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Bangor University

Want something different? Well you have come to the right place. Bangor University is a historic University located between the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park, the wonderful Irish Sea coastline, and the awe-inspiring Isle of Anglesey. What makes Bangor special is its location: a location set in stunning beauty where you can receive a world leading education.

We have over 700 courses from Undergraduate to Postgraduate levels. Our small size means you will get an education where you feel valued, all while getting the support that you not only need but deserve. It is this support that Bangor students love as it allows them to reach their real potential! But what else are we great at? Our research is world leading and we are in the UK Top 40 for research, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Our Students love us too. The National Student Survey (NSS) results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction.

We guarantee you a room in our award winning accommodation. In 2019, Bangor University's accommodation was ranked 3rd in the What Uni Student Choice Awards. As an added bonus, we are the cheapest University town to live in, according to Totally Money in their 2019 rankings! And if that was not enough, we offer free membership of all clubs and societies too! So, a stunning location, TEF Gold teaching, world leading research, affordable living, and free clubs and societies: what’s not to love?



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Programs

Bachelor's degree
Art & Design
Industrial Design Delivery method Length Location
Product Design On campus 3 years Bangor
Performing Arts
Music and Creative Writing On campus 3 years Bangor
Music and Electronic Engineering On campus 3 years Bangor
Music and Film Studies On campus 3 years Bangor
Music and French On campus 4 years Bangor
Music and German On campus 4 years Bangor
Music and History and Welsh History On campus 3 years Bangor
Music and Italian On campus 4 years Bangor
Music and Spanish On campus 4 years Bangor
Music BA (Hons) On campus 3 years Bangor
Music BMus (Hons) On campus 3 years Bangor
Music with Journalism On campus 3 years Bangor
Music with Theatre and Performance On campus 3 years Bangor
Business
Business On campus 3 years Bangor
Business Analytics with Financial Technology On campus 3 years Bangor
Finance
Accounting and Banking On campus 3 years Bangor
Accounting and Banking (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Accounting and Economics On campus 3 years Bangor
Accounting and Economics (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Accounting and Finance On campus 3 years Bangor
Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Accounting and Italian On campus 4 years Bangor
Accounting and Spanish On campus 4 years Bangor
Banking and Finance On campus 3 years Bangor
Banking and Finance (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Banking and Italian On campus 4 years Bangor
Banking and Spanish On campus 4 years Bangor
Banking with Financial Technology On campus 3 years Bangor
Management
Business Management On campus 3 years Bangor
Business Management (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Business Management and Chinese On campus 4 years Bangor
Business Management and Finance On campus 3 years Bangor
Business Management and Finance (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Business Management and French On campus 4 years Bangor
Business Management and German On campus 4 years Bangor
Business Management and Italian On campus 4 years Bangor
Business Management and Law On campus 3 years Bangor
Business Management and Marketing On campus 3 years Bangor
Business Management and Marketing (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Business Management and Spanish On campus 4 years Bangor

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Scholarships & funding

Vice-Chancellor Scholarships

Available for all undergraduate and postgraduate courses starting in September 2020

Scholarship Amount

  • Undergraduate: Valued at 50% of the Tuition Fee for Year 1, and up to £3,000 per year for Year 2 & 3*
  • Postgraduate: Valued at 50% of the Tuition Fee

*Note: Undergraduate students may continue to receive the scholarship in Years 2 and 3, subject to achieving a minimum overall grade of 70% or above at the end of Year 1 and 2.

Eligibility

The Vice-Chancellor scholarship is for outstanding international applicants, so the applicants must have achieved:

  • Undergraduate: Grades equivalent of GCE A-level A grade students
  • Postgraduate: Equivalent of a UK 1st class Bachelors degree

Deadline

Submit your scholarship application on or before 15 May 2020.

Deans Scholarships

Available for all courses starting in September 2020 and January 2021 intakes

Scholarship Amount

  • Undergraduate: £4,000 for Year 1, and up to £2,000 per year for Year 2 & 3*
  • Postgraduate: Up to £5,000Research/PhD£4,000 for Year 1, and up to £2,000 per year for Year 2 & 3*

*Note: Year 2 and 3 awards will be dependant on Undergraduate students achieving an overall average grade of 70% or higher in Years 1 and 2 (respectively) or for Research/PhD students successfully progressing into the next academic year.

