Bangor University is situated on the coast of North Wales, some 450 kilometers northwest of London.
With more than 10,000 students from more than 85 countries, it provides a diverse and friendly atmosphere.
The University is made up of three colleges that house 14 academic schools, as well as more than fifty independent research centers that offer courses covering the Arts, Humanities and Sciences.
The latest National Student Survey places Bangor University in the top 15 in the UK for student satisfaction and the highest in Wales. Bangor University is now one of the top 40 educational universities in the UK, following the findings of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with more than half of Bangor's public schools ranking top 20 in the UK for quality education.
Graduate outcomes for Bangor University indicate that, six months after leaving university, 94 per cent of students are working or studying further.
The university main campus is in Bangor and also has part of its School of Healthcare Sciences in Wrexham.
Bangor is an attractive, student-centered city in northern Wales, set between the mountains and the sea. It has been described as the best university setting in the United Kingdom. In 2016, North Wales was named the 4th best place in the world to visit by the Lonely Planet travel guide due to its beautiful location and its brand new adventure sports facilities.
The famous island of Anglesey is easily accessible and the beaches are a hot spot for surfers. Bangor also has the longest high street in Wales, with a range of small businesses, boutiques and chain stores.
Bangoor University offers first-year accommodation to students who choose Bangor as their Firm Preference and apply before the deadline.
Bangor University's accommodation was ranked the best in the UK at the Which Uni Student Choice Awards 2018. Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey also places Bangor University in the top 10 in the UK for accommodation in 2018.
Arts and Innovation Centre
The new Arts and Innovation Centre, Pontio, houses the Students’ Union as well as a cinema, theatre, lounges, cafes and food outlets. It also has great facilities for outdoor and indoor sports, including:
Bangor University has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Bangor University offers various scholarships and awards for aiding the education of its deserving aspirants. The institute has over 3.4 Million GBP in scholarships and bursaries as awards for its aspirants. Some of the available studentships provided as financial support for international students looking to study in the UK are as mentioned below.
|Scholarship||Amount (in GBP)||Eligibility||Deadline|
|Vice-Chancellor Scholarships||50% of the Tuition Fee||For Undergraduates: Grades equivalent of GCE A-level A grade students; for postgraduates: Equivalent of a UK 1st class Bachelor’s degree||Submit scholarship application on or before 1 May 2020|
|Dean Scholarships||4,000 (undergraduate) and 5,000 for graduate students||For Undergraduates: Grades equivalent of GCE A-level A grade students; For Postgraduates: Equivalent of a UK 1st class Bachelor’s degree||Submit scholarship application on or before 1 May 2020|
|International Scholarships||3,000||These scholarships are awarded purely on University’s discretion based on course choice, academic performance, personal statement, etc.||Admission applications are considered for the same.|
The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.
For Course Specific Entry Requirements, Click HERE.
|Type of University||Public|
|Rank||Top 10 UK University for Student Satisfaction (2019)|
|Intake Season||January and September|
|Number of Programs available||250 undergraduate and over 150 graduate|
|Test Scores Accepted||IELTS or equivalent|
|Graduate Employment Rate||93%|
|Financial Aid||Available as Scholarships and Awards|
Fee for the available programs varies for different courses as per their level and type. Tuition fee for some of the popular courses has been compiled as follows:
|Name of Program||Tuition Fee (September 2020, in GBP, per year)|
|Arts and Humanities||14,500|
|Business, Economics, Management & Marketing||14,800|
|Name of Program||Taught-based programs fee (in GBP, per year)||Research-based programs fee (in GBP, per year)|
|Arts and Humanities||15,000||14,500|
|MBA/ Business Studies||17,000||16,800|
International students are highly advised to have an idea of the expenses required to survive in a foreign land. While it is difficult to reveal an exact amount required, a rough estimated amount required for accommodation, travel and stay for aspirants looking to study in the UK is around 900 to 1100 GBP, per month for a single student living in Bangor.
A detailed list of expenses would look something like as has been tabulated below:
|Type of Expenditure||Cost (in GBP, per month)|
|Phone and Internet||27|