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School of History, Law and Social Sciences

Professor Peter Shapely, Head of the School of History, Law and Social Sciences

Welcome to the School of History, Law and Social Sciences. As a new student, you are on one of the most transformative journeys of your life and we are delighted that you will be joining us at Bangor University as you embark on the next stage in your education. 

This academic school is home to the following subject areas:  

  • History, Archaeology and Heritage
  • Law
  • Philosophy Ethics and Religion
  • Sociology and Social Policy
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Politics
  • Policing

We know that this is both an exciting and somewhat daunting time - full of new people, places and experiences. Teaching staff will do their best to support you as you settle in your new environment. 

We are committed to ensuring that your student experience will be one of quality learning and personal development.  Studying at university is an opportunity to make great memories, life-long friends and gain a degree that will enhance your prospects in any number of career pathways.

You will be assigned a Personal Tutor who will be able offer advice on modules and answer any questions you may have about your programme of study. 

If you have any questions about your course, please contact the School

Below you will find details of your welcome meeting with the school.  You will find further useful information about preparing for the start of term here.

Professor Peter Shapely

Head of School

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