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Bath Spa University has a long-established reputation which dates back to 1852 and the original Bath School of Art. The University has three main schools of study:

  • The College of Liberal Arts
  • The Bath School of Art and Design
  • The Institute for Education

The University offers a wide range of courses across the arts, education studies, sciences, humanities and business management.

Bath Spa prides themselves as being a creative university, and it’s ingrained within their teaching and ethos, with students encouraged to be creative and enterprising.

Through the university’s industry partnerships and innovative course content, you’ll be able to grow your talent, challenge your thinking and expand your network. From impressive specialist facilities to flexible course content, you’ll have everything you need to turn your passion into your reality. Whether this is expanding on a subject you’re interested in or choosing a postgraduate courses to progress in your career.

Based in one of the world’s most beautiful cities – UNESCO listed City of Bath that's also vibrant and forward-looking. This means we can give you the best of both worlds: Roman heritage, Georgian elegance, plus the latest modern, specialist facilities – new buildings, well-stocked libraries and state-of-the-art technology.

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About the Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University is where creative minds meet. The University offers postgraduate students taught and research programmes across its six schools. It is known for its small class sizes and outstanding creative professionals and has a total of 6,000 students - 28% being postgraduates.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

44% Part Time
56% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

5,915 Undergraduate
1,730 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


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