Postgraduate Courses at Bangor University

Postgraduate Student Profiles

Kate Isherwood – Consumer Psychology with Business

Kate Isherwood, 21, is from Preston, and is studying MSc Consumer Psychology with Business here at Bangor University.

I chose Bangor because on every league table I was looking at Bangor was near the top and I fell in love with the fact it was so small and safe place. I love the fact one day you could be up a mountain and the next on the beach.

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Mansour Bagheri – PhD in Psychology

Mansour Bagheri from Iran in studying a PhD in Psychology and is an International Student Ambassador.

Bangor is one of the best Universities, not only in UK but also in the world, to study Psychology. So, how could I not choose Bangor?

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Ben Bowden-Pickstock – Psychological Research

Ben Bowden-Pickstock, 22 years old from Cambridge and is currently studying for an MSc in Psychological Research.

I came to visit for a university Open Day and fell in love with the location. I found it an invaluable experience as I got some great advice from previous students regarding the course I wanted to take.

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Rebecca Butler – PhD in English

Rebecca Butler, 27, from Ireland, is currently in the second year of her PhD researching British women travellers and the Italian Risorgimento in the early-to-mid Victorian period in the School of English.

While a lot of my work depends on individual research, the School of English has excellent support structures in place to keep me motivated and integrated in the department.

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Areerat Sura-Amonrattana – International Marketing

Areerat is from Thailand and is studying an MBA in International Marketing.

The university has been a good support to me since my first day at the airport pick up. All Bangor’s staff are friendly. I always feel free to ask questions.

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Elizabeth Macmanus – Psychology with Neuropsychology

Elizabeth McManus, 21, from Bolton studied BSc Psychology with Neuropsychology degree

When I began researching the area I absolutely fell in love with it and the department came across as very welcoming and hands on, as well as incredible at what they do.

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Katherine Betteridge – PhD in Composition

Katherine Betteridge, is 35 and from Halifax, West Yorkshire. Katherine is studying for her PhD in Composition.

Out of all the universities I looked at, Bangor’s music department seemed to be the one that would really look after me – and they did! I can’t quite bring myself to leave!

Louise Patricia Brown – Psychology

Louise Patricia Brown is 22 and from Rhyl, North Wales. She is currently studying MSc Psychology here at Bangor University.

She graduated with a degree in Bsc Psychology, at Bangor University.

Bangor offers a beautiful landscape and a close knit town! I chose to study here because it was perfect for my situation.

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Oluwaseun Medayedupin

Oluwaseun studied BSc Economics in Covenant University, Nigeria before coming to Bangor to study MSc Management and Finance.

I’m glad I came to Bangor University, with the scenic views, serene environment for studies and the best student support service, Bangor University is the best place to be.

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Monalisa Ofure Odibo – PhD in Law

Monalisa Ofure Odibo is 26 years old and from Nigeria. She's studying for a PhD in Law (Alternative Dispute Resolution) within the School of Law.

The University has first class Student Support Services and International Educational Centre - from the day you receive your admissions letter to your arrival at the airport and finally your graduation ceremony.

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Mina Tajvidi – PhD in Management Studies

Mina is studying a PhD in Management Studies at Bangor and is an International Student Ambassador for the University. Mina is from Iran.

I will miss cosy and friendly Bangor. I will miss many lovely international friends I have made whilst here. I will miss everything about Bangor!

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Charu Dada – EdD Education Studies

Charu Dada is studying an EdD in Education Studies and is an International Student Ambassador for the University.

For me the best thing about living in Bangor is the peaceful, quiet, beautiful views of the Snowdonia Mountains and the sea.

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Alejandra Vergara-Peña – PhD in Ocean Sciences

Alejandra Vergara-Peña is 27 and from Colombia. He's currently studying a PhD in Ocean Sciences and is an International Ambassador for the University.

Bangor is a place where you can find all you need. You will find a good/beautiful environment or landscape, you will find good lectures and a study system that thinks about every single student, supporting them all the way.

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Dhaifallah Alotaibi – PhD in Modern History

Dhaifallah from Saudi Arabia is studying a PhD in Modern History at Bangor.

Bangor University is your best choice as you can learn a lot, get sundry useful academic knowledge, make good friends with teachers and locals, and enrich your life experiences.

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Helena Robinson – PhD in Zoology

Helena Robinson, 28, from Guernsey is studying for her PhD in Zoology.

I really enjoy living in north Wales as I am a keen climber and fell runner. It is one of the few places in the UK where you can work doing interesting and important research and get out into the mountains after work.

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Rana Tajvidi – PhD Management studies and Marketing

Rana Tajvidi is 33 years old and from Iran. Rana is studying a PhD in Management Studies and Marketing

Bangor is a very small, peaceful, green city with lovely nice people. I can say it's an amazing city for living as a student.

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Madiha Zaheer – International Commercial and Business Law

Madiha from Pakistan is an International Student Ambassador and is currently studying at the School of Law.

People here are really friendly and helpful. It’s a small city and a convenient place to live.

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Chanjing Liu – PhD in Translation Studies

Chanjing Liu is studying a PhD in Translation Studies and is also an International Ambassador for the University.

In Bangor, everything is within reach. The living expense is low. The local people are friendly. The best thing is the peace, which you can hardly get while living in big cities.

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Peter Jingcheng – PhD in English Literature

Peter is 28 years old and from China. he's studying a PhD in English Literature in the School of English and is an International Ambassador for the University.

I have always been encouraged to express my ideas freely and critically and get involved in various kinds of discussions and workshops. On my course it is marvellous and joyful to be able to share different critical ideas.

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Recep Gorgulu – PhD Sport Psychology

International Student Ambassador Recep Gorgulu is from Turkey and is studying for a PhD at Bangor.

Come to visit for an Open Day and you will definitely decide to come to Bangor.

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Alaa Al-Halbosy – PhD in English Literature

Alaa is from Iraq and is studying a PhD in English Literature. Alaa is an International Student Ambassador for the University.

Regarding the lectures, the university has very professional staff in different majors which help improve the level of the students, with very informative lectures and materials.

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Catherine Chen – Conservation and Land Management

Catherine Chen, is 28 years old and from Singapore, is currently studying MSc in Conservation and Land Management here at Bangor University.

I’ve chosen to study in Bangor as it’s very close to nature and being a very small town means that it’s not difficult to reach different places on foot within fifteen to twenty minutes.

Ben Price – Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology

Ben Price, 21, from Birmingham, is currently studying Msc Applied Sport Physiology here at Bangor University.

I decided to go to the Open Day at Bangor and I was blown away by the stunning scenery and how nice the peer guides were.

Christina Les – PhD in Modern Languages

Christina Les, is 28 years old and from North Yorkshire, is currently studying a PhD in Modern Languages here at Bangor University.

If you want to study in a small, friendly university in a small, friendly town, with a national park on your doorstep, this is the place for you. AND it’s not as remote as people think – we’re close to Liverpool and Manchester, and London is only 3 ½ hours away if you need a dose of the big city.

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Emma Dixon – Consumer Psychology with Business

Emma Dixon, is 21 years old and from Leicestershire, is currently studying MSc in Consumer Psychology with Business here at Bangor University.

I chose to study here because of the great course, and department, as well as the environment.

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Victor Ebuele – PhD in Chemistry

Victor is 28 and from Nigeria. He's studying a PhD in Chemistry and is an International Ambassador for the University.

Yes, the University has been very supportive with their very interactive website and seminars organised by the student support service.

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