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Bath Spa University offers high-quality master's courses and research supervision from committed staff, in a unique and supportive environment – whether students are looking to improve their career prospects, or explore a subject they feel passionately about.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

1,670 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 56%
  • Part Time 44%

Domicile

  • UK 87%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 10%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 25 990 1015
Creative Writing 35 130 165
Art & Design 5 110 115
Music 20 85 105
Business & Management Studies 5 70 75
History 5 25 30
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 25 25
Psychology 5 20 25
English 5 15 20
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 20 20
Marketing 0 20 20
Politics 5 10 10
Other 5 10 10
Mathematics 0 10 10
Communication & Media Studies 5 5 10
Computer Science 5 5 5
Accounting & Finance 0 5 5
Geography & Environmental Science 0 5 5
Sociology 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • For students undertaking a PGCE qualification in September 2020, a £500 'thank you' scholarship is available.
  • Bath Spa University graduates and alumni who return to the university to complete a taught postgraduate degree will be eligible to receive a £1,400, £1,500 or £1,600 scholarship towards the cost of their tuition fees.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Postgraduate students are welcome to apply and will be guaranteed accommodation if they do it before the deadline and fit the university's eligibility criteria.