make sure you log in to the right one for your course.

If you are registering for a postgraduate taught course, log in to the postgraduate Application Tracker to get a list of documents you must bring.

If you are registering for a doctoral course, log in to the doctoral Application Tracker to get a list of documents we need to see.

Document checking sessions

Note: due to the COVID-19 situation, the University of Bath campus is currently closed. Document Checking will resume when the campus re-opens. New students being taught online from April 2020 will not need to attend a Document Checking session to be able to register. However, they will be required to attend Document Checking when they later join their course on campus.

When you arrive, you must come to a document checking session to complete your registration.

Taught postgraduate students

Faculties of Science, Engineering & Design, and Humanities & Social Sciences

Document checking is held in Wessex House, room 5.12 from Monday to Friday. You can come any time between 10:00 and 16:00.

School of Management

Document checking is held in 8 West, room 1.11 from Monday to Friday. You can come any time between 09:00 and 17:00.

Doctoral students

If you are a postgraduate research student, doing a professional doctorate or based in a Centre for Doctoral Training, you should come to a document checking session in 10 West, room 3.51.

Sessions are held from Monday to Friday. You can come any time between:

  • 10:00 and 13:00

  • 14:00 and 17:00