Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University (Bath Spa) has campuses located in Newton Park and Sion Hill, Bath, United Kingdom. Bath Spa also has a campus located in the market town of Corsham. Bath Spa offers over a 100 master’s degree programs across its 4 academic schools, namely: Bath Business School; Bath School of Art and Design; College of Liberal Arts; and the Institute for Education.
  • Average Tuition GBP 13,900
  • Acceptance Rate 89%
  • Students 7,000
  • International Students 12%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 26,500
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting Rural

School Description

Bath Spa University (Bath Spa) is home to over 1,000 master’s students. Bath Spa offers students a variety of master’s degree programs, including Advertising Practice, Creative Computing, Environmental Humanities, Liberal Arts, and Visual Communication. Bath Spa’s campus is fully equipped with a range of multipurpose facilities, including labs for biology, food and nutrition, the MediaWall, recording studios, an amphitheater, a swimming pool, and gyms. Additionally, support is also offered through counselling, medical services, and financial advice. Bath Spa’s Careers Service offers support through one-on-one career consulting, helping students connect with employers, and hosting career fairs, among other services. Students at Bath Spa are offered a range of on and off-campus accommodation options. Previous Bath Spa graduates have gone on to become successful Graphic Designers, Event Managers, Marketing Executives, and Business Account Managers, to name a few professions.
  • 01In 2017, Bath Spa received a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for high-quality teaching and learning.
  • 02Bath Spa’s alumni network is currently a community of over 70,000 alumni.
  • 03Graduates can get support from the Careers Service for up to 3 years after graduation.

Master Programs

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Accounting and Finance

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Art and Design

    GBP 14,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Arts Management

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Business and Management

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Business and Management (Accounting)

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Business and Management (Entrepreneurship)

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Business and Management (International Business)

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Business and Management (Marketing)

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Children's Publishing

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Library and Information Science. The program offers courses that focus on knowledge organization, information services, data science, information architecture, and user experience.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Circus: Directing Circus

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Composition

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Creative Computing

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Creative Producing

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Creative Sound and Media Technology

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Creative Writing (MA)

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Crime and Gothic Fictions

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Curatorial Practice

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Dance

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Dance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of dance as a cultural phenomenon; dance techniques and choreography; history of dance; and dance production.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Design (Ceramics)

    GBP 14,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Design (Fashion and Textiles)

    GBP 14,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Education (Early Childhood Studies)

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Education (Leadership and Management)

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Environmental Humanities

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Environmental Management

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Fine Arts

    GBP 14,900 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Graphics: Visual Communication

    GBP 14,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Graphic Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artistic and computer-based techniques; printmaking; concepts sketching; technical drawing; color theory; imaging; studio technique; still and life modeling; multimedia applications; and commercial art business operations.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Heritage Management

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Inclusive Education

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    MA Creative Writing

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Creative Writing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles of writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays; and the control of form, style, and technique.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Music Performance

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Performing Shakespeare

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Principles of Applied Neuropsychology

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Professional Practice

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the skills to think analytically, effectively solve problems, and adapt to different work environments. This interdisciplinary program is highly valued by employers because the courses offered in the program focus on the professional development of students in the contemporary workplace.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Professional Practice in Higher Education

    GBP 13,300 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the skills to think analytically, effectively solve problems, and adapt to different work environments. This interdisciplinary program is highly valued by employers because the courses offered in the program focus on the professional development of students in the contemporary workplace.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Scriptwriting

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Songwriting

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Sound Arts

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Sound Design

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Sound Production

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    TESOL

    GBP 12,900 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Travel and Nature Writing

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Creative Writing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles of writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays; and the control of form, style, and technique.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Visual Communication

    GBP 14,900 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

  • Newton St Loe, Bath, Somerset BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

    Writing for Young People

    GBP 14,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Creative Writing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles of writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays; and the control of form, style, and technique.

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Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 103
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 127
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 103

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.70
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 75
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required
  • Minimum PTE 67

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    Bath Spa offers a range of scholarships to international students, including The Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship, worth £5,000. Country-specific scholarships are also available.

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    Established in 1852

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    Bath Spa’s International Exchange Program offers students studying at Bath Spa’s partner universities a chance to spend a semester or year at Bath Spa.

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          • Testimony
            2011-2014, BA

            Highly recommend undergraduate study at this institution. My English Literature course was intellectually stimulating and deals with challenging concepts and ideas. The teaching is different to what you expect from University; lecturers and tutors personally care about every students success and wellbeing.

          • Testimony
            2001-2003, MSc Healthcare Practive

            The course was cleverly designed and the tutors very expereinced and extremely supportive. i completed the course over 2 years an whilst working full time, I could not have achieved this without the support I received from the university team; they were fabulous!

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            2009-2010, IEM MSc Core Module

            Clear and specific course materials made distance learning very straightforward and effective.