Bath Spa University


  • The university traces its history back over 160 years to the original Bath School of Art and Design.
  • The first trainee teachers trained here over 60 years ago.
  • Gained degree awarding powers in 1992, university title in 2005 (previously Bath Spa University College) and research degree awarding powers in 2008.

Location and Transport

  • Two main campuses, Newton Park (all subjects except art and design) and Sion Hill (Bath School of Art and Design), are located just outside the city of Bath, with good bus links to the city.
  • There’s also a specialist postgraduate centre in Corsham (Corsham Court), near Bath.
  • Bath is just 9 miles from Bristol, 90 minutes from London.