University profile

Wrexham Glyndwr University

2021/22 edition

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About Wrexham Glyndwr University

Studying at postgraduate level is a big commitment, and Wrexham Glyndwr University has the support system, research expertise and facilities you need around you.

We work side-by-side with employers, including global giants such as Toyota, Tata Steel, Airbus and the BBC. No surprise then that Wrexham Glyndwr University is number one in North Wales for getting students jobs, achieving an employability figure of 93% in the latest Destination of Leavers Survey (DLHE).

We offer both taught and research-based postgraduate courses across a wide range of subject areas such as;

  • Art and Design
  • Business
  • Computing
  • Criminology
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Youth & Community Work


At Wrexham Glyndwr University we believe that opportunities for higher education should be available to all, and we strive to provide the best possible accessibility for all students. In fact, we have been ranked number one in the UK for social inclusion two years running by the Times and Sunday Times (2019 and 2020).

Our inclusion team has a range of services to help anyone with a disability or learning difference; from our on-site DSA Assessment Centre to our extensive Assistive Technology Suite.

Our multi-award-winning students’ union has a wide range of societies open to postgraduate and undergraduate students alike, plus we were the first university in North Wales to become Stonewall Diversity Champions.


The university is open to innovation and ideas, producing world-leading research and ground-breaking research and development projects. One of our most notable successes saw the team at the OpTIC Centre in St Asaph polish prototype mirrors for the £900m world’s largest telescope.

Research opportunities are available across a diverse range of subject areas, focusing on research which makes a difference to industry and communities and has an impact on economic, social and cultural issues.

The University is a supporter of the Concordat to Support Research Integrity and we’re proud to have retained the HR Excellence in Research Award, demonstrating our long-term commitment to the career development of our researchers.


We offer a comprehensive and diverse range of support services at Wrexham Glyndwr, from our award-winning careers team to our specialist one-to-one study skills support. In 2019 we were commended for our personalised student support by QAA, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

You will be well-represented by Wrexham Glyndwr University’s Students’ Union, which was crowned Students’ Union of the Year in the National Union of Students Wales awards 2018, as well as winning the NUS Participation Award for its period poverty campaign.

Student Andy Cairns said: “Wrexham Glyndwr is quite a small university and the academic community here are very active researchers, so this really is a superb university to choose for postgraduate study – you will be warmly welcomed and effectively supported throughout your studies.” Read his full story here.


We have top of the range buildings, equipment and facilities at our campuses, including the Creative Industries Building, a cutting-edge research centre in St Asaph, and a £3 million state-of-the-art conference and performance centre and a separate theatre studio. We’re also delivering a range of improvements and new developments as part of our ambitious Campus 2025 upgrade plan.

We’re rated Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework, which found that Wrexham Glyndwr University “encourages high levels of student engagement, technology-enhanced learning and industry relevance in the curriculum”.

Why not attend one of our postgraduate open evenings? Find the next event and book here now.

Contact details

+44 (0)1978 293439
Wrexham Glyndwr University
Mold Road