Postgraduate study in biology, criminology, geography, psychology and sociology – we offer a range of scholarship opportunities

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Postgraduate study in biology, criminology, geography, psychology and sociology – we offer a range of scholarship opportunities

The School of Sciences will provide opportunities to explore, challenge and investigate, equipping you with extensive skills to make a positive impact on the world around you; speciality areas include Biology, Criminology, Geography, Psychology and Sociology.

Through our teaching practice and research methodologies we’ll question, observe, and investigate pressing issues and complex challenges, from creative social justice to environmental sustainability at local, national, and global levels. We’ll also collaborate to produce interdisciplinary evidence that can inform solutions and create genuine impact in the world.

Imagine what you could do

Our specialised course options can boost your career, whether it’s environmental science or policing and criminal justice, and will help you prepare for further postgraduate research. You’ll hone your abilities in critical thinking and problem-solving, as well developing research and evaluation skills, crucial with a sector focusing on evidence-based methodology.

“The combination of creativity and systematic learning creates an atmosphere where learning can truly flourish.” MICHELE GARIBBO, PSYCHOLOGY GRADUATE

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Why Bath Spa?

Pursue your scientific career, with an unrivalled combination of expertise through industry and academic experience. Courses are taught by passionate leaders and practitioners and you’ll build transferable knowledge and skills to satisfy curiosity and your future career, developing skills for a career in other sectors too, if you choose.

  • Benefit from research-led teaching, with strong links to industry
  • #10 in UK for Graduate Prospects – Outcomes in Biological Sciences (Complete University Guide, 2024)
  • Utilise bespoke laboratories on our lakeside campus
  • University of the Year for Social Inclusion (Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2024)

Funding opportunities

We offer a range of scholarship opportunities to help fund your postgraduate study, including support for international students and an Access Fund for those experiencing financial difficulty due to unforeseen events. Research funding is available through our doctorial training partnerships.

Funding and awards: Scholarships and bursaries

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