Ageing and Dementia Studies MSc (Res)
Key Course Facts
The programme provides a dedicated route for students who (may have a specific research aim in mind and) are ready to carry out independent research leading to PhD level study; alternatively it would be appropriate for students who are seeking a stand-alone research based qualification suitable for a career in research with transferable skills for graduate employment.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Foundation / Pathway Courses
- Others Pre-masters English 5 month program
- Others Pre-masters English 6 month program
- Others Pre-masters English 9 month program
- Graduate Degrees
- (no subscore less than 5.5)
- Undergraduate Degrees
- (no subscore less than 5.5)
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2.1 or above or equivalent in a relevant subject; international students must also have IELTS of 7.0 or above.
Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
Bangor University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About Bangor University
Founded in 1884 in Bangor, Wales, Bangor University offers strong support when it comes to student research initiatives. Some examples include the Environment Centre, a dedicated Language facility, and Europe’s largest underground root laboratory in Treborth Botanic Gardens. Additionally, the campus is situated less than 15 minutes away from Garth Pier on-foot, one of the main places to visit in Bangor.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Ageing and Dementia Studies MSc (Res)||Bangor University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Bangor||On campus Full-time|
|Dementia Studies PgDip||Brighton and Sussex Medical School||-||-||-||£6168||£12336||-||Brighton||On campus Part-time|
|Person-Centred Dementia Studies PgCert||University of Worcester||-||-||-||-||-||-||Worcester||On campus Part-time|
|Dementia Care MSc||University of West London||-||-||-||-||-||-||Ealing||On campus Part-time|
|Dementia Studies MSc||University of South Wales||-||-||-||-||-||-||Pontypridd||On campus Part-time|
|Dementia Studies MSc||University of Stirling||-||-||-||-||-||-||Stirling||On campus Full-time|
|Dementia Studies MSc||Bangor University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Bangor||On campus Part-time|
|Dementia Studies MPhil||University of Worcester||-||-||-||-||-||-||Worcester||On campus Full-time|
|Dementia Studies PhD||Lancaster University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Lancaster||On campus Part-time|
|Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences BSc (Hons)||University of Exeter||92%||0%||5%||£9250||£25000||179||Exeter||On campus Full-time|
|Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences BSc (Hons)||University College London||80%||0%||2%||£9250||£28500||189||London||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Science (Medical Immunology) PgDip||Middlesex University||80%||0%||2%||£9200||£14000||189||London||On campus Full-time|
|Biomedical Science with Management Studies MSc||Kingston University||-||-||-||£9620||£15400||-||Kingston upon Thames||On campus Full-time|
|Exercise and Physical Activity for Special Populations and Healthy Ageing PgCert||Middlesex University||-||-||-||£9200||£14000||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences BSc (Hons)||King's College London||89%||0%||5%||£9250||-||168||London||On campus Full-time|
|Sport and Exercise Medical Sciences BSc (Hons)||University of Sunderland||85%||-||5%||£9250||£13000||96||Sunderland||On campus Full-time|
|Drug Design and Biomedical Sciences MSc||Edinburgh Napier University||80%||0%||2%||-||-||189||Edinburgh||On campus Part-time|
|Biomedical Sciences PgDip||Cardiff Metropolitan University||80%||0%||2%||£1200||-||189||Cardiff||On campus Part-time|
|Biomedical Science PgDip||Plymouth University||80%||0%||2%||-||-||189||Plymouth||On campus Full-time|