Why study with us?

  • 95% of health research at Bangor University was recognised as world-leading and internationally excellent by REF 2014.
  • Ranked 1st in the UK for Radiography and 3rd for Nursing in the Complete University Guide 2018.
  • Bangor University is rated Gold for "outstanding teaching" (2017 Teaching Excellence Framework).
  • We offer a range of CPD courses, hosted at both our Bangor and Wrexham sites, aimed at health and care professionals and students. 
  • Courses can be studied in a variety of ways and taken at a pace that suits applicants circumstances.
  • Modules can be taken as standalone courses or as part of a pathway depending on applicants aspirations and needs.
  • Bangor Institute for Health & Medical Research (BIHMR), activity links with research teams across the UK to support trials in dementia, cancer, neonatal health, oral health and an intervention for adult male offenders.
  • We have positive links with the local University Health Board (BCUHB) and other care providers in North Wales, and North West England.
  • Our courses are designed to respond to the changing workplace environment.
  • We have commissioned places for some modules and courses particularly for BCUHB and WAST employees.
  • There will be opportunities to experience bilingual practice.
  • We have Experienced Researchers and Lecturers in Health/Social Care and Well Being.
  • We offer conferences, seminars and workshops on key health and social care issues.
  • An accreditation of Prior Learning Scheme, so that previous academic experiences may be accredited.
  • We offer Free English Language Courses for overseas Students (ELCOS).
  • Low cost of living - cheaper accommodation and lower living costs than in most university cities. According to The Independent's A-Z of Universities and Higher Education Colleges, Bangor is "one of the cheapest places in Britain"