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Nepal – Bath Spa University

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

Entry requirements - specific to Nepal


  • Higher Secondary Education Board Examination, plus a recognised foundation year.


  • Four-year bachelor degree with a final GPA or 3.0 or above.

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 specific to your country.


  • International Baccalaureate Diploma at 32 points (minimum).
  • 3 A levels at grades BBB-BCC.
  • Other international qualifications to an equivalent standard.

Undergraduate year 2 or 3 entry

  • You may be able to transfer credits and go onto year 2 or 3 of an undergraduate degree.
  • Find full details on our how to apply webpages.


  • 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

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

In addition to the entry requirements listed, please make sure that you check the webpage for the course you’re applying for.

Research degrees

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.

How to apply

We're committed to providing a simple and effective application process for you, and our dedicated staff can help you every step of the way. You'll find everything you need to know to apply on our how to apply pages.

"I welcome anybody to approach me for anything regarding studying at the University, as I really enjoy talking to students from different backgrounds. The human touch is vitally important in the international recruitment process."

Jiemin Tomita - Head of International Recruitment and Partnerships

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 British Council's International Student Calculator can be a useful tool when budgeting and planning your study costs in the UK. 

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. UK Visas and Immigration and UK Council for International Student 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.

"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

Contact us

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

Phone: +44 (0)1225 875875

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