Bangor University Business School
Bangor Business School at Bangor University is a leading teaching and research-concentrated business school offering a whole range of disciplines from undergraduate to doctoral level. We have been described as ‘The School that means Business’ and as a ‘Centre of Specialised Excellence’.
A long tradition of academic excellence
Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a long tradition of academic excellence that continues to this day. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 77% of the research undertaken by Bangor University was rated in the top two tiers of research quality, ahead of the average for all UK universities. In the 2017 TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework), Bangor University was awarded the Gold standard for consistently delivering outstanding teaching, learning, and outcomes for its students. Bangor was the only university in Wales to succeed this standard.
A reputation for high quality and expertise
Students worldwide are attracted to Bangor Business School by our reputation for high quality and expertise, particularly in the field of Banking and Financial Services, in which Bangor is a leading European center. Staff research papers and articles are published regularly in leading journals and their books are published to a worldwide audience. In recent years, staff has conducted high-level consultancy work involving major policy studies for many leading organizations like the European Commission, the World Bank, and the UK Treasury. Bangor Business School is proud to be recognized as a Chartered Banker Institute’s Centre of Excellence.
Offering a cutting-edge dimension to academic disciplines
By partnering with universities worldwide and engaging with business, industry, and external organizations, Bangor Business School offers a cutting-edge dimension to academic disciplines, providing the academic environment for both staff and students. We emphasize our subject links with the real world, with case studies, topical issues, area work, and practical relevance characteristic of our degrees.
Some of our modules and programs are accredited or recognized by relevant professional bodies. Professional accreditation or recognition is a ‘seal of approval’ which demonstrates that the module/program is considered by the professional body to have real career value. Graduates of these modules/programs may be eligible for exemptions from special modules of certain professional qualifications; be able to obtain credits that can be put towards certain professional qualifications; or be able to graduate with a dual award – a qualification from the professional body alongside their Bangor University degree.