Student Accommodation

  • While accommodation is not guaranteed, regeneration at the university's St Mary’s student accommodation village includes five new halls dedicated to housing postgraduate students.
  • All students living in university-owned accommodation also receive free membership of the university's newly refurbished sports centre, Canolfan Brailsford.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,400–8,700
Mixed £6,650–7,300
Laboratory £7,300–11,650
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Bangor offers discounted tuition fees for its Home/EU alumni, and further bursary and scholarship initiatives are offered by individual academic schools. There are generous university-wide scholarship packages for international students.


  • The majority of master's courses comprise a research element equivalent to at least one-third of the total course credits. 
  • Research master’s degrees are also increasingly offered, allowing students to conduct their master’s degree either mainly or entirely by research, preparing them for doctoral level research or research-orientated careers.
  • PhD programmes are offered in each of the university’s 22 academic schools.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

2,388 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 59%
  • Part Time 41%


  • UK 52%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 42%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 40 715 750
Biological sciences 185 440 625
Education 15 375 390
Agriculture & related subjects 40 140 180
Physical sciences 60 70 130
Subjects allied to medicine 20 105 125
Languages 60 55 110
Social studies 20 65 85
Law 15 60 70
Creative arts & design 20 45 70
Historical & philosophical studies 30 30 60
Computer science 15 15 30
Engineering & technology 15 10 20
Mass communications & documentation 5 5 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: