Bangor University

Bangor University Bangor LL57 2DG, UK

University Information

Discover Flexibility. Discover Opportunities

Nestled between North Wales’ mountains and the sea, Bangor University offers a remarkable academic experience. With a strong focus on quality teaching and a diverse range of courses spanning arts, humanities, and sciences, the university provides a nurturing learning environment.

Bangor University is a hub for cutting-edge research, equipped with specialised resources such as a research vessel, MRI scanner, climatic chamber, Natural History Museum, and Botanic Gardens. These resources empower researchers to explore the frontiers of knowledge and innovation.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF, 2021), 85% of Bangor’s research earned world-leading or internationally excellent status, ranking the university as the second-highest in Wales for research impact. Bangor University is committed to addressing global challenges and excels in sustainability, low-carbon initiatives, preventative health, technology, innovation, and the arts.

Courses/Subject Area

At Bangor University, postgraduate students can deepen their understanding and gain essential qualifications. Access to subject matter experts and state-of-the-art facilities sets the stage for a rewarding educational journey. Postgraduate research courses offer a unique opportunity to refine research skills alongside peers and dedicated lecturers who share a passion for advancing knowledge.

Flexibly Study

Recognising the diverse demands of students’ lives, Bangor University offers flexibility in postgraduate education. Most postgraduate taught courses are available on both full-time and part-time bases, enabling students to balance their academic pursuits with daily commitments. Additionally, distance learning courses and ‘blended’ courses combine remote and face-to-face study opportunities, providing tailored educational experiences.


Bangor University places employability at the forefront of its educational philosophy, providing resources to help students realise their postgraduate aspirations. Developing personal skills and enhancing employability is essential in today’s competitive job market.


Ensuring accessibility to students from various economic backgrounds, Bangor University offers a range of bursaries and scholarships for both new and returning students, based on merit and need. Flexible payment plans are available to distribute the cost throughout the year, removing financial barriers to academic pursuits.


Student Life

Bangor University fosters a vibrant student life that enriches and fulfils. Undeb Bangor, the Students’ Union, is the heart of student life, offering a diverse selection of over 100 Clubs and Societies, all free to join. Additionally, more than 30 Volunteering Projects provide opportunities to make a positive impact and gain real-world experience. Beyond the campus, Bangor boasts numerous bars, cafes, and outdoor activities, something to suit everyone.

Open Days

Prospective students can gain valuable insights into Bangor University by attending postgraduate Open Days. Engaging with dedicated staff, they can explore academic options, learn about postgraduate funding opportunities, and discover the extensive support available. Bangor University looks forward to welcoming individuals to its vibrant academic community.


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