Bangor University College of Health & Behavioural Sciences
Bangor University College of Health & Behavioural Sciences

About Us

We aspire to provide you with a world-class learning experience characterised by scientific rigour, practical relevance, and in particular a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to our teaching and research. Our contributing Schools have achieved top ratings in the UK for delivering supportive, high quality teaching and cutting edge research.With over 3000 students and 300 academic and administrative staff, the College consists of four academic schools and two research institutes: * School of Healthcare Sciences * School of Medical Sciences * School of Psychology * School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (SHES) * Institute of Medical & Social Care Research (IMSCaR) * North Wales Centre for Primary Care Research The College, through the University, has formally linked with the recently established Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board enabling an integrated approach to developing research, training, medical and healthcare education that will serve the needs of North Wales. Although each school/institute preserves its specific identity and subject integrity, the College fosters inter-school collaboration and shared academic goals and practices. Our teaching is informed by world-class collaborative research – The College achieved an excellent set of results form the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. This means that students have the opportunity to study with academics who are at the cutting edge of their academic disciplines, whether that is elite sports performance, nurse training or fMRI brain imaging. The College’s research capability is complemented by an excellent reputation in teaching and student support. The Schools of Healthcare Sciences, Psychology, and SHES are nationally known for providing high quality teaching in their respective fields and have regularly been ranked very highly for student satisfaction and the developing School of Medical Sciences is building a reputation for delivering innovative undergraduate and postgraduate provision.