Take one of the most breathtaking locations in Wales, combine this with a small and friendly city and an institution with a good reputation for teaching and research and you have Bangor University.

A normal course load at Bangor includes six modules (courses) each semester. In the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Faculty of Health Studies, a module is made up of lectures and practicals. In the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, modules typically include lectures and seminars and in the Faculty of Education, modules include lectures, seminars, and teaching practice.

Additional fees may apply for registration in communications, math, psychology, science, and/or engineering. These fees usually are assessed to cover the use of laboratory facilities and equipment. You'll be provided with your own personal e-mail address and will have free access to the Internet from all libraries and computer centers at the University.

The University's Students' Union sponsors clubs and societies that you can join, as well as plans regular club nights and performances by top-class entertainers. You'll also enjoy access to an on-campus theater that presents shows in English and Welsh, as well as a classical concert series that is among the best offered by any British university.

Bangor makes the most of its intensely scenic and rugged location by providing outstanding sports facilities  and a variety of athletic pursuits. There are at least 45 different sports clubs. You'll find an outdoor athletics track, three sports halls, tennis and squash courts, grass and all-weather pitches, fitness rooms, a gymnastics hall, and a climbing wall. Outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing, paragliding and water sports are especially popular.

The University also provides access to community service opportunities so you can interact with local residents while gaining a first-hand appreciation of Welsh culture. Additionally, the University invites visiting students to take advantage of a variety of local activities, as well as interesting excursions to scenic and historic areas that are nearby and in other parts of the UK.