The School of Medical Sciences is the focus for medical
education and research at Bangor University. The School offers postgraduate
degrees and short courses for healthcare and allied professionals as
well as a range of medical research opportunities.
The School of Medical Sciences is an integral member
of the North Wales
Clinical School (NWCS). The NWCS is a partnership between the Higher
Education Institutions which operate in North Wales and the
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The NWCS aims to provide
a collaborative approach to medical education and research within the
The School of Medical Sciences forms part of the College
of Health and Behavioural Sciences. The College of Health and Behavioural
Sciences, with over 3000 students and 300 academic and administrative
staff, boasts a very strong research, and teaching ethos that translates
into excellent courses.
Bangor University prides itself on its student care
and is firmly established in a number of independent surveys as among
the top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction. Bangor is situated on
the north Wales coast between the mountains of Snowdonia and the sea,
making it one of the most attractive university cities in the UK. It
boasts excellent transport links with the rest of the UK and has a reputation
as a multi-cultural, multi-lingual, safe and friendly city, which hosts
over 8,000 students drawn from across the globe.