At Bangor University we are proud of our strengths in teaching, learning, and research, ensuring that you’ll be learning the science and application of psychology from world-class researchers and lecturers. Whilst studying for a Psychology degree, you may have the opportunity to attend human brain dissections, run marathons and face a zombie apocalypse, all in the name of science!
- 1st in Wales for Student Satisfaction (NSS 2021)
- Top 10 for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2022)
- Top 20 for Research Quality (Complete University Guide 2022)
- Top 20 for Graduate Prospects (Complete University Guide 2022)
- Bangor Psychology is a large and cosmopolitan department with staff and students from all over the world
- 86% of research output either world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021)
- Over 75% graduated with a 1st or 2:1 in 2021
- Bangor Psychology was established in 1963 making it amongst the oldest in the UK
- We have many specialist research labs including an MRI scanner, TMS Labs, EEG facilities, and a human brain anatomy laboratory
At Bangor University, you’ll also benefit from award-winning student support. We have a tutor on hand every working day to deal with pastoral care issues and you’ll also benefit from the guidance of a dedicated academic personal tutor. The academic support available to ensure you make the most of your potential includes drop-in skills and stats sessions, and, as psychologists, we have used our skills to embed a mental health skills programme into our courses.
Bangor University has a cosmopolitan feel, with staff and students coming to North Wales from across the world to work and study. Alongside this vibrant and multilingual international staff and student community, we offer classes through the medium of Welsh for our local Welsh students.
The psychology degrees you can study here offer a combination of variety, quality, and learning experience that are not available elsewhere, delivered in a large, multi-lingual, diverse department. We’d love you to join us.