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Studying at Bath as an international student

Discover what it's like to live and study at the University, from applying and funding your studies to joining our student community.

Our university ranking

We're highly ranked in independent league tables for overall performance, student satisfaction and graduate employment; we’re a university that's well-placed to help you succeed.

Our prospectuses

Order our undergraduate prospectus or download our master's prospectus, which is also available in Mandarin.

Experience the University

There are lots of ways you can find out what it's like to live and study in Bath. Take part in an online event, go on a virtual tour, or chat with some of our students.

Virtual campus tour

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Take a virtual tour of our campus, including the student accommodation buildings, teaching rooms, laboratories, and Sports Training Village.

Mandarin campus tour

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Take a video tour of campus in Mandarin with Aoxue Meijie. Find out about our Library, teaching rooms, The SU building, arts centre and Sports Training Village.

Getting into Bath

Find out how to apply for undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral study at Bath.

How to apply for doctoral study

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Select a research programme and choose how you want to study. Find a supervisor and develop your own project or choose one of our academic-led projects.

Pre-sessional Programme

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We offer courses to help you improve your English and academic skills before you start your studies at Bath.

Find an international agent

Contact one of our official representatives in your country for advice and support about studying at Bath.

Supporting you and your success

Be supported at Bath. See the support you can get as a student here, including help to improve your English, financial advice, and guidance to improve your wellbeing.

Skills for success at Bath and beyond

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If you study at Bath, we'll help you develop the academic and employability skills you need to get the most out of your studies and secure the future you want.

Disability Service

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The Disability Service can provide advice and support for applicants and current students and information to staff.

Student Money Advice

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The Money Advice team offers practical advice on managing money, funding and sourcing additional income during drop-in sessions and appointments.

Joining the community

Become part of the Bath community. Find out what it's like to live in Bath as a student, where you can live on campus or in the city, and how our Security team and Students' Union look after our students.

Tuition fees, funding, and extra costs

How the University determines your fee status and how this affects the tuition fees you pay. You can also find out about the funding available and the extra costs of studying at university.

Tuition fees

Home, EU and Overseas fees for courses and placements, with details of extra costs and payment methods.

Our international students' experiences

Read about the achievements of some of our international students and find out what they think about living and studying in Bath.

Visas and immigration

Identify the type of visa that you need to be able to study at Bath, and any additional documents you may need to provide.


Find out which visa type you need, how to apply, and how our Student Immigration Service can help you with your visa questions.

Exchange and visiting students

Learn more about studying at Bath as an Erasmus+, exchange, or visiting student.

Important information

Some important things that you need to know before you apply for a place at Bath.

Admissions policy

Our policy on student recruitment, selection and admissions for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study that lead to an award or qualification.

Regulatory information

Read the policies we have in place to ensure the quality of education at Bath and the arrangements we make for students transferring from another institution or course.

Student Protection Plan (SPP)

This plan outlines the arrangements for ensuring the quality and continuation of education for all undergraduate, taught postgraduates and doctoral students.

Student transfer arrangements

Procedure for students wishing to transfer onto courses offered by other higher education providers or who are wishing to transfer onto a course at Bath.

About us

The University of Bath was established on Claverton Down in Bath in 1966. We are a campus university in the South West of England. Bath is only 1 hour and 25 minutes away from London by train.

We offer courses in engineering, humanities, management, science, and social sciences.

Social media

The following accounts represent the University on social media. Follow us and find out what's going on at Bath.