Created under the auspices of a Co-operation Agreement between Bangor University (BU) and the Central South University of Forestry & Technology (CSUFT); Bangor College China (BCC), is a Joint School established in Changsha, Hunan Province, China.
BCC offers BU undergraduate degree programmes, which are taught through the medium of English. Students enrol on a 4-year degree programme and have the option of transferring to Bangor to in Years 2 and 3 to complete their degree.
A third of the teaching at BCC is carried out by BU staff, and the remaining teaching is carried out by academic staff based at BCC full-time.
Students based at BCC are Bangor Students. They are provided with a Bangor email account, and have access to the Library resources, online learning resources (which are also accessed by BU-based students), IT support and the Students' Union.
On completion of their course, students will receive a degree certificate from both BU and CSUFT (what is known as a dual degree programme). The degree programmes offered through BCC are subject to UK and Chinese Quality Assurance regulations.
"At Bangor College China, the focus is not only upon the learning aspects but also to improve problem solving skills which help us improve our standing in this competitive world." - Li Yuxuan, student at Bangor College China