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Postgraduate Study

Create a secure future for yourself with a postgraduate degree that fits into your life.

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Which Type of Postgraduate Course Will You Choose?

When considering your postgraduate options, there are two main paths to explore: Postgraduate Taught and Postgraduate Research. Let's delve into their unique features to help you discover which one aligns best with your goals.

Postgraduate Taught Courses

  1. In-depth learning through lectures and seminars
  2. Final classification heavily weighted on various assessments
  3. Emphasis on skill acquisition
  4. Aspects of independent research

Bangor University offers the following taught postgraduate degrees; MSc, MA, MBA, MMus, LLM, PGCE.

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Postgraduate Research Courses

  1. Focus on independent research
  2. Final classification heavily weighted on thesis
  3. Original contributions to field
  4. High level of autonomy

Bangor University offer the following research postgraduate degrees; LLM, PhD, MPhil, MRes, Profesionnal Doctorate, MScRes, MARes, DHealthCare, EdD, MMusRes.

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Bangor University Staff welcoming prospective students at an Open Day

Postgraduate Open Days 2024

Interested in studying a Postgraduate Taught or Research degree with Bangor University and want to know more about what we can offer you?

Here's what to expect at one of our on-campus Open Days

💬Chat to staff about your options
💳Find out about postgraduate funding
👀Discover the support available for PG students

More about Bangor University

We guarantee accommodation to postgraduate applicants that:

  • Apply for a full-time course starting in September
  • Apply for a course based at our Bangor campus
  • Achieve unconditional status before August 7 (International applicants holding a conditional offer letter can also apply.)
  • Apply for a place in Halls by August 7

Please note, our postgraduate accommodation is mainly single-occupancy, en-suite, studios and townhouses. If you apply for a place in Halls before the August 7 deadline, you will be able to choose the room you prefer.

At Bangor University, a diverse range of student experiences caters to individual personalities, ensuring each student's unique and personalised journey. Some aspects of student life that help create a student experience include:

  • 150 Clubs, Societies and Volunteering Projects all free to join.
  • A range of bars, clubs and cafes to suit various tastes.
  • Ample opportunities to explore the surrounding nature between the mountains and the sea.
  • Excellent sports facilities including;
    • FIFA and World Rugby-certified 3G pitch
    • Grass outdoor pitches
    • Sports halls
    • Gyms including a performance gym
    • Squash courts
    • Multi-route climbing wall
    • Athletics track


Bangor University has many subject-related specialist resources that provide strong support for research activities. Some examples include;

  • Research vessel
  • MRI Scanner
  • Climatic chamber
  • Natural History Museum
  • Botanic Garden

Bangor University has an impressive range of learning resources and facilities, including;

  • Extensive collection of books and journals
  • Over 1000 computers for student use
  • 24-hour access PC rooms
  • Social learning spaces
  • State-of-the-art learning facilities


We place a high priority on caring for and supporting our students. We want to help you thrive in all aspects of your time here. Here are some of the services available to support students;

  • Peer Guides & Personal Tutors
  • Student Services & Administration
    • Money advice
    • Health and welfare support
    • Advice on private housing
    • Dyslexia support
    • Counselling
  • Disability Support
  • Study Skills

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