University profile

University of Bath online

2021/22 edition

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About University of Bath online

Awarded Gold Standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017), the University of Bath facilitates an outstanding online learning experience. Bath has a particularly strong reputation amongst employers through its real world connections, ranked 6th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2021.

We are proud of our established community of international experts and specialists, who produce leading, relevant and ground-breaking research. 87% of the University of Bath’s research is classed as world-leading or excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). Our emphasis on world-class research and teaching fuels students from all around the world to become future leaders and innovators, consequently benefiting the wider population through further research and enterprise.

Join a world-class university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence. Packed with engaging, challenging, real-world content, you can explore which online MSc would be most suited to you.

Entrepreneurship Management and Innovation online MSc

Combine your own drive and ambition with the academic excellence and insights provided by the University of Bath’s Entrepreneurship Management and Innovation online MSc. Delivered by the EQUIS-accredited Bath School of Management, this online postgraduate course provides exciting new perspectives on traditional business disciplines, setting in motion a journey of lifelong enterprise. Whether you’re expanding a family business, carving out a new enterprise or seeking to make a positive impact from within your corporation, our world-leading school will help to take you there.

Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) online MSc

From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. The online MSc Applied Economics with Banking and Financial Markets takes you beyond the research papers and into the real world, giving you insights you can put into action from day one. The University of Bath are the first university in the UK to offer an online Master of Science in Applied Economics, and by emphasising practice over theory, we provide time-pressed professionals with the opportunity to further their career prospects in economics, banking and finance.

Computer Science online MSc

Join one of the fastest growing industries in the UK, with an online MSc in Computer Science, from the University of Bath. By 2022 more than 500,000 people will be needed to fill positions in the three highest skilled groups in the digital arena. University of Bath recognises the importance of developing elite computer science professionals, and this course offers you the chance to upgrade your know-how and switch up your career, no matter if you want to be a software developer or a technical analyst.

Artificial Intelligence online MSc

This online MSc in Artificial Intelligence is ideal if you are motivated by the challenges and infinite possibilities of advancing AI. It is designed to give professionals from computer science – as well as a host of other disciplines – the opportunity to specialise in AI and meet the increasing demand for experts in this exciting, future-focused and rapidly growing specialism.

Business Analytics online MSc

Bridging the gap between data science and business management, the Business Analytics online MSc equips you with the necessary technical skills and expertise to take your career to the next level. You’ll gain the strategic, problem-solving, and decision-making skills that are vital in today’s business world, opening your career to a host of exciting managerial and consultancy business analyst roles.

100% online learning

The virtual classroom technology makes the course as immersive as the on-site course and brings the added benefit of being able to tailor your degree around your working and personal life. You will learn through engaging with video material and real-life case studies. Furthermore, you will benefit from direct and regular communication with other students and lecturers.

Future career prospects

The Guardian 2021, The Complete University Guide 2021 and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 all rank The University of Bath 5th for graduate prospects. The University of Bath’s online MSc courses will give you rigorous intellectual challenge and real-world experience, providing you with a gateway to ground-breaking research and sought-after careers. Packed with engaging, challenging, real-world content our online MSc courses will provide you with the tools needed to further your career.

English language support

Our English language requirements vary depending on which course you would like to pursue. Please visit our site and register your details to speak to a recruitment coordinator to find out more.

Facilities and support arrangements

Our flexible virtual learning environment offers you the ability to study part-time online whilst continuing to achieve your career goals. Our virtual learning environment is logical and easy to navigate, offering access to all relevant course materials. As well as having a multitude of resources at your fingertips, you’ll be able to browse the University’s extensive online library from day one of your studies. You will also be part of a global community of expert academics and fellow students. This will help you to gain an international perspective on your chosen field of study, broadening your career prospects.

Designed for inquisitive minds and career-driven professionals, our online Master’s courses are ideal for those who are looking to broaden their horizons without interrupting their current work or lifestyle commitments.

Fees, funding and costs

These vary depending on which course you would like to pursue. Please visit our site and register your details to speak to a recruitment coordinator to find out more about our fees.


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How to apply

You can either submit your application online or contact a student recruitment coordinator to learn more. To apply to study with us online you will need to prepare a personal statement, a CV and, for international students, a certificate to assess your understanding of English.

Please visit our site to register your details and to find out more.