ATHE Partners with Bangor University for Guaranteed Progression Routes

At ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education), we are proud to announce our collaboration with Bangor University, as a ‘Guaranteed Progression Partner’ for our ATHE Recognised Centres and Learners.  Bangor University is located in the beautiful heart of North Wales, with its rich history, stunning location, and commitment to academic and research excellence, Bangor University stands out as a premier choice for students and educators alike.    

Celebrating 140 Years of Academic Excellence

Established in 1884, Bangor University has a long-standing tradition of providing high-quality education and fostering a vibrant academic community. As the university celebrates its 140th anniversary in 2024, it continues to build on its legacy of excellence, offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines.

Recognised on the Global Stage

Bangor University’s commitment to excellence is recognised worldwide. Ranked among the top 500 universities globally, it has earned its place as a leader in higher education for students. This international recognition is a testament to the university’s high academic standards, impactful research, and innovative teaching methods.

Welsh University of the Year, 2024(Daily Mail)

In recognition of its outstanding achievements and contributions to higher education in Wales, Bangor University was named the Welsh University of the Year in 2024 (Daily Mail). This accolade highlights the university’s excellence in teaching, research, and student satisfaction, making it a standout institution in the region.

A Commitment to Sustainability

Bangor University is dedicated to environmental stewardship and sustainability. Ranked in the top 10% of the most sustainable universities worldwide, it has implemented numerous green initiatives, including energy conservation programmes, waste reduction schemes, and sustainable transport options. This commitment to sustainability ensures the university leads by example in environmental responsibility.

ATHE and Bangor University have agreed progression route opportunities across several ATHE qualifications, leading to entry into degree programmes, or top up degree opportunities, in the following business areas:

  • Business and Management
  • Law
  • Accounting
  • Health and Social Care
  • Computing and Information Technology

If you are a ATHE Centre or Learners and want to know more about these opportunities, please contact

English Language Requirements for Pathway Options

For most pathway options, a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each component) is required. However, for the Law pathway, a higher IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each component) is necessary. Equivalent English language qualifications are also accepted.

For more details on our recognised tests, please visit: Bangor University English Language Requirements.