Having three colleges that are house to fourteen schools, Bangor University is a large institution located on the north coast of Wales. Over 10,000 students make the student body of this university.
As many as 300 undergraduate and 100 graduate courses are offered, giving its students a lot of variety to choose from.
|Application Portal||Official Website or UCAS|
|Application fees (non-refundable)||Free if applying through the official portal, UCAS has varying charges|
|Early Decision/Early Action||NA|
|SAT, ACT scores||NR|
|Intake Seasons||January and September|
Admissions at Bangor take place through the university’s application portal and UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Services).
|Program||Starting Date||Last Date|
|Undergraduate||September 2019 (through UCAS)||June 2020|
|Graduate||Accepted throughout the year||Accepted throughout the year, but recommended - October 2019 (for January intake),|
June 2020 (for September intake)
Every year Bangor sees students coming from a variety of countries which amount to be 17% of its student body.
This is one of the additional requirements that international students have to meet to apply. Official score reports of either Trinity ISE or IELTS are required as proof of English proficiency for an applicant who do not come from a country with English as its first language.
You may be exempted from the IELTS requirement if you provide other certifications, such as Peterson's, Cambridge English Language Assessment.
Offering as many as 300 undergraduate courses in English as well as in Welsh, Bangor surely gives a lot of options to choose from.
Where to apply: UCAS or directly over the university’s online application portal
Admission Requirements: All applicants must fulfill the admission requirements as discussed below.
Evidence of English proficiency is required if you are a non-native English-speaking student; Indian students are exempted from IELTS requirement if one of the following conditions is satisfied
|IELTS score required||Equivalent CAE score||Equivalent PTE score||Equivalent ISE II score||Equivalent ISE III score|
|6.0||169||56||Merit in 4 elements||-|
|7.0||185||67||-||Pass in 4 elements|
Alternately, students may submit the scores of Bangor University English Language Test (BUELT).
How to apply: Official portal or through agents
Application fee: There is no application fee for online courses.
Documents to be submitted: Following documents need to be submitted depending up on the applicant type.
While the basic admission requirements are the same as in undergraduate admissions (like the documents to be submitted, and English proficiency requirement), it is important to note that each graduate program has its own unique admission requirements.
|Course||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MBA (International Business)||1st degree with 2:2 or higher from a university or any other accredited institution||IELTS – overall 6.0,|
Pearson Test – overall 56,
CEA – 169
|Computer Science (MSc)||Honors degree in computer science or any related field with 2:2 or higher from a university or any international equivalent degree||IELTS – 6.0,|
TOEFL - 560
|Electronic Engineering (MSc)||2(ii) in Electronic Engineering or any international equivalent||IELTS – 6.0|
|Molecular Biology with Biotechnology (MSc)||2(ii) Honours bachelor’s degree or any international equivalent degree in Biological Science or related subject area||IELTS – 6.0,|
Cambridge proficiency higher
|Business with consumer psychology (MA)||Bachelor degree minimum 2nd class honors or equivalent in a relevant subject area, such as business, psychology, marketing, finance, management||IELTS – overall 6.0,|
Pearson Test – overall 56,
CEA – 169
While Bangor University might not be as selective or as difficult to get into, but interested international students should apply weeks ahead of others to lock their seat for on-time evaluation of the application.