University of Bath Online

University of Bath Online

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.

Top reasons to study here

  • Bath prioritises your career prospects – according to The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 Bath is ranked 5th for graduate prospects
  • Ranked 6th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2020, Bath has a strong reputation amongst employers
  • Awarded Gold Standard in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017), Bath facilitates an outstanding online learning experience



The University of Bath was officially established in 1966. It’s objects are ‘to advance learning and knowledge by teaching and research, particularly in science and technology, and in close association with industry and commerce'.

This 'close association with industry and commerce' has been a constant feature of our teaching and research.


The flexible virtual learning environment offers you the ability to study part-time online whilst continuing to achieve your career goals. The 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. 


87% of the University of Bath’s research is classed as world-leading or excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). University of Bath Online is proud of the established community of international experts and specialists, who produce leading, relevant and ground-breaking research. The 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.


The courses focus on real-world application, which enables you to apply your new knowledge immediately to your career, giving you the tools to make positive changes at work as soon as you start studying. The online MScs focus on the areas of business, economics and cutting-edge digital skills, as we deliver the in-demand skillsets and knowledge, essential for contemporary working environments. 

Through the close ties to industries and prospective employers – many of our faculty have extensive industry experience, as well as academic prestige – the University of Bath will provide you with all the tools you need to secure success in the workplace. 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards


ICT services

Technical support for the Virtual Learning Environment will be available 24/7 and you will have access to our student services group should you have any queries or need support at any time.

Student Life

Campus life

Online facilities 

The Virtual Learning Environment is instantly accessible, with a variety of interactive activities and teaching techniques available to help you get more from your studies.

  • Engaging video content
  • Real-life case studies
  • Interaction and networking
  • Comprehensive digital resources
Because the courses offer a wide range of activities and methods of study, you’ll be able to choose the learning style that suits you best.


University of Bath Online is highly ranked in independent league tables for overall performance.

  • Ranked 6th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2020
  • Awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017
  • 87% of our research is classed as world-leading or excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2014
  • Ranked 4th out of 122 UK universities in the THE Student Experience Survey 20181
  • Ranked 5th for graduate prospects by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
  • Ranked 9th in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021

Bath, England, United Kingdom

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