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Bangor University features world-leading research, informing Gold-standard teaching (TEF 2017) in a university set between the mountains and the sea in north Wales – one of the top regions of the world to visit, according to Lonely Planet. It offers a wide range of taught courses and research programmes, at a traditional university (est. 1884) with modern facilities, excellent student support and satisfaction, and good accommodation.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,702 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 59%
  • Part Time 41%

Domicile

  • UK 57%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 38%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Psychology 75 410 485
Accounting & Finance 20 430 450
Education 20 315 335
Agriculture & Forestry 40 170 210
Nursing 15 175 190
Business & Management Studies 10 150 160
Biological Sciences 40 60 100
Geography & Environmental Science 30 60 90
Law 10 65 75
Sports Science 30 40 70
Sociology 15 50 65
Other 20 30 50
Linguistics 15 30 45
Chemistry 35 10 45
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 20 15 40
Music 15 20 40
History 20 15 35
Philosophy 30 0 30
English 15 10 25
Marketing 0 25 25
Medicine 0 25 25
Computer Science 10 10 20
Creative Writing 10 5 20
Social Work 5 15 15
Communication & Media Studies 5 5 10
Archaeology 5 5 10
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 10 10
Social Policy 5 10 10
Celtic Studies 5 5 5
Theology & Religious Studies 5 0 5
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5
Anatomy & Physiology 5 0 5
Art & Design 0 5 5
Anthropology 5 0 5
Economics 5 0 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 4,260–9,000
Mixed 6,950–8,400
Laboratory 7,700–11,950
Clinical -
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
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

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.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • While accommodation is not guaranteed, the recently regenerated St Mary's student 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 sports centre, Canolfan Brailsford.