Bangor University

Established in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on the student experience. Around 10,000 students currently study at the University, with teaching staff based within ten Academic Schools.

The University offers hundreds of highly rated courses across the arts, humanities and sciences. It prides itself on the quality of the teaching, and the courses and lecturers were rated second in the UK at the What Uni Student Choice Awards 2018.

bangor business school
Image courtesy of Bangor University

Top 20 in the UK for Teaching Quality

The Times and Sunday Times League Table 2019

Bangor University is ranked in the top 40 in the UK for research (Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014). The REF recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally excellent, ahead of the average for UK universities.

No. 1 UK University for Research in the field of Banking

RePEc August 2021

The facilities at the university extend well beyond teaching spaces, IT rooms, labs and libraries. Bangor has its own Botanical Gardens, Museum and research ship.

bangor university 53
Image courtesy of Bangor University

Top 10 UK University for Student Satisfaction

The Complete University Guide 2021

Student life at Bangor University is vibrant and diverse with more than 200 Students’ Union Clubs and Societies, covering a range of interests, activities and sports. Student membership is free.

2nd in the UK for Clubs and Societies

WhatUni 2020

Students are given help and support from the moment they arrive. The Student Services Centre provides advice and guidance on matters from money and housing to disability support, counselling, dyslexia, study skills and local faith provision.

Every year hundreds of second and third year students are trained as Peer Guides to welcome new students to Bangor and provide practical advice to help them settle-in.

Top 25 – UK University for Student Support

WhatUni 2020

The University recognises the value of employability skills. All undergraduate students can choose to take part in a voluntary two-week work placement in their second year, or even take a voluntary Work Placement Year.

Top 25 UK University for Job Prospects

WhatUni 2020

First year and international students are guaranteed accommodation in our award winning halls.

Top 15 in the UK for Student Accommodation

WhatUni 2020

Bangor’s unrivalled location, on the coast at the foot of the Snowdonia Mountain range has been described as “one of the most attractive study destinations in the UK” (Sunday Times University Guide) and ‘the best university setting in the UK’ (Independent newspaper), providing access to a fantastic lifestyle and range of activities. In 2016 North Wales was named as the 4th best region in the world to visit by the travel guide Lonely Planet, due to its stunning location and “shiny new adventure sports facilities”.

main arts night shot2
Image courtesy of Bangor University

Bangor University is committed to sustainable development and global citizenship. It aims to promote sustainability in research, business and enterprise activities. Much of what it does is based on the desire to bring sustainability to life, whether through teaching, research or public engagement.

Courses Offered

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Management
  • Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Sports Science

University Campus

  • Bangor, United Kingdom

Apply with JM

Institution Form