Studying History

At Bangor we offer the opportunity for you to develop and hone your skills in the subject, as well as to specialise in your chosen area of interest through a supportive learning environment.

Student Profile: Matthew Rowland - BA History with Archaeology

Matthew is graduating with an BA History with Archaeology. He has volunteered at Storiel and Penrhyn Castle, alongside his degree, and spent a year abroad in Australia.

Graduation 2016 - History Graduates

Here are some of our graduates from the School

Fron Goch

Leona Huey’s Cadarn Project video on the history of Fron Goch camp and the IRA.

Graduation 2016 - Olivia Phillips, BA History

Olivia is celebrating graduating with a First Class degree in History. Whilst a student at Bangor University, Olivia was one of the vloggers for the University's Get Ready for University YouTube channel & filmed videos offering advice to prospective and current students.

Graduation 2016 - Nebu George, BA History and Archaeology

Nebu George from Mumbai, India is graduating with a BA in History and Archaeology. Nebu tells us why he chose to study at Bangor University, the projects he was involved with during his time here and his plans for the future.

Rhuddgaer Archaeological Excavation

Students from Bangor University were involved in a two week archaeological excavation on Anglesey, uncovering a dwelling that is believed to be part of a medieval settlement site.

Profile of Fflur Elin

Fflur Elin studied History and is now taking on the role as Students' Union President. Fflur explains why she chose to study at Bangor and what she thought of her time as a student here.

Profile of Rhys Taylor

Rhys studied History and Social Policy and after graduation became president of the Students' Union. Rhys tells us about his studies and life at Bangor.

Victoria - Modern Contemporary History

Find out what Victoria thinks of her History course and Bangor University in general.

Bangor University Summer School

Students from all over the world attended the Bangor University Summer School. We caught up with them on a Celtic history field trip in North Wales.

Discover Bangor University

Bangor is a friendly, convenient and student-centred place to study. Excellent teaching, world-class research, investment in new facilities and a stunning location all make Bangor a fantastic choice for your degree!

The Bangor Student Experience

Want to know what it's like to be a student here? Take a look...

Bangor University delivers Gold rated teaching

Bangor has achieved a Gold Award, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). We were judged to deliver consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and our teaching is of the highest quality found in the UK.

A student city in scenic surroundings

Bangor is situated on the North Wales coast, between the mountains and the sea. Bangor's location makes it the perfect place to get involved in sports and outdoor activities. There are also historic towns and villages and ancient castles nearby for you to explore.


Bangor offers modern accommodation close to the main university buildings. Find out what our students think about living in Halls...

Clubs and Societies

Bangor's Students' Union has over 150 clubs and societies, so there’s bound to be something to your taste. Membership of all our clubs and societies is free!


Sport plays an important part of our student experience. We have over 50 free sports clubs to join and are in a breathtaking location that is ideal for outdoor activities.

Welcome Week

Ever wondered what goes on during the first week at University?