Bath Spa University • Bath, United Kingdom
Bath Spa University is a public university in Bath in England. The main campus is located at Newton Park, the other campuses are in the city of Bath and one is based in Wiltshire. Bath Spa University gained full university status in August and is one of the biggest provider of Teacher Education in the UK. The university foundation can be traced back to the Bath School of Art which was established 160 years ago. The higher education institution offers courses in the fields of arts and design (through the Bath School of Art and Design); as well as art, fine art, graphic communication, interactive multimedia, media communication, textile design studies, materials based design and visual culture (taught at Dartmouth Avenue campus). In total, the university has six schools of study- in addition to the art departments, there is the Institute for Education; the School of Humanities and Cultural Industries; the School of Music and the Performing Arts; the School of Society, Enterprise and Environment; and the School of Research and Graduate Affairs. Bath Spa University works closely together with numerous Further Education Colleges and institutions, locally and across the globe. Bath Spa University was named one of the top 10 modern British universities by the Sunday Times (in 2005, 2006 and 2008).