Outreach Programme and Reduced Offer – Pathway to Bath


South West



Type of opportunity

Preparation for university

Closed for 2024

University of Bath

About this opportunity

Pathway to Bath is a free blended learning programme that gives students the chance to develop key skills for university study and beyond. You’ll work online alongside experienced staff and current students and have the opportunity to attend a free 3-day summer residential visit to experience life as a student at Bath.

The programme is designed to fit around your busy A level (or equivalent) schedule – you can work through the sessions wherever and whenever suits you. You can also gain a reduced offer to study at Bath.

Level of Study

  • Pre-university


Asylum seeker, Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Temporary refugee permission, Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (private/family life), Indefinite Leave to Remain, Ukraine schemes, Other forms of sanctuary (including Calais Leave, Section 67 Leave, UASC leave and Stateless Leave)

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

Pathway to Bath is aimed at academically able Year 12 students who are considering applying to study at Bath.

If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact pathway@bath.ac.uk

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Application support and advice
  • Other (see below)

Other support provided

Students who complete the programme will benefit from:
• the opportunity to get a reduced offer to study at Bath
• developing key skills and knowledge for university and beyond
• valuable experiences to include in a UCAS application
• access personalised support to apply to university
• meeting other like-minded students with similar study interests and future plans

Additional notes about support provided

All Pathway to Bath participants who apply to study at Bath will receive additional consideration during the application process.

In addition, having completed the Pathway to Bath online learning programme successfully, you may be eligible to receive a reduced offer. The specific terms of your offer will be outlined to you, and may vary by course, but will typically include a reduction of one grade in one of your A-Levels.

Types of study available

  • Other
  • Online

Additional information about the types of study

There is an opportunity to take part in an action packed residential during the summer holiday.

You will stay in university halls, attend lectures and workshops, explore our award-winning facilities and world heritage city, and get involved in social activities to really experience life on campus.

Additional details about application process

Please apply on our website at https://www.bath.ac.uk/campaigns/pathway-to-bath-programme/

When applying you will need to:
• provide details of your current qualifications (e.g. A-Levels or BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma) and previous qualifications (e.g. GCSEs)
• provide contact details for a parent/carer
• provide contact details of a teacher who can provide a reference

Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact Katherine Davis

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