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May 04th, 2021

Bangor University

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Semester Abroad
Bangor University
Bangor, United Kingdom
Study at one of the oldest universities in the UK, located where the mountains meet the sea. Bangor University is a prestigious school with great opportunities for students studying abroad. Established in 1884, Bangor University is ranked number one in Wales for teaching quality. The University has state-of-the-art study facilities including a computer science lab, Ocean-Going Research Vessel and Media Studies Center equipped with editing suites, production studios, and digital media equipment.

Bangor University is a comprehensive university offering a wide variety of courses, and one who achieves excellence in teaching and research! Times Higher Education called Bangor University the top UK university for help and support and ranked them in the top 5% of the world universities. This university is the center of the Welsh language and culture providing a unique experience for students. They have over 16,000 students, 23 academic schools, and 6 colleges.
Program Fees
Tuition & Academic Fees
Standard HPU rates to be paid to HPU.
Bangor University rates to be paid to BU.
Meals are self-catered.
Health & Safety Plan
At the time of publishing, the rate is estimated at $325 per semester, to be paid to HPU.
Additional Expenses
Students will be responsible for all travel, immigration, and personal and other expenses.
Bangor University
Bangor, United Kingdom
Applications are due during the spring semester prior to the study abroad term.
Fall Semester Study Abroad:
- September through January
- Application Deadline: March 1

Spring Semester Study Abroad:
- January through June
- Application Deadline: May 1
2.75 GPA & Sophomore Status
Office of Global Education, Cottrell Hall Suite 142
Academic Program
Courses at Bangor University are called Modules and are listed in both European Credits (ECTS) and British Credits (CATS). Enrollment for one semester at Bangor University is between 50 and 60 British Credits (equivalent to 25-30 ECTS or 12- 16 HPU credits). Generally speaking, 10 British Credits are equivalent to 3 HPU credits, 15 to 4, and 20 to 5.

Modules can be selected across disciplines, although students should plan around their major as much as possible.
Visit the Bangor University Course Catalog for a list of modules available. Be sure the module is offered during the semester you want to study at Bangor (modules listed as being offered during Semester 1 & 2 are year-long courses, not semester courses offered during either Semester 1 or Semester 2). Note: some courses are taught in Welsh.
Credit Transfer
For High Point University to recognize the credits you complete abroad, you must earn at least a grade equivalent to a C in the U.S. HPU will not accept credit for courses with grades of C– or below. Grades for all courses earned abroad are recorded on the international transcript. Credits are received by HPU as transfer credits, which means the credit is received but the grade is not. Your HPU grade point average will not be impacted positively or negatively by your study abroad courses.