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 Bangor, United Kingdom

A long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience

Bangor University. Discover more flexibility. Discover more opportunities.

Bangor University offers an experience unlike any other, based between the mountains and the sea in North Wales, the campus is surrounded by a breathtaking natural landscape.

An education to complement your lifestyle

Bangor University believes in delivering the highest quality teaching, and a commitment to flexibility that allows you to tailor your education. Most postgraduate taught courses are offered on full-time and part-time basis, empowering you to integrate your studies into your life. A selection of distance learning courses, as well as 'blended' programs that combine remote and face-to-face study opportunities are available.

Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience.

World-leading Research

As a university which provides strong support for research activities, there are several subject related specialist resources such as a research vessel, MRI Scanner, climatic chamber, Natural History Museum and Botanic Gardens. The last Research Excellence Framework (REF, 2021) recognised 85% of Bangor’s research as being either world leading or internationally excellent.

Impressive Facilities

The University has an impressive range of learning resources and facilities, including an extensive collection of books and journals; over 1000 computers for student use, a number of 24-hour access PC rooms, social learning spaces and state-of-the-art research and learning facilities.

Scholarships and Bursaries

Bangor is keen to demonstrate its longstanding belief that further education should be available to students from all economic backgrounds. Each year, a range of scholarships and bursaries are awarded to new and returning students on both merit-based and needs-based criteria. Alternatively, flexible payment plans mean you can spread the cost of your qualification over the year.

Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience.

Student Life

Students tend to settle in quickly and get to know people easily due to Bangor’s size and friendly nature. Much of the social calendar derives from Students’ Union activities with over 150 clubs, societies and volunteering projects. Clubs and Societies are FREE to join at Bangor so you can join as many as you like. There is plenty to do in Bangor with bars, cafes and lots of outdoor activities a stone's throw away for those seeking adventure.

Student Support

From Welcome Week onwards, you'll be given as much help and support as possible with health and welfare matters as well as your academic work. Each student is given a Personal Tutor at Bangor, an academic member of staff who you can turn to throughout your time at university. Student Services & Administration provides support to students on a range of matters concerned with life as a student.


There are dedicated halls of residence for Postgraduate students at Bangor where you’ll be placed with other Postgraduate students. You’ll have the choice of two residential villages situated on either side of the main university buildings.

History & Archaeology (19) Linguistics & Classics (23) Psychology (31) Business & Management (5) Communication & Media Studies (7) Agriculture (1) Biological Sciences (4) Environmental Sciences (13) Geography (17) Computer Science (8) Engineering (12) Economics (10) Nursing & Health (27) Medicine (26) Finance (14) Creative Arts & Design (9) Physics (29) Law (22) Sociology (33) Social Work (32) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Education (11) Philosophy (28) Theology & Religious Studies (34) Anthropology (2) Mathematics (25) Politics & Government (30) Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Information Services (20) Chemistry (6)

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