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The University of Bath has highly rated research, ranked in the top 15 UK universities for research quality (The Complete University Guide 2019). Students work with some of the top researchers in their field from across the globe. Strong links with industry, government, charities and policymakers provide unique opportunities for collaborations, ensuring students' research has an impact far beyond academia. 

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,035 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 60%
  • Part Time 40%

Domicile

  • UK 50%
  • EU 10%
  • Other 39%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 185 450 635
Business & Management Studies 65 500 570
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 45 300 345
Architecture 25 305 330
Accounting & Finance 0 190 190
Economics 20 145 165
Biological Sciences 75 60 135
Mechanical Engineering 80 50 130
Chemistry 110 10 120
Civil Engineering 40 75 110
Computer Science 55 55 110
Marketing 0 105 105
Psychology 65 35 105
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 45 60 100
Mathematics 70 15 85
Politics 25 55 80
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 80 0 80
Physiotherapy 0 70 70
Chemical Engineering 60 10 70
Physics & Astronomy 50 0 50
Social Policy 40 10 50
Social Work 0 15 15
Building 0 15 15
Sociology 0 10 10
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 10 10
Sports Science 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 9,500–16,500
Mixed -
Laboratory 9,500
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Funding for taught and research programmes is available in many different forms, including studentships, scholarships and support for care leavers.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university has over 600 self-catered accommodation places for postgraduates, on-campus and in the city - with a brand new postgraduate accommodation building opening on campus in 2018.
  • Woodland Court provides self-catered residences for undergraduate and postgraduate students on the east side of campus.
  • City accommodation consists of Canal Wharf, Clevelands Building, Pulteney Court and Thornbank Gardens, all self-catered and close to the city centre.
  • Overseas fee-paying and Home and EU postgraduate students can apply for privately managed accommodation, managed by CRM Student Accommodation. This includes Canal Bridge, James House, Piccadilly Place, Widcombe Wharf, Radway House and The Exchange.