The CCA program in Bangor offers immense academic choice. A typical course load is 12-17 credit hours. The program is broken down into four areas: •Culture Course required of all students •Central College Abroad elective (optional) •Affiliate university
- Cardiff, United Kingdom
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
- Program Description:
- Bangor is a small city with a big backdrop – Snowdonia National Park, known as the most beautiful national park in the United Kingdom. The city of 12,000 in northwest Wales is not on most tourists’ itineraries and, thus, a window into an authentic kind of rural life that treasures both education and the environment. On a stately 19th-century campus overlooking the city, you’ll find a host of topics and disciplines available to you. The psychology program at Bangor University is ranked in the top five in the U.K., and the school is known for other science and laboratory courses like oceanography, computer science and environmental studies. All the courses are in English, but you’ll hear and see the Welsh language and culture everywhere.
The CCA program in Bangor offers immense academic choice. A typical course load is 12-17 credit hours. The program is broken down into four areas: •Culture Course required of all students •Central College Abroad elective (optional) •Affiliate university electives taken at Bangor University •Internships and service-learning available for all students Just like their home institutions, students can choose the right combination of courses to complete their academic schedule. Most courses carry three semester hour credits. Final course registration takes places during Registration Week in Bangor.
•Tuition •Guaranteed housing in residence halls, including single room, private bath and toilet, and kitchen and laundry facilities (no meals) •Computer/internet access on campus and in residence halls •Two-week orientation •Excursions and cultural events such as a week-long tour of Ireland •Internship and service-learning opportunities (optional) •On-site resident director and support services •Airport reception •Personal Central College Abroad Advisor for pre-departure support •Optional online pre-departure and re-entry course •Central College Abroad Student Survival Guide and Parent handbook •Supplemental travel insurance , including mental health coverage, emergency evacuation and more •International student ID card provided by INEXT •Transcript from Central College, a U.S. institution fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
- Setting Description:
- Bangor is a small coastal city located in the breathtaking landscape of northwest Wales, where nearly half of all residents speak Welsh. It is a city rich with history, culture and charm. At the heart of Bangor is the ancient St. Deiniol’s Cathedral, one of the oldest cathedral sites in Britain. The cathedral was founded in AD 525 some 70 years before the Canterbury Cathedral. Bangor is a bustling university city, home to Bangor University, a top-ranked UK institution with a population of approximately 10,000 students. Central College Abroad students enroll in and live on the Bangor University campus alongside other Welsh, British and international students. Students can take course work from nearly any department and involve themselves in the dozens of university clubs and organizations such as the windsurfing club, rugby club and the volleyball club. Nestled at the foothills of Snowdonia National Park, the largest mountain range in the UK, Bangor offers stunning panoramic views a
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