About The University

Established in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of excellence and exceeds expectations, both for academic standards and student experience. A strong, confident institution recognised regionally, nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence for its varied portfolio of teaching and research, and for the unique, multicultural, inclusive experience it provides for its staff and students.

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 fourteen Academic Schools. Bangor University’s research has been ranked highly in the Government’s most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2021), with 85% judged to be world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

The University provides a wide range of resources to help you achieve your graduate ambitions. Developing your personal skills and enhancing your employability while at university is key in today’s job market.

A wide range of courses
Our courses will help to set you on the right path for a successful career. You can choose to study from courses across the sciences, arts, business, law and humanities. We have a variety of learning pathways, including degree apprenticeships and foundation degrees and you can combine your love of two different subjects by opting for a joint honours degree. Every new undergraduate student can gain work experience as part of their degree. This can range from a two-week placement to a year out between Years 2 and 3 of your degree.

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