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Bath School of Art and Design

Summer school

    Immerse yourself in British art, culture and history at Bath's prestigious School of Art and Design.

    • Learn about British culture, history and the arts from our experts while based in one of the UK's foremost cities.
    • Develop your English language skills alongside art taster sessions in photography, ceramics, printing and more.
    • All programme costs are included in your fee, as is your accommodation in our central Bath apartments.

    Designed in partnership with our China office, this two-week summer school offers you the chance to experience a range of art and design techniques while based at our prestigious Art and Design School in central Bath.

    You'll visit some of the UK's most iconic destinations, including the Roman Baths, London and Stonehenge. You'll also study English and visit a gallery and museums in Bath.

    This exciting programme includes transport to and from the aiport, travel to London and Stonehenge, accommodation and all art materials for your workshops. 

    Applicants must be aged 18 and above, and the deadline for applications is 31 May 2019.

    Start dates

    • TBC July 2019



    Your learning programme includes some English sessions to improve your language skills.

    During the two weeks, you'll also try your hand at ceramics, fine art techniques, photography, 3D printing, fashion and textiles, and working with plastics and metals.


    You'll start with a tour of our iconic Newton Park campus and a tour of Sion Hill campus in the heart of Bath - home of our prestigious Art and Design School and the location of your Art and English workshops for the duration of your stay.

    You'll also visit:

    We'll also take an Open Top Tour of Bath.

    Bath Spa University maintains the right to amend this schedule for any operational reasons.


    Managed by Bath Spa University’s Student Accommodation team, Green Park House is located in the heart of Bath. Opened in 2016, it was built using classic Bath stone to make an impressive feature on Bath's skyline.

    Green Park House is furnished to a high standard and offers en-suite rooms, free wireless internet, 24 hour security, communal common areas and study spaces, and an on-site laundrette.

    This is self-catering accommodation and you'll need to provide your own food.


    Your fee includes transport to and from the aiport, transport and tours to the sites we'll visit, and a shuttle bus service between Green Park House and Sion Hill campus for the duration of your stay.


    The fees for the programme in 2018 are £2,500 including:

    • All travel within the UK that relates to the programme
    • Tuition and material fees
    • Accomodation (excluding meals) during the programme.

    Students will arrange their own travel to and from the UK. You will need to arrange your own food.

    How to apply

    Download the application pack and, once complete, send to c.leng@bathspa.ac.uk.

    Applicants must be aged 18 and above. Applications must be submitted by 30 May 2018.

    Contact us

    If you have any questions about the summer school or need any help with your application, please contact the programme organisers, who will be happy to assist you.

    China contact: bsuchina@bathspa.ac.uk
    UK contact: Cathy Leng: c.leng@bathspa.ac.uk

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