Bangor University
Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus course) MSc
Bangor University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 20 graduates of Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus course) MSc at Bangor University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Teacher Training.

Overall student satisfaction
36 /100
20 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Teacher Training

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Teacher Training at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27000 £23500 £27500
25-75 percentile range £27000 - £27500 £18500 - £25000 £21000 - £30500


Salary of all UK Graduates of Teacher Training

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26506 £24514 £28116
25-75 percentile range £24888 - £29177 £18792 - £27897 £20130 - £32846

Course Description

The course is a two-year world-class integrated programme aimed at qualifying graduates to deal with the huge challenges in contemporary tropical forestry. The teaching staff are very active in research and the students will profit from our many connections throughout the world.

The course consists of a first study year at one of three institutions (Bangor, Copenhagen, Dresden) and a specialising second study year with different topics offered by each of the five institutions. Students are required to spend the second year at a different university to the first year. The aim of the first study year is to provide a thorough and broad introduction to sustainable tropical forestry. The learning outcomes are similar for the three first year institutions and allow students to choose freely among all five specialisation options in the second year. The first year ends with the Joint Summer Module including fieldwork in a tropical country.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus course) MSc at Bangor University

80% Secretarial and related occupations
10% Media Professionals
5% Caring personal services
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 4.5
    • Foundation / Pathway Courses
    • 5.5
    • Others Pre-masters English 5 month program
    • 5.0
    • Others Pre-masters English 6 month program
    • 4.5
    • Others Pre-masters English 9 month program
    • 6.0
    • Graduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 5.5)
    • 6.0
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • (no subscore less than 5.5)

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Sustainable Tropical Forestry (SUTROFOR) (Erasmus Mundus course), MSc, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
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
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
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.

University Rankings

Positions of Bangor University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Bangor University in related subject specific rankings.

Agriculture

    • #2 
    • #318 
    Agriculture
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 29 university rankings of Bangor University

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.

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