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NCC Education Announces Recognition of New EAP to Bangor University

NCC Education are delighted to announce that New EAP will be recognised as an accepted English language qualification to Bangor University, UK

NCC Education are delighted to announce that New EAP will be recognised as an accepted English language qualification to Bangor University, UK

Established in 1884, Bangor University’s peaceful and historic campus is set amongst beautiful Hogwarts-esque buildings close to the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales and contains a diverse population of 11,000 students, including nearly 1,600 international students of over 110 nationalities.










Teaching and learning facilities through the university are of a world-class standard. The main Bangor University library holds an extensive collection of books and journals and the University has nine 24-hour computer rooms and over 1,000 computers dedicated to student use.

Bangor Business School is located in a magnificent Grade II listed building and is home to two research centres; the Institute for European Finance (IEF) and Rhanbarth, Bangor Centre for Sustainable Regions and Economies. Bangor University’s School of Computer Science and Engineering is superbly equipped with computer and networking laboratories, a state-of-the art electronic laboratory, extensive research laboratories and a Class 1000 electronics cleanroom.

Ranked comfortably within the world’s Top 500 universities and holding an outstanding 5 QS stars, Bangor University is committed to academic excellence (#474 in QS World University Rankings 2025 & 401-500th  in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024). Beyond great academic success, Bangor has received impressive global recognition in the field of sustainable development, placing #=77 in the recent THE University Impact Rankings 2024 and #=139 in the QS World University Rankings: Sustainability 2024







Upon completing the Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies, Level 3 Diploma in Computing, Level 4 Diploma in Computing, Level 4 Diploma in Business, Level 5 Diploma in Business or Pre-Master’s in Business, students can be guaranteed a place on various Bangor University programmes*.

For L3IFDHES students this includes numerous undergraduate degrees offered by Bangor Business School, the School of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Psychology and Sports Science, School of History, Law and Social Sciences, School of Arts Culture and Language, School of Environmental and Natural Sciences and School of Health Sciences.

Furthermore, graduates from the new L3IFDHES specification with an overall average of 60% in ‘New English for Academic Purposes’ will not be required to take an IELTS or equivalent English-language test for admission to the majority of undergraduate programmes, which require an IELTS or equivalent score of 6.0 (no subscore below 5.5). Likewise, L3IFDHES students applying for LLM Law degrees or degrees requiring an IELTS or equivalent score of 6.5 (no subscore below 6.0), will not be required to take an additional English-language test should they achieve an overall average of 70% in ‘New EAP’.

NCC Education Head of Partnerships, Rebecca Bewley, says “I am delighted that Bangor University now recognises NCC Education’s New English for Academic Purposes as an accepted English language qualification. This arrangement will give our students who wish to continue their studies in the UK more opportunities to do so.”

Bangor University Partnerships Officer, Jess Owen, confirms “We warmly welcome NCC students to Bangor University, and we cannot wait for them to be a part of our community”.

*Offers will be made on a case-by-case basis, subject to minimum entry requirements and the University’s standard admission procedures and policies.

For more information, please contact Bangor University:

Tel: +44 (0)1248 250 008

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.bangor.ac.uk

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