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University of Bath

Bath | South West England

Sporty City Campus Rural

Ucas code: B16

At Bath we are known for excellence in teaching and research, a superb student experience, and providing outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath is a top five UK university (Guardian University Guide 2018) and ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. All our degrees offer placement options and 86% of our employed first degree graduates move into top-level jobs. 
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What students say about this university

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    • The downside

      Not much feedback from lecturers and teachers

      2013, 1st year, Economics Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The downside

      discipline of students during campus club nights

      2013, 1st year, Biology Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The downside

      could greatly improve student life and nightlife

      2013, 1st year, Pharmacy

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    • The downside

      course societies, so that people can make friends with people on their courses more easily

      2013, 1st year, French Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The downside

      More clarity on the possible financial support that non-sports societies and teams receive BEFORE asking these societies to...

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      2013, 3rd year

      The downside

      More clarity on the possible financial support that non-sports societies and teams receive BEFORE asking these societies to send in funding applications (was president of Wine Society, had to self-fund all year despite having filled in funding applications as instructed)

      2013, 3rd year

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    • The downside

      Studying facilities - library is too small for the number of students and there are very few psychology books available. There...

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      2013, 3rd year, Psychology Not Elsewhere Classified

      The downside

      Studying facilities - library is too small for the number of students and there are very few psychology books available. There are no private study areas/computer rooms specific to my course. Very little contact time with lecturers. About 10-15 hours a week. Nightlife isn't great, there are very few clubs which are all small and underground.

      2013, 3rd year, Psychology Not Elsewhere Classified

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

56%

MED

Political

50%

MED

Creative

47%

LOW

Varied union activities

69%

MED

Sporty

88%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Student satisfaction score 82% HIGH
Average graduate salary £25k HIGH

Number of students

15,845

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

75%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

11%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

54%

of students are male

Young / Mature

5%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

30%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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