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 11,300
  • Acceptance Rate 89%
  • Students 7,210
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 11,300
  • 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 12,500 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.

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    Advertising Practice

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Advertising. The program offers courses that focus on the study of advertising theory; marketing strategy; advertising design and production methods; campaign methods and techniques; and the principles of media management.

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    Arts Management

    GBP 12,500 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

    Business and Management

    GBP 12,500 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 (Entrepreneurship)

    GBP 12,500 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.

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    Business and Management (International Business)

    GBP 12,500 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

    Composition

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    Studying Composition at Bath Spa University you’ll develop your skills as a composer and deepen your understanding of current new music contexts, both artistically and professionally.

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

    Creative Producing

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    If you’re a new or early career producer, you’ll learn and develop skills to enhance your creative vision, artistic judgement, business skills and acumen. If you’re an established producer, you’ll be able to develop, evaluate and reflect on your own practice. In addition, you’ll expand your artistic and markets awareness by gaining insights into innovative artistic practices.

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

    Creative Sound and Media Technology

    GBP 14,000 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 Writing

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    To understand literary form, style and genre, as relevant to your chosen form of writing. To acquire a variety of relevant writing techniques, and research techniques to support writing, and adapt them to your particular creative project.

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

    Crime and Gothic Fictions

    GBP 12,500 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 14,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of the historical development of art as a social and intellectual phenomenon, the analysis of works of art, and art conservation. Includes instruction in the theory of art, art history research methods, connoisseurship, the preservation and conservation of works of art, and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    Dance

    GBP 14,000 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

    GBP 14,000 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.

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    Design (Ceramics)

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    Through study of historical and contemporary theory and practice, you’ll deepen your knowledge of the field and develop your abilities in critical thinking and writing. Drawing on recent developments in artistic research, you’ll also explore methods for generating writing from practice.

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    Directing Circus

    GBP 13,500 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

    Education (Early Years Education)

    GBP 12,500 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.

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    Education (International Education)

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

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    Education Studies

    GBP 12,500 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.

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    Environmental (Humanities and Management)

    GBP 13,500 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.

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    Fashion and Textile

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    This course offers ambitious individuals the opportunity to become designers, designer-makers or textile artists, either within the professional industries or to set up small businesses working independently or in small teams.

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    Film Making (Independent or Feature)

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

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    Fine Arts

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The aim of the course is to examine and critically engage with the practice of art-making. It is designed to stimulate and influence you to develop independent language in Fine Art through ambitious and disciplined studio practice. We provide you with the opportunity to acquire knowledge and appropriate practices. You’ll develop your creative potential and critical understanding as a practising artist.

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    Heritage Management

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    We’ll challenge you to think about what heritage means, help you to set heritage management in its social, political and economic context, and give you the chance to apply your understanding through a range of research and practice-based projects with our regional, national and international partners.

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

    Liberal Arts

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Liberal Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the arts, biological and physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

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

    Literature, Landscape and Environment

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Landscape Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of geology and hydrology; soils, groundcovers, and horticultural elements; project and site planning; landscape design, history, and theory; environmental design; applicable law and regulations; and professional responsibilities and standards.

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

    Marketing

    GBP 12,500 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

    Performance

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.

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

    Performing Shakespear

    GBP 13,500 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

    Scriptwriting

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    We cover all media, including theatre, radio, film and television, and offer extensive training in professional skills. By the end of the course, you’ll have a comprehensive portfolio of original work, a finished script to professional standards, industry connections and a fully realised showcase presentation.

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    Songwriting

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The MA is for students with a thorough grounding in their own specialism who wish to extend and develop their songwriting knowledge and skills at an advanced academic level, in a creative environment.

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

    Sound (Arts, Design or Production)

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee

    Offers broad coverage while facilitating individual specialism. Contemporary and innovative approaches to sound design and audio post-production. Cutting edge interdisciplinary approach to music composition and production.

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

    Theater (Young Audiences)

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    This course combines writing, puppetry, scenography, adaptation, facilitation and academic study. We’ll equip you with the practical and analytical skills to enter the burgeoning field of Theatre for Young Audiences. The course was designed for practitioners and researchers including actors, directors, scriptwriters, producers, scenographers, and others with a relevant background in theatre and performance.

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

    Transnational Writing

    GBP 14,400 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

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

    Travel and Nature Writing

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the interdisciplinary scientific study of the molecular, structural, physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral aspects of the brain and nervous system. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular neuroscience, brain science, anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system, molecular and biochemical bases of information processing, behavioral neuroscience, biology of neuropsychiatric disorders, and applications to the clinical sciences and biomedical engineering.

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

    Visual Communication

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    This is a practical Master’s course for photographers, illustrators and graphic designers. We encourage you to work independently and collaboratively, while learning a shared visual language.

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

    Writing for Young People

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    Working with tutors and other writers on the course, you’ll develop your writing and build up a substantial body of work. Weekly workshops are taught by a strong team of published writers, and there are regular visits by literary agents, publishers, magazine editors and broadcasters, as well as other writers.

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Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 103
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 130
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 103

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    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

    Other

    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.