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Bangor University

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THE World Ranking: 301

Bangor University, with over 11,000 students and 650 teaching staff, offers study options in across 23 academic schools.

  • 3 Year bachelor’s degrees, which are equal to US degrees
  • 1 Year Master’s degrees - finish your Master’s in 4 years tota
  • FAFSA/US Loans/GI Bill eligible
  • Low cost location, tuition, and excellent scholarships
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Dedicated to academic excellence for more than 130 years, Bangor University is one of the oldest and most prestigious degree awarding institutions in the UK.

Situated between the mountains of Snowdonia National Park and the Ocean, Bangor boasts the “Best UK University Setting” (The Independent). It’s a small, safe, affordable location with excellent academics, easy rail connections to London, Liverpool, Manchester, and a quick ferry to Dublin.  Bangor is a very green institution with a vibrant student body with a high satisfaction rate (1st in Wales, 7th in the UK).

  • Among the top 2% of global higher education institutions
  • Top-50 UK University – Times University League table 2015
  • Top-10 UK University for Teaching Quality– Times University League Table 2016
  • No. 2 in the UK for Courses and Lectures - WhatUni Student Awards 2016
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Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

5.5

Undergraduate

5.5

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Departments

College of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Schools in the College of Health and Behavioural Sciences With over 3,000 students and 300 academic and administrative staff, the College consists of four academic schools: The  School of Psychology  is one of the largest in the...

College of Natural Science

The College of Natural Sciences  (CNS) at Bangor University is one of the leading centres in the UK for teaching and research in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Geography, and Ocean Sciences. The College strives to educate and train a new...

Key facts and figures at Bangor University

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: HESA

105 International student nationalities at this university

FEEL AT HOME INDEX
Source: HESA

2.97% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: THE

301

TEACHING

25.2%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

81.3%

INDUSTRY INCOME

33.6%

RESEARCH

21.9%

CITATIONS

65.9%
QS World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: QS

411

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016
Source: ARWU

401

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

£11000

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

£5058

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

£12990

POSTGRADUATE

£13520

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

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Alaa, Iraq 5

It is just perfect

I made a significant search and asked graduates from different universities in the UK and I made a decision that Bangor is my best choice to do my PhD due to the friendly enviroment and being an active university.

I made a significant search and asked graduates from different universities in the UK and I made a decision that Bangor is my best choice to do my PhD due to the friendly enviroment and being an active university.

N, UK 4

Great! Apart from the people I have to live with

Rethink and rethink again whether this person / these people are the ones you would actually want to go home to. Think it through thoroughly!!!! You will regret so much if you don't. Also, when choosing a house, make sure the landlord is professional and responsible in handling personal situations you m read full review

Rethink and rethink again whether this person / these people are the ones you would actually want to go home to. Think it through thoroughly!!!! You will regret so much if you don't. Also, when choosing a house, make sure the landlord is professional and responsible in handling personal situations you may encounter. Other than that, the university and the location in itself are terrific! show less

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