The Programme


The University of Bath International Foundation Year is a one-year programme which begins in September each year, and is divided into two 15-week semesters. It includes a comprehensive range of taught classes, tutorials and group work, as well as practical assignments and laboratory classes where appropriate. There are 23 classroom hours per week.


Assessment is through examinations and written coursework, and for science students there are also practical sessions. Throughout the programme you will develop the subject knowledge you need to progress to your chosen degree at the University of Bath, as well as acquiring the study and academic English language skills required to succeed in the UK higher education system.


You will choose three subjects to study, and we will help and guide you so that you choose the most suitable three subjects to meet the entry requirements of your undergraduate degree. You will study two major subjects, and either English for Academic Purposes or another minor subject. The subjects you will study, depending on your progression degree, are biology, business, chemistry, mathematics, economics, physics, social science and English for academic purposes.



The University


The University of Bath is a prestigious university that was founded in 1966 and is now established as a top UK university with a reputation for research and teaching excellence. It is situated in an outstandingly beautiful, safe and friendly city.


The University has a superb range of programmes in science, technology, business, engineering, humanities and social science. There is special emphasis on education for the real world. Work placements and study abroad years are features of the distinctive approach to learning. With these skills and opportunities, the University has an enviable reputation with employers, and the significant majority of its UK first degree full-time graduates move into management, professional and associate professional/technical careers.



Your Application


Applications for this programme should be made through the Bath College website. If you have any questions or require any further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.


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If you have any questions or would like to apply for one of our courses, please contact us:


Email Address:

The best address for international enquiries is


Telephone Numbers:

For English language courses – +44 1225 328558

For International Admissions – +44 1225 328640
For International Foundation Year Р+44 1225 328724

Postal Address:

International Admissions
Bath College
Avon Street
Bath BA1 1UP