Bangor University

One award is offered to pursue a one-year taught or research Master’s (or to provide funding for the first year of a Research degree programme) in the subject areas of Celtic Studies, Creative Writing or Ocean Sciences at Bangor University in Wales.

Founded in 1884, Bangor University has a tradition of academic excellence and a strong focus on student experience. Around 11,000 students currently study at the University, with 650 teaching staff based within fourteen Academic Schools.

Bangor University, a TEF Gold Award Institution, is ranked in the top 40 in the UK for research, according to 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.

The University is located in the vibrant college town of Bangor in North West Wales. The location – close to the mountains of Snowdonia and the sea – has been described as the best university setting in the UK. In 2016, north Wales was named as the 4th best region in the world to visit by the travel guide Lonely Planet due to its stunning location, world heritage site castles and reputation as the adventure sport capital of the UK.

Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £14,000 living stipend

The living stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK.