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Glyndwr UniversityWrexham View All Courses
Background and HistoryThe roots of Glyndwr University can be traced back to 1887, when the Wrexham School of Science and Art was opened. The academic institution went through a series of changes, prior to becoming a full member of the University of Wales in 2006. It was only in 2008 that Glyndwr University was officially named and granted degree awarding powers.
Location and Accessibility
By rail: The main Glyndwr University campus is located within easy walking distance of both the Wrexham General and Central stations.
By road: After joining the A483 from the M53 motorists will see signposts for Wrexham/Mold and Glyndwr University.
The Disability and Learning Support Team are available to provide help to any Glyndwr students who request it. The campus facilities are generally easily accessible, with ramps and rails in appropriate places.
What's on OfferBA, BSc, Cerificate of Higher Education in Journalism, FdA, FdEng, FdSc, Graduate Certificate, MA, MSc, PGCE
Entry RequirementsThe admissions staff consider each application on it's individual merits. While the minimum expected for acceptance onto most courses is 240 UCAS points, students without formal qualifications are regularly granted places.
University AccommodationThere are many places for undergraduates and postgraduates in the Student Village, Plas Coch Hostel and Snowdon Hall. Some students choose to stay in the more peaceful Bath Road and Clwyd houses.
Private AccommodationStudents often choose to move into houses of multiple occupation at the end of their first year. There are a range of options, from basic rooms, to a double en suite bedroom in the prettiest of areas in Wrexham.
Courses and Fees
Faculties and DepartmentsThe University of Glyndwr offers courses in a variety of study areas, these include: Art and Design, Creative Industries, Media and Performance, Early Childhood Studies, Education, Electrical Engineering, Computing, Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, Health and Sciences, Humanities, Material and Analytical Science, Management and Business, Society and Community, Sport and Exercise Sciences and Welsh.
Academic Strengths and Research Profile
The North Wales School of Art and Design has an outstanding reputation for developing the talents of creative students. Research has been deemed to be of an excellent standard in the areas of Computer Science, Informatics, Metallurgy and Materials.
Tuition fees for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses vary depending on the course of study. Fees for international are likely to be higher than those for UK/EU students as well. For precise information we recommend getting in touch with the University directly, or visiting their website.
The eligibility of students for grants and bursaries is dependent on family income and whether Glyndwr was the first choice University. Welsh residents may obtain an Assembly Learning Grant of up to £5,000. There are also a variety of substantial maintenance and tuition fee loans available.