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Find out about the range of course options in Nursing

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Why Study Nursing

People choosing a career in nursing make a real difference to people’s lives. Nursing is highly rewarding, constantly changing/growing and an exciting profession. Registered nurses work within one or more of four fields; adult, mental health, learning disability or child. The Bachelor of Nursing degrees offered at Bangor University will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to provide evidence-led and compassionate nursing care. 

Watch - Study Nursing

S4C TV Presenter Ameer Rana introduces the Nursing courses we offer. Take a look at our excellent facilities and hear what our students and staff say about studying at Bangor.

Student Profile Daniel Fowler

Mental Health Nursing

"The best part of the course is working with patients...helping people live more healthy, happy lives. We are very fortunate as we have enthusiastic, caring, motivated lecturers who have plenty of experience in a wide variety of's really, really brilliant and I'd recommend it to anybody."

Career Opportunities in Nursing

Advances in treatments and technology are creating new career opportunities for registered nurses with different service provision, roles and ways of working.  They are many different aspects of nursing within the four fields and varied opportunities for career advancement and work in a variety of settings. Career opportunities range from working as a staff nurse in, for example, the hospital and community setting, to more specialist and leadership roles such as specialist or consultant nurses. Registered nursing roles have many forms and offer career development and progression from a staff nurse to nurse specialist, ward manager, matron, leader, researcher, educator and nurse consultant within each field. Find out more about Nursing careers on the NHS Wales website and the NHS England site.


Graduate Prospects

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Our Research in Nursing

Our research groups are all part of the Bangor Institute for Health and Medical Research (BIHMR). We are building on BIHMR’s success in REF 2014 to sustain and grow excellence in health, medical and social care research. We conduct research of the highest standard, with UK and international impact that contributes to improvements in local health and healthcare, as well as making an impact across Wales, the United Kingdom and internationally.

Top 10

for Research

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Top 20

(out of 94) in the most recent assessment of research quality

Research Assessment Exercise 2014


of research either internationally excellent or world-leading

Research Assessment Exercise 2014

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