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

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 26 points (minimum)
  • 3 A levels at grades BBC-BCC
  • Other international qualifications to an equivalent standard.

Undergraduate Year 2 or 3 entry

If you have already completed some courses or gained credits from an internationally recognised university, then you may be able to transfer those credits to Bath Spa University and go directly into Year 2 or Year 3 of an undergraduate degree. You can find full details on our Credit Transfer section.


  • Normally a Bachelor's degree with honours and a good passing grade from an internationally recognised university or Higher Education institution
  • Other international qualifications to an 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 Viet Nam

You can also apply based on these qualifications:


  • Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học (Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma) plus successful completion of a recognised foundation year.


  • A Bachelor's degree with honours and a final grade of 6.5 or above from a recognised university or Higher Education institution in Viet Nam.

English language requirements

Unless you've studied at or above degree level in an English speaking country, you'll need to meet our English language requirements. Your qualification needs to have been gained within two years of starting the course.

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

We visit different countries throughout the year to meet students, parents and families so you can find out more about studying with us. 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 visiting.

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.

Get in touch

We offer advice via email and phone. Contact us today if you have any enquiries about studying at Bath Spa as an international student.

Email: international@bathspa.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1225 875777

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