It’s not too late to start your Master’s at Bangor Business School
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Are you looking to pursue a Master’s in Business, Law or the Social Sciences but think you’ve missed the boat for courses starting this autumn?

Often our lives, job contracts or travel plans don’t fit into the standard education calendar. Perhaps you’re coming from an undergraduate course in the southern hemisphere, have a job that overlaps with the start date or have had to delay your studies due to personal matters.

No need to worry – Bangor University has a range of programmes offering a January intake for some of its postgraduate programmes.

The January start courses run for 12-months, comprising the same course content, academic quality, teaching, learning and assessments as the regular September start courses.

The University offers a wide range of programmes in Business, Law and the Social Sciences, whether you want to study an MBA, MSc, MA or LLM, you’ll find the course for you at Bangor.

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The Business School offers exciting MBA Programmes including Environmental Management, International Business and Management. They have a specialists MSc programme in Banking and Finance (Chartered Banker) as well as others in Banking, Accounting and Finance, or if you prefer a more qualitative approach to your studies and a less technical Master’s degree, you could opt for a MA degree in Business and Marketing or MA Management and Finance.

Many of our degree programmes in Banking, Accounting and Finance provide the opportunity to follow the prestigious CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) specialist pathway and acquire the skills to complete the CFA Level 1 examination. The CFA has become the most respected and recognised professional qualification in finance in the world.

We also have programmes which are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Students studying Marketing and Management programmes will graduate with the dual award of a Bangor University Masters and a Level 7 CMI qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership. This means that these courses have the ‘seal of approval’ from the relevant professional body, demonstrating real career value.

Studying an accredited or professionally-recognised module/programme like those offered at Bangor demonstrates to prospective employers that you’ve studied a contemporary, commercially-relevant curriculum that can be applied in the workplace, boosting your career opportunities.

If you’re keen to study law, Bangor has an excellent choice of LLMs from the broad options of Law and International Law, to the more specialised, like International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law, International Intellectual Property Law or Law of the Sea.

The school offers flexible options so you can choose a dual course which suits your needs and interests, including a Banking and Law MA, Criminology and Law MA and MBA programmes in Banking and Law and Law and Management.

In terms of the social sciences, the choices Bangor has to offer will suit every academic pathway, for example courses offered include Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice MA, Criminology and Law MA, Criminology and Sociology MA, Social Policy MA, and Sociology MA.

Located in northwest Wales and the oldest city in the country, Bangor is close to amazing welsh coast and countryside. A true university town you won’t be stuck for things to do in terms of culture, clubs and societies.

Students enrolled at the university love it for a multitude of reasons. In fact, the National Student Survey (NSS) results 2018 places Bangor amongst the UK’s top 10 universities for student satisfaction. You know you’re going to have a positive student experience here.

Not only this but your teaching will be of the highest standard. The university has been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment.

Bangor is consistently ranked one of the top 25 institutions in the world for research in the field of Banking (RePEc) and among the top 25 percent of business schools in the UK for research intensity (REF 2014). Your studies will be at the cutting-edge of research in the field.

Beyond the student experience, studying at Bangor Business School will increase your employability and career prospects significantly, with numerous alumni success stories worldwide.

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Mohamed Ahmed Ashoor Hasan, an international student from Bahrain studied a BA Hons in Business Studies and Finance in 2010-2011, he’s now a Google-certified digital marketing professional with vast experience in helping a diverse range of companies communicate and reach out to their target audiences.

Most notably, he currently works for Liverpool Football Club on their Arabic website and social media channels, managing a community of 4.5 million Arab fans and all the club’s communications to the Arabic-speaking audience. He’s part of Liverpool’s international digital team which was short-listed for the British BT Sport Industry Awards 2014 in the ‘Best use of social media’ category.

Mereia Volavola studied the MBA in Banking and Finance and is now the Chief Executive Officer at Capital Markets Development Authority in Fiji. She praises the course, saying it “offers the latest development and thinking in the area of banking and finance. This is made possible by the well-structured programme and modules which are taught by lecturers who are renowned in their respective fields of expertise.”

Charilaos Roussos chose to study the same MBA which led him to the position of Global Tax Operations for Accenture Luxembourg.

“The staff at Bangor Business School are an amazing group of people. It is the school’s style to keep a close relationship with its students, and to help with any issues that may arise. If I had the opportunity to choose again between this MBA programme and any other course in the UK, I would definitely choose Bangor.”

Furthermore Dr. George Buckley who studied at Bangor Business School is now the Chief UK Economist for Deutsche Bank in London. He still uses what he learnt during his current work, saying: “What I learnt at Bangor set me up for life, and has helped me enormously in my subsequent studies and my job.”

There you have it, with excellent career prospects, the highest quality of teaching and a wide array of courses to suit your needs, why not apply today to begin your studies at Bangor in January?

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