Pre-Arrival and Welcome Arrangements

  • Online resources providing information on visa applications, budgeting, pre-arrival checklist, and study methods are available. Prospective students can contact an International Student Ambassador for further information on studying and living in Bangor.
  • The International Handbook will be sent to students prior to arrival; this is also available on the university website.
  • Airport pick-up services are provided from Manchester airport.
  • The 'early orientation programme' for international students provides a comprehensive schedule of trips, events and information sessions. It is followed by an annual programme of social trips and events for international students.

English Language Requirements

  • The level of English language required for most degree programmes is IELTS 6.0 (5.5). However, the university offers a range of pre-sessional and general English programmes that require lower IELTS score.
  • The level required will depend on the programme of study and there are few exceptions available.
  • Please refer to the university website for full details of English language requirements.

Accommodation for International Students

  • Guaranteed accommodation for all international students.
  • Accommodation offers single study bedrooms, self-catered shared kitchens, on-site laundrettes, free Wi-Fi, 24-hour security, insurance cover, and a choice of standard shared bathrooms or en-suite rooms.

Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £11,750 £12,250
Mixed £13,300 £13,800
Laboratory £13,300–15,300 £13,800–18,000
Clinical - £13,800
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

What Do International Students Study?