Bangor University

Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research (excluding specialist institutions and single-submission universities). Bangor University is committed to being known globally as The Sustainable University. The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey placed Bangor within the top 15 universities in the UK for student experience.

Distance Learning Courses

Agriculture & Forestry (3)
Humanities (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Business & Management (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



  • Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of excellence and exceeds expectations, both for academic standards and student experience.


  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate
  • PhD/MPhil Research Project Opportunities
  • January Start courses
  • Language Courses and Qualifications
  • Summer School Programmes


he role of the Research and Enterprise Office (REO) is to:

  • provide an integrated research support service for all Bangor University researchers
  • support the delivery of the University’s Research and Enterprise Strategies
  • identify research opportunities and potential funders for Bangor University researchers
  • support Research Excellence and the delivery of impact from Bangor University research
  • support researchers in building sustainable relationships with local, regional and national business partners
  • promote, co-ordinate and support the delivery of Bangor University’s Business and Enterprise activities
  • ensure that all research and enterprise expenditure is eligible and auditable


  • Our Careers and Employability Service is recognised nationally as being one of the most active careers services in the UK. The Bangor Employability Award offers free opportunities to gain the skills and experiences employers want and need based on up-to-date research.
  • 90% of our graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduation – DLHE survey 2013/14


Student services

The International Student Support Office is here to help you get the best out of Bangor. We can provide advice and guidance on a range of welfare related matters to all international students and their families.

Support is available to you from acceptance to graduation and beyond.

Housing services

The University has about 3,000 accommodation places available in Bangor. Our halls are situated at Ffriddoedd Village, St Mary's Village and Neuadd Garth.

All accommodation is self-catered and most of our rooms are en-suite. Standard rooms are available in some halls.

Library services

  • Main Arts Library
  • Adeilad Deiniol Library
  • Normal Site Library
  • Health Studies Library, Wrexham
  • On-line Library services

ICT services

Wi-fi access in all our libraries as well as study support rooms with assistive technology equipment and Braille embossers.

Student Life

Sports facilities

  • We have excellent sports and recreation facilities, made even better by a recent multi-million pound investment programme, which saw the Canolfan Brailsford Sports Centre completely redeveloped.

Student clubs

  • At Bangor there are around 150 Students’ Union Clubs and Societies, covering a range of interests, activities and sports. Student membership is free – which means all students can take advantage of the extra-curricular opportunities offered.


  • ICF Accredited courses

Bangor, Wales, United Kingdom