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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 300 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? 85% of Bangor University's research is world-leading or internationally excellent according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. Our Students love us too. The Complete University Guide 2022 results place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 30 universities for student satisfaction.

We guarantee you a room in our award winning accommodation. In 2022, Bangor University's accommodation was ranked No.3 in the WhatUni 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, world leading research, affordable living, and free clubs and societies: what’s not to love?



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Programs

Bachelor's degree
Business
Human Resources Delivery method Length Location
Management with Human Resource Management On campus 3 years Bangor
Marketing
Marketing On campus 3 years Bangor
Marketing (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Design
Media Design
Computer Science With Game Design On campus 3 years Bangor
Product Design
Product Design (English Medium) On campus 3 years Bangor
Economics & Finance
Accounting
Accounting and Banking On campus 3 years Bangor
Accounting and Finance On campus 3 years Bangor
Accounting and Finance (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Accounting and Management On campus 3 years Bangor
Economics
Economics On campus 3 years Bangor
Economics and Finance On campus 3 years Bangor
Finance
Banking and Finance On campus 3 years Bangor
Banking and Finance (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
Education
Teaching
Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status (English-Medium Course) On campus 3 years Bangor
Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Engineering with Foundation Year On campus 4 years Bangor
Health Sciences
Allied Health
Childhood and Youth Studies On campus 3 years Bangor
Childhood and Youth Studies and Psychology On campus 3 years Bangor
English Language for Speech and Language Therapy On campus 3 years Bangor
Dentistry
Dental Hygiene On campus 2 years Bangor
Medical Studies
Biomedical Science On campus 3 years Bangor
Biomedical Science with Foundation Year On campus 4 years Bangor
Medical Biology On campus 3 years Bangor
Medical Sciences On campus 3 years Bangor
Nursing Studies
Adult Nursing On campus 3 years Bangor
Children’s Nursing On campus 3 years Bangor
Learning Disability Nursing On campus 3 years Bangor
Mental Health Nursing On campus 3 years Bangor
Public Health
Health & Social Care On campus 3 years Bangor
Sexual & Reproductive Health
Midwifery On campus 3 years Bangor
Humanities
Cultural Studies
Heritage, Archaeology and History On campus 3 years Bangor
History
History On campus 3 years Bangor
History (with Foundation Year) On campus 4 years Bangor
History and Archaeology On campus 3 years Bangor
History and English Literature On campus 3 years Bangor
History and Music On campus 3 years Bangor
Medieval and Early Modern History On campus 3 years Bangor
Modern and Contemporary History On campus 3 years Bangor
Welsh and History On campus 3 years Bangor
Welsh and Welsh History On campus 3 years Bangor
Language Studies
Modern Languages On campus 4 years Bangor

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Scholarships & funding

Bursaries and scholarships worth over £1M are available for new and returning students. Individual scholarships available valued at £10,000.

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Events

Open Days at Bangor University

Book your place at on On-campus or Virtual Open Day

We can’t wait to welcome you on campus for our autumn Open Days.

The Open Days are a great way for you to get to know Bangor University and find out what we have to offer. 

We may have to adapt the programme slightly to do some things differently, but you will still be able to find out more about your chosen course by attending subject presentations, as well as view the campus and accommodation.  

There will also be plenty of opportunities throughout the day for you to meet staff and current students to get a feel for the extraordinary experience that awaits if you choose Bangor University.

Event dates:

Date:   10/9/2022    Time:   9:30 AM - 4:30 PM   On-campus Learn more
Date:   10/30/2022    Time:   9:30 AM - 4:30 PM   On-campus Learn more
Date:   11/26/2022    Time:   9:30 AM - 4:30 PM   On-campus Learn more

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Why study at Bangor University

A top 10 university

The Complete University Guide 2021 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 Top 15 in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2020.

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

The Complete University Guide (2021)

World ranking 160th for Top 200

Times Higher Education World Ranking (2021)

Top 10 UK University for Top 35 

Guardian University League Table 2021

Top 10 in the UK based on StudentCrowd Reviews

StudentCrowd Review 2021

Student services & facilities

  • Pontio - Arts and Innovation Centre, includes a mid-scale theatre, cinema, students union, learning and teaching spaces, student lounges, cafes and food outlets.
  • Ocean-going research ship
  • Natural History Museum
  • One of the most noteworthy archival and rare book collections held by a university in Wales
  • Botanial gardens and a research farm and field centre

Campuses

Bangor College China

Bangor College China (BCC), is a prestigious Joint School established by Bangor University (BU), in Wales, UK and the Central South University of Forestry and Technology (CSUFT), in Hunan Province, China.

BIBF Bahrain

Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) has a long-standing established partnership with Bangor University. BIBF offer H.E. Diplomas, which are quality assured and validated by Bangor University. The Bangor University graduate program at BIBF is one of the most successful undergraduate programs in Bahrain. A combination of the exceptional academic program and the unparalleled learning environment at BIBF have lent to the success of the degree. Graduates are also favoured by the local banking industry.

MDIS Malaysia

MDIS is a Bangor University franchise partner (since 2013) whom deliver Bangor University degree programs in Malaysia for undergraduate courses within the School of Business.

MDIS Singapore

MDIS is a Bangor University franchise partner (since 2013) whom deliver Bangor University degree programs in Singapore for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the School of Business.

MDIS Tashkent-Uzbekistan

MDIS Tashkent is a Bangor University partner (since 2013) who deliver degree programs validated by Bangor University.

Student lifestyle

Clubs and Societies

Our Students' Union clubs and societies were named 2nd in the UK at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2020!

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 have two accommodation villages in Bangor and both within walking distance of the city centre and main university departments. St Mary's Village and Ffriddoedd Village offer a range of room types including standard rooms, en-suite, studio, townhouses, postgraduate, and rooms for students with additional needs.

Features include:

  • Individual single study bedrooms.
  • Female only, alcohol-free and quiet accommodation available.
  • Choice of en-suite private bathroom or shared bathrooms.
  • Fully equipped self-catered facilities, allowing you to prepare your own meals.
  • Option to purchase meals on-campus at a variety of cafes/restaurants.
  • Senior Wardens on duty, plus, a team of friendly student 'Mentors' and 24/7 Security Staff (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
  • All-inclusive rent includes internet, heating, electricity, water bills, all maintenance and contents insurance.
  • Rent also includes gym membership and Campus Life events programme. Campus Life events include sports events, movie nights, BBQ's, cooking classes, quiz nights, exciting trips etc to help students get the most from their time in Halls.

Reviews

Average rating 4.9

Based on 41 reviews.

Hafiz M.U.Y.
I'm graduated in agriculture major in forestry. I want further study in forestry. kindly guide me. Thank you.
Imcindy
This education is very good and hopefully it can help my future career.
Maha A
The academic teaching quality at Bangor University is very high. Personally, I have studied in many different countries and it is obvious to see that the academic teaching at Bangor is definitely supportive and very useful. I really did learn a lot and I enjoyed studying here in Bangor University.

Contact

Bangor University

Bangor University
LL57 2DG Bangor Gwynedd
United Kingdom

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Based on 41 reviews.