Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, UK
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Glyndŵr University

Wrexham, Wrexham

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Phone 01978 290666
Fax 01978 290008
Web www.glyndwr.ac.uk
Email [email protected]
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About Glyndŵr University

Glyndwr University is in the flourishing city of Wrexham. It is within a very short distance of the North Welsh mountains and picturesque seaside towns. Wrexham has established transport links with the nearby cities of Manchester and Liverpool.  

Background and History

The 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 Offer

BA, BSc, Cerificate of Higher Education in Journalism, FdA, FdEng, FdSc, Graduate Certificate, MA, MSc, PGCE

Entry Requirements

The 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.

Accommodation at Glyndŵr University

University Accommodation

There 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 Accommodation

Students 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 & Fees

Faculties and Departments

The 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

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.

Financial Support

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.

Facilities at Glyndŵr University

Academic Facilities

There are a number of high standard lecture theatres at the Plas Coch, Northop and St Asaph sites. The largest selection of learning resources is available from the Edward Lloyd Centre. Students can also gain access to a wide range of texts and programme content via the Virtual Learning Environment. Students staying in campus accommodation will enjoy access to the WiFi internet network.

Other on-site Amenities

Groceries may be purchased at the supermarkets just across the road from the Student Village. There are a wide variety of meal options at the various on-site catering establishments. Sporting facilities include astroturf football and hockey pitches and indoor sprung floor and dance studios, where students can burn off their energy.  

Medical and Social Care

There is an on campus nurse who can provide medical help and information regarding healthy living issues. Students are also encouraged to register with one of two university GP practices. The Glyndwr chaplaincy offers spiritual guidance to students of all faiths.  

What's on in the Area

The increasingly popular city of Wrexham has much to offer students of Glyndwr University. Those with an interest in local history might like to visit the grand historic house of Erddig, which was built in the 18th century. Those who enjoy the thrill of high octane sports might want to catch a game at the North Wales Regional Hockey Stadium. For the very best in night time entertainment, the William Aston Hall is the place to be. Internationally acclaimed artists such as Katherine Jenkins and Cerys Matthews have entertained sell out crowds at this venue.

Moving On

Many students have found the services provided by the Glyndwr Careers Advice team to be invaluable in their pursuit of a career. Work experience is offered in the shape of Go Wales placements at a variety of high profile businesses and organisations. There is also the opportunity to sit mock interviews and make necessary CV amendments with the help of the friendly staff. Job fairs take place at various points during the academic year.

Did you know?

Glyndwr University has full membership of the Fair Trade Coalition. The University was named after Owain Glyndwr, the fiercely patriotic leader of a 15th century Welsh rebellion. Notable alumni include Brian Percival, the Director of Downton Abbey, and Owain Brown, a rugby league player for the North Wales Crusaders.

Is Glyndwr University the place for you?

If you are looking for a University which offers a cheap cost of living. If you like the thought of taking day trips to see the beautiful Welsh countryside. If you are a firm believer in Welsh independence. If you like the feel of large scale universities then this isn't the place for you. Why not try Sheffield Hallam or the University of Leeds?
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Courses

FD Applied Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Part Time

Applied Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Part Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BSc (Hons) Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation Science

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Part Time

Animal Behaviour, Welfare and Conservation Science course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Part Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Accounting and Finance course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BEng (Hons) Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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MDes (Hons) Animation

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Animation course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Animation

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Part Time

Animation course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Part Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Applied Arts

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Applied Arts course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Applied Business

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Part Time

Applied Business course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Part Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BSc (Hons) Architectural Design Technology

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Part Time

Architectural Design Technology course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Part Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Applied Sport and Exercise Sciences course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Automotive Engineering course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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FDA Business

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Business course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Business

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Part Time

Business course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Part Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Part Time

Criminology and Criminal Justice course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Part Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BSc (Hons) Computer Game Design and Enterprise

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Part Time

Computer Game Design and Enterprise course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Part Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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MDes (Hons) Children's Books

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Children's Books course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Children's Books

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Children's Books course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BA (Hons) Comics

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Comics course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Computer Networks and Security course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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MComp (Hons) Computer Game Development

Wrexham, Wrexham
Type: Full Time

Computer Game Development course is provided by Glyndŵr University and is available Full Time, you can visit Glyndŵr University website to find out more information and how to apply.

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