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 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 - we were 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 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 in a world of global networks. 

This is where your journey begins

Watch this video to see for yourself why Bath is in the top ten of three national league tables.

What makes us different

We are: 

  • Top 10 in all national league tables 
  • Ranked 5th for career prospects after 15 months, by the Guardian University Guide 2024. 
  • Among the top 10% of universities worldwide, according to the QS World University Rankings 2024 at 148th. 
  • Ranked second safest university town or city in England and Wales by the Complete University Guide in 2023 

Our programmes are designed to provide both rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world relevance, giving you the chance to study with researchers who are leaders in their field. 

We were awarded triple gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023, which assesses higher education institutions in England on the quality of experience and outcomes for their undergraduate courses and subjects.

92% of our research is world-leading or internationally excellent (according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021) so your studies will be informed by some exciting and innovative ideas across all fields. 



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