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University of Bath

University of Bath

Founded in 1966, and located in one of the UK’s most beautiful cities, the University of Bath is consistently ranked in the Top 10 of best universities in the UK and a Global Top 200 university.

The University of Bath has a reputation for research and teaching excellence and highly ranked for overall performance, student satisfaction and graduate employment.

Fast Facts


  • Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Number of students

  • 18,868


  • 5600
  • 130 nationalities


  • Faculty of Engineering & Design
  • Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Management
  • Faculty of Science

Key strengths in teaching and research

  • Engineering
  • Physical Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Technology
  • Management
  • Humanities
  • Architecture
  • Social Sciences

The QS Rankings place six subjects in the top-10 in the UK. These include:

Architecture & the Built Environment
Chemical Engineering
Business & Management Studies
Social Policy & Administration
Sports-related subjects


87% of the university’s research is classed as world-leading or internationally excellent in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

in the world

QS World University Rankings 2024

best university in the UK

Guardian University Guide 2021 & Times Good University Guide 2021


UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017


The University of Bath is located in the historic city of Bath, in Somerset. Bath is a UNESCO World Heritage city with a history going back to Roman times who established the city as a thermal spa city, hence the name. Bath is one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations and full of wonderful sites to visit and experience. It has a rich and vibrant cultural scene, beautiful architecture and an eclectic mix of museums, coffee bars, restaurants, galleries and theatres.

Other information

Student Experience

  • Bath is ranked 4th overall in the UK for student experience in the 2018  THE Student Experience Survey.
  • Bath is known for its excellent sports facilities. Bath-based athletes won 6 medals in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. It’s facilities are regularly used for international athletics competitions and as a training ground for national and regional sports teams.

Scholarships and Funding

The University of Bath has various funding and scholarship arrangements in place for international students. Scholarships may be offered by the university itself, some by the British Government, whilst others are country-specific scholarships or study loans, part of an agreement with funding bodies across Latin America. Below is an overview of opportunities available to Latin American students interested in studying at  the University of Bath.

For further information please do some research directly with these funding bodies, or contact the Inova Education team and we can assist you identifying opportunities available in your country. Note that in most cases you cannot apply for scholarships or study loans until after you have secured a university offer.

Fundación Beca
Santander Universities
University Scholarships

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