Every September, Bath Spa University (BSU) opens its admission. To join the Bath Spa University | Academic Center, Ras Al Khaimah, you can start the process in June to ensure that you can complete all the requirements in time. We recommend that you start your application process at least three months in advance.
Before you come to the UAE to study at Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK, you will need to follow specific procedures. The below information will help you as part of your application at the Academic Centre, RAK. We want you to feel part of the Bath Spa University family, and we are here to offer advice and guidance to study internationally with us.


Admission Requirements

International students are eligible to be admitted to the Bath Spa University every September.

Applicants must have the below documents and provide them to Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK’s admissions department.

Submit the following soft copy to

1. Education Documents (Secondary School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate or Equivalent)

2. Valid Passport Copy

3. Emirates ID copy (if any)

4. Passport size photo (2 pics), with white background

For more details, contact


Application Process Requirements

Verification of Documents 

It is required to submit officially attested education certificates (including transcripts) to the Office of Admissions. Students need to submit the documents before the beginning of the semester. Students whose credentials are from outside of the UAE may be given an extension until the end of the first semester.

Student Residence Visa

Bath Spa University Academic Center RAK will arrange student visas under the university’s sponsorship, which is renewable every year.

The visa application requires:

  1. Eight (8) passport photos.
  2. Passport copy.
  3. All Education documents (Secondary School Certificate, Higher Secondary Certificate, or equivalent)
  4. Payment and security deposit for the visa.
  5. Payment of at least 1-semester fee.

All students applying for a residence visa must undergo medical tests conducted by the preventive health department of the RAK government and fingerprinting by the police department. The medical tests include a blood test and an X-ray. Failure to pass either one of the medical tests leads to deportation to the country of origin.

Students on a Bath Spa University visa who discontinue their studies or transfer to another university must submit their passport for visa cancellation before departure.

Airport Welcome Service

  • We can offer international students an airport pickup service. The student needs to process the request at least four (4) working days before arrival.

For more details, please e-mail at with your itinerary and valid information.

Student Accommodation

We can support Students residence: for male students as well as for female students. These student residences provide a safe and comfortable environment conducive to students; academic and social aspirations.

The student needs to bear all the cost of accommodation. For further details about this, please feel free to contact

Transfer to Bath Spa University UK

  • A student can transfer to our UK-based campus to continue their studies subject to terms and conditions.
  • UK fee structure is different from our RAK Campus.
  • Visit Bath Spa University UK website here to see their International students fee details.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on:

  1. Admissions Hotline: +971 7 236 9495
  2. E-mail Address: