Study in England at the University of Bath
The University of Bath was the Sunday Times University of the Year 2011/12 and is ranked number 3 in the UK in 2012/13.
Located on a parkland campus just over one mile from the center of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, this top British University offers programs in Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management and the Sciences. Courses cater for all levels, from pre-degree and Bachelors through to Masters and PhD. Centers of excellence within the University of Bath include: Architecture and Civil Engineering, Business & Management Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Social & Policy Sciences. Popular programs with North American students range from specialist fields like Conservation of Historic Buildings and the renowned Euromasters through to MBA and professionally accredited undergraduate degrees.
There is a strong research focus irrespective of whether you are pursuing a taught or a research degree. Discovery and innovation is diffused within all levels of study to encourage the latest ideas to be communicated to students. In the last Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 60% of the research conducted within the University of Bath was judged world-leading or internationally excellent. The University has also been awarded a prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize.
The strong reputation of the University enables Bath to attract the brightest minds from around the world and not just from the UK. More than 30% of the students come from other countries and over 120 nationalities are represented on the campus.
Bath has outstanding links with employers, and there is a professional or vocational emphasis to much of the teaching. Sixty percent of undergraduate students undertake work placements, internships or study abroad as part of their undergraduate degree. Bath graduates benefit from some of the highest employment rates in the UK and enjoy starting salaries around £3000 above the national average.
Bath facts and figures:
- University of Bath is in the UK Top 5 for student satisfaction - with 91% saying they were satisfied with their course.
- One of the highest completion rates for undergraduates in the UK, with 92%
- 81% of the University of Bath employed first degree graduates move into top level jobs compared with the national average of 63%.
The facilities at this top UK University are second to none. Bath was the first university in Britain to keep its university library and learning center open 24 hours a day. Residential student accommodation provides high-speed internet access, and there is an impressive array of support facilities, including a dedicated International Student Advice team of four staff.
The university campus is constantly being upgraded with new classrooms, laboratories and research institutes being added. The University also boasts the best sports facilities in the UK, including an Olympic-size indoor swimming pool, indoor and outdoor tennis and athletics facilities and all-weather sports pitches. Bath sent twenty athletes to the London 2012 Olympic Games and boasts Britain’s only gold medalist from the last Winter Olympics!