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Virtual Experiences Event

Virtual Experience Event


Welcome to Wrexham Glyndwr University's virtual experience event. While we're unable to meet you face-to-face at an open day, we'd still love for you to get a feel for what its like studying at WGU. You can speak to our admissions and support teams via our live chats and also explore our courses below. Staff and students will be on hand from 10am until 2pm on Saturday, October 10, to chat to about studying at WGU so why not say hello!

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Animal Science | Applied Science | Art & Design | Business | Built EnvironmentComputingCriminology & Criminal Justice | Education & Childhood StudiesEngineering | Health & Wellbeing | Humanities | Media | Nursing | Occupational TherapyPhysiotherapy | Policing | Psychology & Counselling | Social Work | Sport | Sports Injury Rehabilitation | TheatreYouth & Community

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Animal Sciences

Recognised as the #1 in the UK for student satisfaction*, our animal sciences department is located in our stunning Northop campus, with access to excellent facilities and beautiful scenery. Our range of degrees and other qualifications are designed to give you the start you need in any number of careers within the animal industries. 

*NSS 2019 (WGU analysis of unpublished data) 

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Applied Science

From sharp force trauma to spectra, from bones to bugs, Wrexham Glyndwr University will prepare you for an exciting career in science. Ranked first in Wales for student satisfaction, our undergraduate degree has a strong practical focus, benefitting from excellent facilities like our dedicated laboratories, crime science house and taphonomic decomposition facility (body farm). 

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Art & Design

Set within a traditional art school building right on the edge of Wrexham’s bustling town centre, our Art & Design department offers a wide range of multi-disciplinary degrees and postgraduate qualifications. Each course is designed to enhance your art or design practice, developing you into a creative, marketable practitioner. 

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Built Environment

Whether you’re interested in Construction, Architectural Design Technology or Civil Engineering, you’ll find all the expertise and opportunity you need to succeed with our Built Environment degrees. Using industry-standard technology and equipment, we’ll help you to become competent professionals in your chosen field. 

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Business

The North Wales Business School at Wrexham Glyndwr University is the ideal place to develop the skills and expertise you need to succeed in your chosen field. Learn from industry-active teaching staff as you work towards a wide range of potential qualifications – plus, all students on our undergraduate business courses can gain an additional certification from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).  

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Computing

Delve into the rapid-paced world of computing with our exciting range of industry-led degrees. Whether you choose to follow a specialist route or aim for a broader understanding and skillset, you’ll benefit from world-class teaching and projects that focus on real-world industry issues, giving you the expertise you need to excel. 

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Criminology & Criminal Justice

Study the fascinating topic of criminology at Wrexham Glyndwr University and discover why we offer one of the best-rated programmes in the country. Ranked 3rd in the UK by the Guardian League Table 2019, our course gives you the opportunity to study some of the most high-profile cases in the legal arena with a passionate, research-active teaching team. 

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Education

Do you want to inspire, support and empower children, young people and families to reach their potential? With a wide-selection of hands-on courses covering everything from education and childhood, families, young children, special educational needs and much more, you’re sure to find a course perfectly suited to your personal interests and tastes. 

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Engineering

 Engineering programmes at Wrexham Glyndwr University are focused on teaching innovative, pioneering theories and practices that will prepare you for a career in this hands-on field. Covering a wide spectrum of specialisms, our courses are designed with your employability in mind. You’ll have access to contemporary facilities and equipment, plus strong links to industry with organisations such as Toyota and Rolls-Royce. 

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Health & Wellbeing

If you want a career caring for, supporting and helping others, Wrexham Glyndwr University has a host of courses perfect for you. With a health and wellbeing course, you’ll be part of a department focused on teaching contemporary techniques, theories and practices that will prepare you for a career in these inspiring sectors. 

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Humanities

Whether your passion is for history, English or creative writing, you’ll find a degree course that’s perfect for you within our Humanities department. Explore themes such as family, fashion, crime, art, politics and propaganda, get an in-depth understanding different genres and time period in literature, or develop your creative writing skills, with the support of a dedicated teaching team. 

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Media

Harness technology and inspire your creativity. Based at our Centre for the Creative Industries, our creative media technology courses give you the opportunity to get hands-on with equipment from television, sound and music production. You’ll join a department dedicated to helping you develop the contemporary practical and theoretical skills to prepare you for a career in this constantly developing industry. 

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Nursing

Nursing is a rewarding profession, caring for individuals throughout their lives. At Wrexham Glyndwr University we offer a range of nursing programmes, preparing you for entry to the profession and developing your expertise post-registration. Whichever course you apply for, you’ll benefit from the unrivalled support and guidance we offer, with an open-door approach and small class sizes. 

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Occupational Therapy

Work with people of all ages in a creative and empowering way with our Occupational Therapy degree – ranked first in the UK for student satisfaction* and third in the UK for graduate prospects**. Students will develop professionally and personally to become a highly employable occupational therapist.

*WGU Analysis of unpublished NSS data 2019

**Complete university guide 2020

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Physiotherapy

Play a key role in enabling others to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life when you qualify as a physiotherapist. Our programme is delivered by HCPC registered health professionals with specialist clinical interests, and you’ll have access to joint teaching sessions with other allied health students, giving you insights into related areas of practice. 

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Policing

All new police officers are now required by the College of Policing to be educated to degree level – this course is ideal, equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in a policing career. Taught by experienced academic staff and police officers, the programme combines lectures with scenario-based learnings and simulated policing encounters, helping prepare you for the police service or to explore career options in other areas of criminal justice. 

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Psychology & Counselling

Explore the fascinating world of the human psyche with our thought-provoking psychology and counselling courses. Whether you’re delving into the science behind how people think, act, react and interact, or preparing yourself for a career in counselling with a professional qualification, you’ll benefit from excellent facilities, a passionate teaching team and world-class support. 

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Social Work

Approved by Social Care Wales, this degree is the ideal route to entering the world of social work, leading to a professional qualification. As well as being taught by an experienced and knowledgeable teaching team, the course benefits from working closely with focus group Outside In, whose members include those who’ve used social care and health services and who have expertise through experience as a service user. 

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Sport

Discover the science of sport, performance science, coaching science and health. By studying a sport course at Wrexham Glyndwr University, you’ll join a contemporary, hands-on department focused on teaching on-trend theories, methods and practices to kick-off your winning career in this exciting industry. 

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Sport Injury Management

Prepare for a career as a graduate Sports Rehabilitator with this BASRaT accredited course. We emphasise gaining practical experience, so by the end of the course you’ll be able to practice safely, competently and confidently, ready for work in focused environments such as sports teams, fitness to work and health promotion.  

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Theatre & Performance

Acting and performing for TV and heater have always been closely linked, but you need an impressive set of skills to make sure you shine at both. Our theatre & performance degree equips you with core skills for a life in performance – be it on stage, in applied theatre, working with the community, television and radio, choreography and dance, facilitation and drama teaching or other areas of theatre and communication. 

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Youth & Community

Our exciting Youth & Community Work courses are specially designed for those wanting to work with children, young people, marginalised groups and communities. When you join us, you’ll enjoy the benefits of studying in a department with 43 years’ experience, strong links to employers across the region and opportunities to develop youth and community work skills internationally. 

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