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I chose Central College Abroad because of the location, available classes, Outdoor Pursuits program, and housing situation.
– Shireen Jahedkar
Austin College

academic affiliate university

Students in Wales choose from a broad range of academic courses and departments at Bangor University. It’s one of the advantages of studying with Central College Abroad in Wales. This is one of the few study abroad sites, from any study abroad program, where there are few limitations to what you can study. So whether you’re into music or marine biology (or anything in between), you can look for courses, all taught in English, in your academic area. Coursework is available in the following areas:

  • Agriculture, environmental science and forestry
  • Biological sciences
  • Business, finance, marketing and management
  • Chemistry
  • Computer science and electronics
  • Education and childhood studies
  • Geography
  • History, Welsh history and archaeology
  • Law
  • Literature, linguistics, creative writing, media and film
  • Modern languages
  • Music
  • Ocean sciences
  • Philosophy and religion
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and criminal justice
  • Sport, health and exercise science
  • Theatre

Bangor University

Bangor University is a top-ranked university of approximately 10,000 students. It is listed among the top 15 universities in the UK for teaching excellence according to the Sunday Times University Guide 2012, (Sept 2011) and is one of the most economical places to study in the UK .

Points of distinction:

  • Bangor university is recognized for high quality programs in psychology, business and accounting, education, music and the natural sciences, among others.
  • All courses are taught in English, but you can choose to take introducotry Welsh if you are up for the challenge.
  • The university provides excellent provisions for students with learning disabilities.
  • Bangor University Students’ Union was recently named Union of the Year at the National Union of Students Green Impact Awards.

Courses are generally offered for three credits each. Actual course offerings are not posted until just before the semester begins. All final course registration takes place in Bangor. Please see the course catalog to access course options.