About University of Bangor
Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of excellence and exceeds expectations, both for academic standards and student experience.
they have over 11,000 students and over 650 teaching staff based in 23 Academic Schools grouped into five Colleges
Bangor University is in the top 40 in the UK for research (excluding specialist institutions and single-submission universities). Their research has a major impact around the world according to the latest assessment of research quality, the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The REF recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally excellent, ahead of the average for UK universities. Over half of Bangor’s academic Schools have been ranked in the UK top 20 for quality of research.
Bangor University is committed to being known globally as The Sustainable University. Much of what they do is based on their desire to bring sustainability to life; whether through our teaching, research or public engagement. They have established The Sustainability Lab to lead on all aspects of sustainability across the University. They have ISO14001 and Green Dragon Level 5 accreditation for environmental management are in the top 5% of the world’s greenest universities according to the Universitas Indonesia UI Green Metric.
The latest National Student Survey (NSS) results reflects the University’s focus on overall student experience. The results – released August 2015 – place Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction (excluding specialist institutions). The University is also top in Wales for overall student satisfaction as well as quality of teaching.
Why University of Bangor
– Among the top 2% of global higher education institutions
– World ranking 107th for international outlook – Times Higher Education World Ranking, 2015-16
– Top 10 UK University for Teaching Quality – The Times and Sunday Times League Tabl,e 2016
– Top 10 UK University for ‘student satisfaction’ – National Student Survey, 2015
– Top 15 UK University for ‘student experience’ – The Times and Sunday Times League Table, 2016
Top 350 world university – Times Higher Education World Ranking, 2016
Careers and Employability
90% of our graduates progressed to employment or further study within six months of graduation – DLHE survey 2013/14
Many courses help strengthen career prospects through;
Work placements: students are provided with a variety of options for work experience – either within the degree, through University internships or by volunteering
Industry partnerships: Some degrees are run in partnership with the industry such as Teacher Training, Nursing and Social Work.
Professional accreditations: to help develop students’ careers, many of the degrees are accredited by professional bodies of global repute, such as IBMS, ACCA, CIMA, CIM, RSC, BCS, BPS, IET, ICF, SRA, BSB, and NMC.
Bangor Business School is the only institution in the World to offer the Chartered Banker MBA, a ground-breaking qualification that allows you to gain the dual award of a top MBA in Banking and Finance and the coveted ‘Chartered Banker’ status – the highest professional award available to bankers worldwide.
“Chartered Banker” status is awarded by the Chartered Banker Institute, the only banking institute in the World which can confer this designation. It is committed to raising the standards of professionalism at all levels in banking and financial services, and to rebuilding public confidence and trust in banks and bankers.Designed for busy professionals, this blended learning programme can be studied from wherever you are and at your own pace. The Chartered Banker MBA emphasises professional and vocational development, enhancing the understanding and application of skills required in 21st century banking. This MBA experience brings together high level skills and knowledge from an internationally recognised university and centre of research excellence with the professional and managerial competencies of a world-leading professional institute dedicated to the profession of banking.
In short the Chartered Banker MBA (CBMBA) provides a qualification that combines everything demanded in the new, post-crisis banking environment.
Locations and Addresses:
Bangor, Wales, UK: Gwynedd, LL57 2DG
Founded in: 1884
Institution type: Public University
Total number of students: 10,765 (2014/15).
Type of accommodation: Off campus and on campus
Contact WhatsApp: (+44) 7956253150