Bath Spa University welcomes students from Nepal. From entry requirements and visa advice, scholarships and student experience, we’ll support your application every step of the way.

"I love living in Bath, it's a super-safe city. I adore the community and professors here, and believe that Bath Spa is the perfect place to study arts."
- Sanket Shrestha, BA (Hons) Creative Arts, International Student

We review all applications individually. Please note that our entry requirements are a general guide only, and may be subject to change.

Some courses may have specific entry requirements, such as advanced study of a specified subject, a portfolio submission or previous work experience. In addition to the entry requirements listed below, please make sure that you also check the webpage for the course that you’re applying for.

Standard entry requirements

These are the general entry requirements for students from all countries. You can either apply if you meet these requirements or those listed below specific to your country.


  • IB Diploma at 24-30 points minimum
  • 280 - 360 UCAS tariff points
  • Other international qualifications to equivalent standard


  • Normally a good bachelor's degree with honours
  • Other international qualifications to equivalent standard will also be considered

Postgraduate Research

Please contact our Postgraduate Research office who can provide you with full details on the individual entry requirements for studying a research degree or PhD at Bath Spa University.

Specific to Nepal

You can also apply based on these qualifications:


  • HSEB Standard XII 75% and above in all subjects.


  • A four-year Bachelor's degree with honours and first division.
  • A first division Master's degree from a recognised university in Nepal.

English language requirements


  • IELTS - 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in all bands)
  • Pearsons Test of English Academic - Level B2 (including a minimum 51 in all bands)
  • Other recognised English language qualifications of an equivalent standard


  • IELTS - 6.0 to 7.0 depending on your course.
  • Other recognised English language qualifications of an equivalent standard

For full details, please see the English language requirements page.

"I like the different facilities of each campus - Dartmouth Avenue is a place to get as creative and messy as you like, Sion Hill has great workshop studios for painting and other artwork, while Newton Park boasts open study spaces with fantastic views."
- Sanket Shrestha, BA (Hons) Creative Arts, International Student

Tuition fees

To study in the UK you must have the required finances for your tuition fees and living costs.

You would normally pay international tuition fees. For full details, please go to Fees and Finance for international students. We also have a number of scholarships and bursaries available for international students to help with study fees.

Living costs

Living costs in the UK are sometimes also called maintenance costs. These include accommodation, food, clothes, books, socialising and travel in the UK. The International Student Calculator can be a useful tool when budgeting and planning your study costs in the UK. It is supported by the UK Council of International Students.

Visa requirements

Our visa information pages can provide you with full details and helpful information regarding the type of visa you would need to study your chosen course at Bath Spa University. The UK Border Agency and UK Council for International Affairs are also useful resources. 

Meet us in your country

Our international relations team visits different countries throughout the year to meet students, parents and families so you can learn about the University personally. We have a number of visits coming up this year, and we’d be delighted to meet you in person. Email us to find out when we're vising.

We also have a number of regional offices, with advisers who can support your application in your country whom you can contact directly. The British Council in your country is another valuable resource to find help about study in UK.

Contact us

The International Relations Team is your first point of contact and will provide continuous support throughout your journey with us.

We offer personalised advice sessions via email, Skype and phone and support in your country.

Email: international@bathspa.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)1225 875777

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