University of Bath

Bath
United Kingdom

Language of instruction

English

The University of Bath is firmly established as a Top 10 UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence.

The campus overlooks the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath. As one of the safest cities in the UK, Bath is easy to explore and there are plenty of things to see and do. Plus, Bath is only 1.5 hours by train from London.

Semester dates

UQ SemesterHost SemesterDates
Semester 1Semester 2February–June
Semester 2Semester 1September–January

View University of Bath's academic calendar.

Guides and additional information

Bath has online resources to help get the most out of your exchange:

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Student testimonials

Full-time study load

30 ECTS at Bath is equivalent to 8 UQ units.

Host university requirements

GPA

  • Student's wishing to study at Bath's School of Management will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.75.
  • For all other departments, you will need a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.

Study Options
You must choose one admission faculty from the Bath School of Management, Department of Chemical Engineering, or Faculty of Science. More details are provided in "additional academic information" below. 

Semester Restrictions

  • Department of Chemical Engineering exchange is only available for full-year exchange, as nearly all courses are year-long courses.
  • Students wishing to study for a full year at Bath must commence their exchange in UQ Semester 2, in order to follow the UK academic year.

Other Restrictions
Students are only eligible for Bath if they are enrolled in an undergraduate degree taught by: 

  • UQ Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) 
  • School of Chemical Engineering
  • UQ Faculty of Science within the majors of Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematical Sciences, Natural Sciences, or Physics.

Note: Host university eligibility criteria are at the discretion of the host and may change without notice.  

Find courses

Search University of Bath course catalogue if courses do not appear in the database.
Bath School of Management have specific course lists available for Bath Semester 2 (UQ Sem 1) and Bath Semester 1 (UQ Sem 2).

Search the Credit Precedent Database to find courses offered by your host university that have been previously approved for credit at UQ. The database should be used as a general guide only. 
You must still check the host university course catalogue to see if courses from the Credit Precedent Database are still on offer and in the correct semester of your exchange.

Study areas taught in English

Undergraduate
Advertising
Biological sciences
Business information systems
Chemical engineering
Chemistry and biochemistry
Computer science
Economics
Environmental studies
Event, hospitality, hotel and tourism management
Finance
Human resources
International business
Marketing
Mathematics and statistics
Physics

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Accommodation

Exchange students can apply for a place in university-managed accommodation. Students going on exchange in Bath's 1st semester (UQ Semester 1), who apply by the relevant deadline, will be guaranteed a place in University accommodation. Bath can only offer a limited number of places in their 2nd semester (UQ Semester 2). 

Cost of living

The University of Bath has considerations to help plan your budget that students are likely to encounter while on exchange.

The Which? Student Budget Calculator is also a useful tool to help you create a budget and manage your finances while studying in the UK.

Financial support

A range of funding for student exchange including scholarships, grants and loans are available to UQ students.  

Students studying at Bath can apply for a scholarship through BUTEX. BUTEX offers a number of £500 scholarships to students studying on exchange at member institutions.

Insurance

Students approved to participate in a Semester-based Exchange are automatically covered by UQ’s Travel Insurance for the country of their host university only.

For more information, read the Student Travel Insurance Policy Summary on UQ’s Travel Insurance web page (login required).

If you plan to travel outside of your host country, you should purchase additional insurance.

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)

Organise your visa

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Bath provides visa and immigration information for international students.

Contact the British High Commission for more visa information.

Travel risk levels

The University of Queensland cannot and does not allow students to travel to any country with a risk level of 3 (Reconsider your need to travel) or above, as assessed by the Australian Government.

If a country's risk level changes to 3 or above, experiences to that country are suspended until the risk level improves.

Find out the risk level and travel advice, and sign up to receive updates for your host country on the Smartraveller website.

Exchange deadlines

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 1:
Open: 17 May (for Semester 1 of the following year)
Close: 22 June (for Semester 1 of the following year)

Application for Exchange in UQ Semester 2:
Open: 18 October (for Semester 2 of the following year)
Close: 23 November (for Semester 2 of the following year)