Bath, United Kingdom

Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University

Imagine what you could do

Bath Spa is a university that values curiosity and creativity. Whether you’re considering taking the next step in your career with a Master’s degree or considering stepping into a classroom with a PGCE, if you have a passion for your subject and a will to succeed, we will help you develop the skills and confidence needed to thrive.

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Come and discover what you could do at one of our Postgraduate or Teacher Education events.

  • Explore the course you’re interested in
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  • Find out how we will support you

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Why Bath Spa?

Build career prospects and follow your passion

You will be joining a vibrant community where curiosity is encouraged. Our postgraduate courses are taught by inspiring academic staff who are experts in their field and passionate about their subject.

Teaching excellence

Bath Spa has been awarded ‘Silver’ overall in the Teaching Excellence Framework. This is a testament to our efforts to deliver excellent programmes of study, support services, spaces and facilities that enable a very high-quality experience for our students.

Thrive with outstanding spaces and top-class facilities

Picturesque grounds combined with our modern, technically brilliant facilities, create a truly unique student experience. With everything from ultra-modern academic buildings, specialist studio and workshop spaces, well-equipped science labs, industry-standard TV studios, theatre and concert hall to a library with dedicated subject librarians – we are here to help you thrive.

Support when you need it

With access to professional guidance and support around accessibility, disability, wellbeing, mental health, careers and more, you can make the most of your time at university.

Bath Spa University

We lead by example

We are passionate about empowering our students to change lives for the better through Higher Education, and it’s this unwavering commitment that has made us The Sunday Times University of the Year for Social Inclusion. We put people, communities and the environment at the heart of everything we do, and we were the first university in the South West and one of only five universities in the UK to be awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark.

Amazing city

Bath is a world-famous, beautiful and unique UNESCO World Heritage city, just one hour and 20 minutes from London by train and an hour’s drive-time from Bristol airport. Our campuses in Bath are at the heart of a thriving region with cutting-edge business, and a rich artistic, creative and cultural scene.

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Bath Spa University

Education (11) Communication & Media Studies (7) Creative Arts & Design (9) Business & Management (5) Law (22) Sociology (33) Computer Science (8) Biological Sciences (4) Physics (29) Chemistry (6) History & Archaeology (19) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Nursing & Health (27) Psychology (31) Theology & Religious Studies (34) Materials Science (24) Geography (17) Mathematics (25) Information Services (20)

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Our Bath Business School at Bath Spa University is apart of our College of Liberal Arts. It offers courses and Pathways for driven individuals with business brains. You'll find that we highly regard creativity and enterprise, as well as recognising the importance of being entrepreneurial.

You'll benefit from being taught by staff who have industry experience in addition to academic expertise.

During your studies, you'll have opportunities to gain work experience and to develop international professional networks. The pathway structure of our Business and Management degree puts you in control, by providing you with a range of coherent themes of specialisation. Alternatively, you can elect to pursue a more general programme of study, including interdisciplinary modules.

Our Postgraduate Courses

MA Arts Management
MA Business and Management
MA Business and Management (Accounting)
MA Business and Management (Entrepreneurship)
MA Business and Management (International)
MA Business and Management (Marketing)

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Our Bath School of Art and Design at Bath Spa University has the lecturers, facilities and passion you need to thrive whilst you prepare yourself for a creative career. With history dating back to the 19th century, Bath School of Art and Design has seen many changes of the years. The art school is an integral part of the university and is proud of its long history.

We believe in individuals, giving you space and time to think and do. Expand your horizons and deepen your knowledge. We want you to explore and experiment, and you’ll benefit from exceptional academic and technical support.

Our Facilities

From age old, artisan printing techniques to cutting edge 3D printing technology, our facilities are some of the best to be found anywhere in the world. In each discipline we encourage depth of subject understanding, yet a multidisciplinary approach, and the range of exceptional equipment and workshops in wood, metal, ceramics, textiles, print, photography, plastic, casting, paint, fashion and digital technologies support this experience.

Our Postgraduate Courses

MA Curatorial Practice
MA Design (Ceramics)
MA Design (Fashion and Textiles)
MA Fine Art
MA Visual Communication

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Our Institute for Education at Bath Spa University has been inspiring students, teachers and other education professionals since 1946.

Who are we and what do we do?

Working in classrooms and educational settings across the world, we provide high quality teaching and research. We work with over 670 school partners, as well as colleges, early years settings and anywhere where learning takes place.

Our missions is to promote excellence and expertise in educational research and professional practice across the globe. From Bath in England to Newcastle in Australia, via New York City and Lusaka, Zambia, our educationalist make a difference to the lives of all children and young people.

Our Postgraduate courses

MA Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice
MA Education (Education Studies)
MA Education (Early Childhood Studies)
MA Education (International Education)
MA Education (Leadership and Management)
MA Inclusive Education
MA Professional Practice
MA Professional Practice in Higher Education
MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
MA Specific Learning Difficulties/ Dyslexia
National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination (SENCO)
Professional Doctorate in Education

Ofsted Outstanding
All of our Primary and Secondary teaching training programmes have been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted - the highest possible grade that can be awarded.

Combined with over 70 years experience in the field of education, this means that - no matter which route into teaching you choose with us - you are in the best possible hands.

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