Eligibility

The Deans scholarship is an academic merit based scholarship so the applicant must have achieved:

  • Undergraduate: Grades equivalent of GCE A-level A grade students
  • Postgraduate: Equivalent of a UK 1st class Bachelors degree
  • Research/PhD: Equivalent of a UK 1st class degree and/or equivalent of a Distinction at UK Masters’ level

International Scholarships

Available for all courses starting in September 2020 and January 2021 intakes

Scholarship Amount

  • Undergraduate: Up to £3,000 for Year 1, and up to £1,000 per year for Year 2 & 3*
  • Postgraduate: Up to £3,000
  • Research/PhD: Up to £3,000 for Year 1, and up to £1,000 per year for Year 2 & 3*

*Note: Year 2 and 3 awards will be dependant on Undergraduate students achieving an overall average grade of 50% or higher in Years 1 and 2 (respectively) or for Research/PhD students successfully progressing into the next academic year.

Eligibility

A number of criteria will be taken into account when awarding this scholarship including Course Choice, Academic Performance, Personal Statement, Academic References, Skills and Experience. The scholarships will be awarded entirely at the University’s discretion.

Note:

Candidates who are fully sponsored by a third party will not be entitled to these Scholarships. The above scholarships are not open to UK/EU applicants. The above scholarships are available for full-time on-campus courses only. All scholarships will be awarded entirely at the University’s discretion.

Please refer to our tuition fees and cost of living pages to fully understand how these scholarships will affect your overall costs.

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Steeped in history, offering TEF gold-rated teaching, a vibrant and friendly student community in an amazing location, Bangor University allows you to go beyond the expected.

       

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Why study at Bangor University

Gold rated teaching

Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The TEF assessment took into account teaching quality, learning environment and student outcomes and learning gain. We were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.

A top 10 university

The National Student Survey (NSS) results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). This reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience.

Wide range of courses

We offer hundreds of courses across the arts and the sciences. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and our courses and lecturers have been rated in the top 10 in the country.

World class teaching & research

Study at a world-class university, which is recognised for the quality of teaching and research. Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Work experience and placements

We offer a variety of options to gain valuable employability skills, which includes supporting you in work placements and internships that you may wish to undertake.

Guaranteed accommodation

We guarantee accommodation for first year students who apply by the deadline and select us as their Firm Choice. Our accommodation was rated as the best in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018.

Free membership of all clubs and societies

Take advantage of the Bangor Student Experience with free membership of student clubs and societies. There are over 150 different ones to choose from, so you can try something new, get involved with sports, meet new friends and get out and explore the local area.

UNRIVALlED location

Choose to study in one of the best places in the UK to be a student. Bangor’s location – close to the mountains and the sea – has been described as ‘the best university setting in the UK’.

Bangor University is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad

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Awards & Accreditations

Top 10 UK University for Student Satisfaction

National Student Survey 2019

Gold rating for Teaching Excellence

World ranking 160th for International Outlook

Times Higher Education World Ranking 2020

Top 10 UK University for Teaching Satisfaction

Guardian University League Table 2020

Top 15 UK University for Teaching Quality

The Times and Sunday Times League Table 2020

Student services & facilities

Peer Guides & Personal Tutors

The Peer Guide scheme and the Personal Tutor system mean that there is always another student or academic member of staff that you can turn to. Peer Guides are second and third year students who are trained to help new students settle-in to university life. Every student is assigned a Personal Tutor, who is a member of staff in your academic school.

Student Services

The Student Services Centre provides a professional support service for students. The services offered include money advice, health and welfare support, advice on private housing, dyslexia support and counselling.

Disability Support

There is also a dedicated Disability team to provide advice and guidance on a range of disability-related matters.

Study Skills

The University's Study Skills Centre offers one to one appointments, workshops and learning resources to help develop the skills needed to succeed at university. The Centre offers help with academic writing, maths and statistics, presentations, reading and research.

Student lifestyle

Clubs & Societies

Our Students' Union clubs and societies were named the best in the UK at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2019!

What’s on offer?

The Students’ Union offers a wide range of student-run clubs and societies – there are around 200 to choose from!

Sport Clubs

The various sport clubs give you an opportunity to train, compete and socialise with fellow club members. You can get involved with traditional sports such as football, rugby, netball and hockey or try something new like quidditch, canoe-polo or sub-aqua!

Societies

The are societies that will compliment your academic studies, such as the Law Society, the Geographical Society; religious societies such as the Christian Union and the Islamic Society and societies to compliment your hobbies and interests like comedy, cooking, photography and drama.

Student membership is free of charge!

Accommodation

We guarantee a room in our halls of residence to all first-year undergraduates who hold Bangor as their Firm Choice and apply before the given deadline.

Our accommodation is self-catered and the majority of our halls are en-suite. All our halls are within walking distance of the main University buildings and city centre.

Accommodation of the highest standard

What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018: Winner, Accommodation

Bangor University’s accommodation was placed third in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2019.

Contact

Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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