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Explore the mind at Bangor

At Bangor University we offer our students an exceptional student experience in a location ranked 4th best place in the world to visit by The Lonely Planet 2017. You’ll be working alongside internationally renowned researchers using cutting edge techniques and equipment. Here are a few more reasons to think about studying Psychology with us:

Bangor Psychology:

  • Top 20 for ‘Student Satisfaction’ – NSS 2017
  • Top 15 for Graduate Employment – Complete University Guide 2018
  • Top 20 for Research – CUG 2018
  • Scholarships available to Home/EU & Overseas students
  • One of the largest, most cosmopolitan psychology depts. in the UK
  • Friendly

Bangor University:

  • Top 10 in NSS for 3 of the last 4 years
  • Gold award - 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework
  • 1st for student clubs & societies (& free to join!) - WHATUNI? 2017
  • 1st for accommodation – WHATUNI? 2016
  • Affordable living costs in a beautiful, safe location with good transport links

You can view our postgraduate videos or visit our website to find out more but perhaps the best insight is provided by Rhi Willmot’s video charting her experiences at Bangor. In order to get an insight into some of the diverse research we are able to carry out as one of the largest schools of psychology in the UK you may like to visit our news pages or follow us on Twitter.


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Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of excellence, both for academic standards and student experience. The University is ranked top 15 in the UK for student experience (NSS 2016), and in the UK top 40 for research (REF 2014).



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Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

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Source: HESA, 2018

This University

43% Part Time
57% Full Time

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48% Part Time
52% Full Time

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Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

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Source: HESA, 2018

8,570 Undergraduate
2,655 Postgraduate

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Source: HESA, 2018


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