Clearing 2019: find your perfect course with Bath Spa University

You can find your perfect course at Bath Spa University through Clearing – and we’re on hand to guide you through every step.

In addition, we’ve introduced two initiatives to help you at this important time:

  • A potential £750 scholarship to help fund your uni life. If you’ve done better than your predicted grades, or have achieved AAB or better at A-levels (or equivalent) we’ll offer you a £750 scholarship.
  • A guaranteed offer of accommodation if you confirm your Clearing place with us. The Accommodation team will make offers from Friday 23 August for Clearing students.

How to contact us

Our Clearing helpline will be open from 10am–3pm this week. Call +44 (0)1225 875 550 to speak to one of our admissions advisers. 

You can also:

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Download our top tips guide

Clearing: Top Tips Guide has all the info you'll need to get through Clearing, including a checklist and a step-by-step process to help you prepare.

Download your guide

Your Clearing journey

Once you’ve received your exam results, follow these simple next steps:

Step 1 - Choose your course
Use our Clearing course search to find your perfect course.

Step 2 - Have your info to hand
Have your UCAS and Clearing numbers, A-Level results, and personal statement handy.

Step 3 - Ask questions
Call our Clearing helpline on +44 (0)1225 875 550 - we’ll be happy to answer all of your questions!

Step 4 - Enter your choice on Clearing Track
Make sure you get an email confirmation from us first before visiting UCAS.

"There's a nice community feel you get here, which you wouldn't necessarily get at other universities. Everyone's really friendly and the environment is amazing."

Hannah Pierson, BA (Hons) History

Portfolio guidance 

If you are joining any of our Art and Design or Music and Performance courses, you may need to submit a portfolio of your work with your application.

Check the pages below to see if your chosen course requires one, and what it should contain. 

Student funding

If you have already applied for student finance but are going through Clearing, we recommend that you let Student Finance know that your details have changed as soon as possible.

If you haven’t applied for student finance yet, you should apply now to maximise your chances of having all the money available to you at the start of your course.

There’s lots of support available. Check this Student Finance guide to Clearing 2019 and the dedicated Student Finance Zone on The Student Room, which has helpful tools and guidance to walk you through what you need to do and when to do it.  

If you live in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or are an EU citizen you can inform the relevant funding body of any changes to your course via the below links:

Why Bath Spa?

Innovative teaching

Passionate. Inspiring. Down-to-earth. No wonder our teachers have been given the Silver Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.

Established reputation

Our history dates back 160 years to Bath Academy of Art. Since then, we’ve evolved into a unique and dynamic University, voted among one of the top UK universities for creative scene (Which? University Student Survey).


We’re always thinking about your future.

Thanks to our strong industry links and hands-on experience, 96.1% of our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation (HESA 2016/17 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education).

Vibrant city

We’re based in the UK’s only UNESCO World Heritage City. Bath is known for its beauty, historic sites and bustling nightlife. We’re right next door to Bristol and just 90 minutes from London.

Releasing or deferring your place

To request to defer your place until September 2020 please fill out this online form.

If you wish to be released from your offer at Bath Spa University, you can now 'Self-Release' from your UCAS Track account

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