Bath Spa University is a great choice for those seeking to combine high quality tuition with a unique lived experience. The university has a 150 year heritage of delivering outstanding higher education, and is based in the magnificent World Heritage city of Bath, where students experience ancient Roman heritage alongside Georgian elegance and contemporary city living.
The university’s specialist facilities include brand new buildings, well-equipped libraries and state-of-the-art technology. Its three campuses around the city contain purpose-built facilities which play host to creative communities of students from all over the globe, mentored by expert tutors and with excellent research facilities in which students may fully immerse in their studies. Postgraduate students in particular benefit from smaller class sizes and the resources needed to explore their subject area more rigorously and in more detail.
Bath Spa has earned a reputation as a creative and innovative university, and these attributes are ingrained in their teaching ethos. Students are encouraged to push themselves academically, while expanding their worldview and embracing new challenges and opportunities.
Students enjoy access to the university’s network of industry partnerships and professional associates, and will find many options for gaining insights and work placement opportunities while studying. A postgraduate degree from Bath Spa University is an asset in the pursuit of competitive employment or further academic study.
Bath Spa University offers industry-informed postgraduate degrees coupled with a range of personal and professional development opportunities, which enrich the university experience and enhance career prospects and progression.
Postgraduate study can be on a full-time or part-time basis. Bath Spa is a research-oriented university which provides many opportunities for its students to conduct supervised primary research with strong connections with regional industry leaders. The university offers doctoral degree programs and research positions with a focus on creativity and enterprise.
There are active research programs across all schools of study, and the university achieved its best ever rating in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) assessment, with exceptional results in their Art and Design research. Bath Spa are expected to demonstrate consistent progress in their work in these areas, and an ongoing commitment to the pursuit of excellence.