About us

At Bath, we are known for excellence in teaching and research; our welcoming community; and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace.

We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in science, engineering , humanities and social sciences, and management. Our outstanding placement scheme helps ensure our highly sought-after graduates are well equipped to meet the evolving needs of employers. 

Our vibrant campus, and location right on the edge of the city of Bath, offer sporting, social and cultural opportunities. We are one of the safest campus sites in the UK and one of the first universities in the country to win a national police approved security award. 

With over 180 groups run by the Students’ Union, a centre of the Arts and our impressive Sports Training Village, there is plenty to get involved with outside of your studies.  

Join our friendly, high-achieving community to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience you’ll need to thrive. 

University of Bath named as The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2023

Bath is named ‘University of the Year’ by The Times and Sunday Times ‘Good University Guide’ 2023 The accolade reflects a strong performance across the board, ranking fourth in the UK for undergraduate university experience and fifth for graduate prospects. The guide scores universities across a number of criteria, including student satisfaction with the quality of their teaching, graduate job prospects, entry standards and research quality. This year Bath’s score increased in almost every category to help clinch the ‘University of the Year’ title.

What makes us different

We are The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year 2023 and a top ten UK university in 3 national league tables (Guardian University Guide 2023, the Complete University Guide 2023, and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).

We are ranked 5th for graduate prospects in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide and 5th for careers after fifteen months in the Guardian University Guide 2023. 

92% of our research submitted to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 achieved the two highest qualifications of 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent', so your studies will be informed by some of the most exciting and innovative ideas across many fields. 

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University of Bath, Claverton Down campus, Bath, Bath & North East Somerset, BA2 7AY

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University of Bath

Claverton Down, Bath, Banes, Bath, BA2 7AY