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Postgraduate Opportunities

Please click on the links below for information about postgraduate opportunities, courses, resources and contacts at Bangor.

Funded Opportunities for Postgraduate Study at Bangor

  • Postgraduate Scholarships and Studentships at Bangor: Please visit here for current opportunities at Bangor. These may include Research Council funded studentships, Bangor University's Anniversary Research Scholarships, Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS) and other Postgraduate opportunities.

Sources of Funding for Postgraduate Study

  • Research Professional - an on-line service to which Bangor University subscribes. It provides information on funding calls not only from the major funders such as the UK Research Councils, but other lesser known organisations and charities.
  • Centre for Careers and Opportunities: Information about further study and funding sources. Please visit here.
  • Student Services: Information about postgraduate finance. Please visit here.
  • Student Finance: Information about postgraduate funding and funded courses. Please visit here.
  • Funded Courses: Awards funded by academic schools. Please visit here.
  • is a website that brings together all the different types of funding for intending postgraduates in one place, so you can view funding from general sources alongside university opportunities and funding.
  • CASE Studentships: A CASE studentship is a full-time PhD studentship during which the student enhances their training by spending a certain amount of time (anything between three and eighteen months during the life of the entire project) with an external co-operating organisation outside the academic environment. Please visit here for more information.
  • British Council: Please visit here.
  • British Council: Support For International Science, Technology and Engineering Research (SISTER)
  • Chevening Scholarships: are prestigious awards available to international students for study in the United Kingdom.
  • Commonwealth Scholarship Commission: Postgraduate Study in the United Kingdom
  • Mantais - Welsh Medium Teaching Development Centre: The postgraduate scholarships scheme.
  • Nuffield Foundation: - Undergraduate Research Bursaries: Offered annually for science undergraduates considering research as a career.
  • PhD Fellowships for eligible registered health professionals: The Research Capacity Building Collaboration (RCBC) Wales is a partnership between six HEIs in Wales to build research capacity in nursing, midwifery and the Allied Health professions. Please visit here.
  • Daiwa Foundation Tohoku Scholarships in partnership with British Council in Japan: In response to the 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in the north east of Japan, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, in partnership with the British Council in Japan, has launched a £250,000 scholarship fund to support Japanese students from the Tohoku region. Please visit here
    * The application deadline is the 31st of August 2011.

Information for Current Bangor University Students

UK Research Councils


The Educational Grants Advisory Service (EGAS)

    • EGAS provides information and advice on funding for post-16 education
      They can help:
      * Individuals who wish to enter post-16 education or training who are resident in the UK
      * Residents of the European Economic Area (EEA) studying in the UK
      * Overseas students in the UK who are coming to the end of their course
      They cannot help:
      * Overseas students, from outside the European Economic Area (EEA), who are making contact with them from their country of origin.
      * Anyone who wishes to study outside the UK.

The Graduate Junction

    • The Graduate Junction is a new website providing Masters, Doctoral and Postdoctoral researchers working in any field all over the world with an easy way of making contact and communicating with other researchers who share their research interests no matter which department, institution or country they work in.

Useful Contacts

    1) Michael Rogerson
    Postgraduate Marketing Officer
    Bangor University
    Bangor, Gwynedd. LL57 2DG

    Tel: +44 (0) 1248 383648
    Fax: +44 (0) 1248 383268

    2) School Directors of Postgraduate Study
    The list of School Directors of Postgraduate Study can be found here.

3) Information for Prospective Post-graduate Research Students
For planning your postgraduate study at Bangor, here are some contact points for your information.



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