Schools and Services

Bath School of Art and Design

The Bath School of Art and Design teaches Art, Ceramics, Fine Art, Graphic Communication, Interactive Multimedia, Media Communication, Mixed Media Textiles and Visual Culture. Some of the courses will be taught or studied at Corsham Court.

School of Education

The School of Education teaches undergraduate Education and Childhood Studies leading to PGCE Primary, Early Years and Teaching Assistants Foundation Degrees, PGCE Primary and PGCE Secondary, Postgraduate Masters and Professional Studies and PhDs.

School of Humanities and Cultural Industries

The School of Humanities and Cultural Industries provides courses in Study of Religions, Creative Writing, Creative Media Practice, English Literature, Film and Screen Studies, History, Media Communications, Media Production Philosophy and Ethics and Publishing.

School of Music and the Performing Arts

The School of Music and the Performing Arts teaches Music, Creative Music Technology, Commercial Music, Creative Arts, Dance, Drama, Acting, Performing Arts, and Theatre Production.

School of Society, Enterprise and Environment

The School of Society, Enterprise and Environment teaches Biology, Business and Management, Global Development & Sustainability, Environmental Science, Food and Nutrition, Geography, Psychology, and Sociology.

Research and Graduate Affairs

The Research and Graduate Affairs Office supports research, knowledge exchange and consultancy activities across the University. It also incorporates the Graduate School which manages the quality and standard of postgraduate masters and research degree (MPhil and PhD) provision at the University. It is based at Corsham Court.

Some information produced by the Schools is intended only for current staff and students, and may not be of interest to an external audience. Where that is the case, we host those pages on The Hub.

Academic Services

The University provides a wide range of academic services covering student applications and admissions through to students' on-course administration and graduation and alumni services.

Student Life

Becoming a student may well involve you moving away from your home town for the first time  The University provides a wide range of services to support, develop and help students get the most out of their time at Bath Spa University.

Academic Services

The Academic Services team oversees University academic quality and standards assurance functions to ensure the University meets national standards for the student learning experience. Main activities of the team include periodic review, course approval, annual monitoring and external examiner processes for both home and collaborative provision. The Academic Services A-Z page provides useful guidance on quality processes.

The team has administrative responsibility for Academic Board subcommittees, and their subcommittees, as follows:

Human Resources

The services that Human Resources supply include recruitment and selection, probation and promotion, staff learning and development, employee relations, staff development and review, reward management, equality and diversity, management information, employment contracts, terms and conditions of employment and human resources policies and procedures.


Welcome to the Bath Spa University Finance home page. We hope that the Finance web-pages provide you with the information you require. This site is designed for the use of suppliers and students.

Library and Information Services

The Library exists as both a physical and virtual space. This allows academic staff and students to research and study where, when and how they wish. Information Services is tasked with providing the best information to decision makers, to deliver the university's business goals.


On the pensions web-pages, employees and other workers will find information about Pension Auto-enrolment and how it will affect them.  In addition there are links to the Local Government Pension Scheme and the Teachers Pension Scheme providers websites.

Research and Graduate Affairs

The Research and Graduate Affairs Department encompasses the Research Support Office, which provides research support throughout the University and the Graduate School which supports the MPhil and PhD programmes.

Learning and Teaching

The Centre for Learning & Teaching Development aims to share key information and advice about all aspects of enhancing teaching and learning within the University.

Estates and Central Services

Estates and Central Services is the name given to a number of essential departments and teams at the heart of the University's campuses.

Computing Services

We aim to provide students and staff with a modern network giving you access to the software and other network services that you need to study or work here.

Technicians Service

The Technicians Service is based throughout the University.  Working in tandem with Computing Services, we help the academics provide lessons, look after the laboratories and assist the administrators with their technology needs.

Business Support

Enabling effective partnerships with businesses and the community. Bath Spa University aims to provide a responsive service from which businesses and other organisations can access knowledge, expertise and opportunities for collaborative work.

Marketing and Communications

The Marketing and Communications Department's responsibilities relate primarily to promoting the University to potential students, influencers and stakeholders.

Planning Support

Formerly known as "Information Services", the Planning Support department is responsible for the maintenance and development of the University's core teaching and administrative systems, and is tasked with providing the best information to decision makers, to deliver the university's business goals.