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Bangor University Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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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.

  • For undergraduate courses, students may apply either through the university’s online portal or UCAS.
  • Applications for postgraduate courses are accepted through the university’s online portal only.
  • Furthermore, international applicants may seek help from agents registered with the university to complete the application.
  • Bangor University accepts applications on a rolling basis, however, students are recommended to apply by June end for September intake and by October end for January intake.
  • While most courses are taught in English, some undergraduate courses are taught in Welsh.


Application PortalOfficial Website or UCAS
Application fees (non-refundable)Free if applying through the official portal, UCAS has varying charges
Financial-AidScholarships, funding
Early Decision/Early ActionNA
SAT, ACT scoresNR
On-campus housingAvailable
Intake SeasonsJanuary and September
International Percentage17%

Bangor University Admission Deadlines

Admissions at Bangor take place through the university’s application portal and UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Services).

ProgramStarting DateLast Date
UndergraduateSeptember 2019 (through UCAS)June 2020
GraduateAccepted throughout the yearAccepted throughout the year, but recommended - October 2019 (for January intake),
June 2020 (for September intake)

Bangor University International Admissions

Every year Bangor sees students coming from a variety of countries which amount to be 17% of its student body.

  • You can start by applying at the university’s admission portal or through UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Services). Bangor also accepts admissions from various agents on behalf of the students.
  • UCAS gives you the option to apply for five courses at a particular university. The fees and other details can be found on
  • While you are at it, you will be required to submit a few documents by particular deadlines failing to do which your application will get rejected

English Proficiency Requirements

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.

Bangor University Undergraduate Admissions

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.

  • For direct entry to 1st year- School leaving certificate equivalent to British school-leaving qualification (A-levels or International baccalaureate).
  • For direct entry to 2nd year of 3rd or 4th-year undergraduate degree- A transfer is possible if the program undertaken at any other university (in the UK or overseas) is equivalent to 1st-year studies of Bangor University. For this, an official certified transcript detailing the study undertaken till a mentioned date.
  • For mature students with industry experience- Employer references signed by the HR department or senior manager in the company, and a detailed CV including career history and job responsibilities.

Bangor University English Language Requirement

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 requiredEquivalent CAE scoreEquivalent PTE scoreEquivalent ISE II scoreEquivalent ISE III score
6.016956Merit in 4 elements-
7.018567-Pass in 4 elements

Alternately, students may submit the scores of Bangor University English Language Test (BUELT).

Bangor University Graduate Admissions

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.

  • For entry-level - Bachelor degree minimum equivalent to British undergraduate degree with a minimum grade equivalent to British second-class honors. For more details, refer to country-specific requirements.
  • For mature students with industry experience - Employer references signed by the HR department or senior manager in the company, and a detailed CV including career history and job responsibilities.
  • For MBA courses no GMAT scores or work experience is essential

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.

CourseAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MBA (International Business)1st degree with 2:2 or higher from a university or any other accredited institutionIELTS – 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 degreeIELTS – 6.0,
TOEFL - 560
Electronic Engineering (MSc)2(ii) in Electronic Engineering or any international equivalentIELTS – 6.0
Molecular Biology with Biotechnology (MSc)2(ii) Honours bachelor’s degree or any international equivalent degree in Biological Science or related subject areaIELTS – 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, managementIELTS – 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.

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