Clearing – Bath Spa University


Call us 

Call our admissions team on +44 (0)1225 875 550 or complete our online form.

"Clearing can actually be a fantastic opportunity to discover a wide variety of courses you may not have considered before and you might even find yourself with a better course than you expected!"

- Sue Rigby (Vice Chancellor)

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Get off to a good start

Our for new students - including scholarships and a personalised welcome bundle - will help you settle in and thrive.

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Personalised welcome bundle

Whether you're a foodie, love entertainment or are all about mindfulness, our personalised bundles including subscriptions to Headspace and Spotify, will make you feel right at home.

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Scholarship opportunities

Get £500 to boost your first year if you achieve higher than your predicted grades, get AAB or display outstanding talent in the creative or performing arts.

With a range of exciting courses...

We offer loads of courses to inspire you, from Business and Management, Law and Biology to Music, Fine Art and Drama - all taught by dedicated and passionate staff. Find the perfect one for you in the list below. Once you've found the perfect course, visit How to apply to find out how to apply to Bath Spa through Clearing.

The following courses are accepting applicants through clearing:

Business Psychology

Creative Media

Early Childhood Studies

Education: Primary and Early Years

Educational Psychology

Environmental Science

Fashion Marketing and Management

Fashion Photography

Product and Furniture Design

Religions, Philosophies and Ethics

Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors

Theatre, Festival and Event Production

Wildlife Conservation

Featured course: LLB (Hons) Law


Featured course: BA (Hons) Film, TV and Digital


Stunning campuses

We have plenty of beautiful wide open spaces for you to stretch out, have a wander, meet friends, make stuff, get inspired and be who you want to be.

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Explore Bath Spa from online

Our virtual 360º Tour lets you view all of our main campuses and accommodation, plus aerial views of the city of Bath.

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Our accommodation

Sure, our campuses are stunning, but what's the accommodation like? Find out about living at Bath Spa and accommodation for students.

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Campus tours

Want to get a glimpse of our campuses and facilities? Why not book a campus tour to explore our facilities in more depth, and get a feel for life as a Bath Spa student.

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Clearing top tips

We know there's a lot to consider when applying through Clearing. We've put together a few tips, so you'll be prepared from the get go!

Parents and supporters

Questions about how best to support your student as they go through the application process? We're here to help.

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Portfolio advice: Art and Design courses

Some of our courses require you to submit a digital portfolio. Here's what you need to know if you're applying to one of our Art and Design courses.

Finance and scholarship info

Questions about finance, or wondering about scholarship opportunities?


Call us 

 Call our admissions team on +44 (0)1225 875 550, or complete our online form.

Reasons to love Bath Spa

Excellent facilities

Our wide range of modern, state-of-the-art facilities provides the perfect spaces for you to learn, explore and create. And when it’s time to relax, there are plenty of spaces to eat, drink and meet up with friends.

Your Students' Union

The Bath Spa Students’ Union (SU) is led by students for students. The SU represents student views, runs student facilities, hosts events and organises campaigns to support the student body.

Clubs and societies

Settle in, make new friends and find your people. Whether it's Harry Potter, Cheerleading, Theatre, or Gaming, we've got a club or society for you. Or you can even start your own!

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Wellbeing support

When you join Bath Spa, you become part of our close-knit, caring community. Find out how our Student Wellbeing Services can support you.

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Life in Bath

Bath offers the best of both worlds - city excitement with rural charm and nature on your doorstep. Here are some of our students' favorite places in and around the city.

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Committed to sustainability

We're dedicated to making the world a better place through education and research and in everything we do. That's why we made our Climate Pledge in 2020 to do our bit as a community.

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Space to relax

Life as a university student can be stressful, but there's no need to panic. Take a break and look after yourself with our wellbeing and mindfulness video series

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Meet our #BathSpaDogs!

Everyone needs a furry friend. Take some time to relax and have a break from studying to chill out with a Bath Spa care dog.

Featured course: BA (Hons) Geography


Featured course: BSc (Hons) Psychology


The future's looking bright

We offer a range of support services for recent Bath Spa graduates, from guiding you with employment and further study, to taking that next step in your career. Our dedicated Careers team is here to support you on your path to success.

Scholarships and bursaries

A lack of money shouldn’t be a barrier to making the most of your time at university. We’ve got several scholarships and bursaries available that our students can apply to.


Professional Placement Year

As an undergraduate student of any discipline, you can choose to take a Professional Placement Year between your second and third years.

Study abroad

We encourage our students to broaden their horizons by venturing abroad. Find out more about your opportunities.

Chat with our students

Find out what it's like to study at Bath Spa.

Releasing or deferring your place

If you would like to defer your confirmed place until September 2023, please email your request to .
Please make sure to include your UCAS Personal ID (or Bath Spa ID number), date of birth and your full name

If you wish to be released from your unconditional offer at Bath Spa University, you can now release yourself into Clearing, by using the 'Decline your place' button in your application in the UCAS hub. This option is available from 5 July until 7 September.

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