Bath Spa University, United Kingdom

United Kingdom


History, Affiliations & Rankings

Bath Spa University was initially founded as an institute named Bath School of Art in 1852. After years of development in phases, it achieved full university status in 2005. BSU is a public university located in Bath, England. Bath Spa University is a participating institute of TEF and it has been conferred the Silver Award. Teaching Excellence Frame (TEF) is a UK government initiative to recognise and reward institutes that have achieved excellence in teaching and learning. Bath Spa University offers excellent teaching programmes that are taught by some of the highly qualified faculty members in the country. Anyone who is part of Bath Spa University is empowered to achieve excellence and grow as an individual. Under THE World University Impact Rankings 2020, Bath Spa University was ranked in the range of 201-300.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The main campus of the University, Bath Spa University Newton Park is located in Bath, a city in England. Other campuses of Bath Spa University are also located in Bath and one campus has been established in Corsham Court in Wiltshire. The campus of Bath Spa University has a historic background and houses some beautiful buildings equipped with modern technologies. Various facilities that are available at the institute include specialized workshops for art and design, studios, library, theatre and performance facilities, music technology facilities, cafes, restaurants and more. Several undergraduate and postgraduate courses are offered at Bath Spa University and among the various courses taught, the Art and Design courses are exceptionally good. Apart from these courses, Bath Spa University also offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the fields of Business, Music and Performing Arts, Creative Industries, Education, Humanities and Sciences as well.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The alumni of Bath Spa University are a part of a diverse international community of more than 80,000 members. Most of them have achieved excellence in various fields and emerged as successful poets, painters, teachers, singers, designers, musicians, filmmakers etc. Some have even managed to be gold medalists and award-winning novelists. Bath Spa University is recognised as a leader in the field of creativity, arts and design education. The research work at Bath Spa University is carried out to be of international significance and to focus on issues of diversity and environmental issues.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

Bath Spa University is a close-knit community of students from across the world. Around 2,300 students are provided accommodation at the Newton Park campus. International students are an integral part of the University and to support them, a separate team of dedicated staff are available for service and assistance. Bath Spa University also has an excellent placement record. As per reports, 95% of graduates of Bath Spa University are either enrolled in further studies or get a job within fifteen months of completion of the course. Bath Spa University has also recorded a 98% success in postgraduate students finding a job or enrolled in further studies after graduating from their course.

COVID-19 Response 

To ensure the safety and health of the students, staff and faculty at the university, an appropriate COVID-19 response has been released by Bath Spa University. The University has implemented regulations and guidelines accommodating the Social Distancing norms and adapted changes in the teaching models to ensure that the health and safety of the students are not endangered.

  • Bath Spa University has decided to offer courses in a blended format i.e. a combination of online and in-person teaching in phases. 

  • On-campus teaching and facilities are available for a limited number of students and courses.

  • The university is taking all measures to ensure the safety of everyone. Those who are taking in-person classes are returning to campus are required to take two COVID-19 tests.

  • Mask and face coverings are required for everyone within the campus. Everyone is encouraged to maintain personal hygiene and social distancing. 

  • The university’s residential services are open with all safety measures and guidelines. There is also a special arrangement for students who need to be isolated in case someone faces  COVID-19 symptoms. 

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Bath Spa University, United Kingdom Scholarship

Regional Office Scholarship - India

Bath Spa University offers several scholarships to support students from India. The Bath Spa University Regional Office scholarship is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Every year, a total of 25 scholarships are awarded to Indian students under this scholarship scheme.

Eligibility Criteria:

 The minimum requirements to be considered for a scholarship is as follows.

Students enrolled in an undergraduate course of study must have scored at least 70% marks in Class 12.
Those applying for postgraduate courses must have secured at least 70% marks in the previous years of studies.

Application Process 

After receiving the offer letter for a chosen course of study, candidates must fill in the International Scholarship application form and submit it within the deadline.

Deadline: June 6, 2021

Value of Scholarship:

  • £2,000 is reduced from the tuition fees for the first year of study (5 scholarships are available).
  • £1,000 is reduced from the tuition fees (Available for the first 20 students who apply to Bath Spa University

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship is jointly funded by the Department for International Development's Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) and UK universities. It is a prestigious scholarship as every year only one scholarship is awarded to a student who is enrolled at Bath Spa University.

Students from a commonwealth country who wish to study in the UK can apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship. He/She must have outstanding achievements in the past to be considered for the scholarship.


Students who receive the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship have the following benefits:

  • Monthly stipend

  • Flight to the UK

  • Tuition fees paid

  • Baggage allowance to the UK

  • TB test

  • Baggage allowance home

  • Travel allowance

  • Thesis allowance

  • Flight home (subject to cost restrictions)

  • Warm clothing allowance

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must apply for the Master's programme at Bath Spa University to be considered for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship.
  • Only those students who have an offer letter from a UK university can apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship.

Application Process 2021

After receiving the offer letter from Bath Spa University, candidates can fill in the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship application form available on the official website of CSC.

Deadline: April 9, 2021.

International Recruitment Office Scholarship

The International Recruitment Office Scholarship is available for international students who are enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate studies at Bath Spa University.

Only one scholarship is available under this category and offered to outstanding international students.

Eligibility Criteria

International students must be enrolled in the first year of studies at the postgraduate level or third year of studies at the undergraduate level starting in September of an academic year to be eligible for the scholarship.

Value of scholarship: £5,000 of the first year of studies

Application Process

After receiving the offer letter from Bath Spa University, candidates can fill in the International Scholarships application form before the deadline.

All applications received are reviewed by the University Committee within one month of the application deadline.

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