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By member843134
On 4th November 19
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Entry Requirements

112-127 UCAS Points

Average range for Glyndwr University entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.


Offer and Acceptance Rates
Offers:
1,300
÷  
Applications:
1,790
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Offer rate:
72.5%
Acceptances:
340
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Applicants:
1,605
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Acceptance rate:
21.18%

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 30th January 2022. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.


Covid-19 Response

TEACHING MODE:
Not specified.
OPEN DAYS:
On-campus open days on 18th Mar & 10th Jun.
TEACHING NOTES:
Facemasks are no longer a legal requirement in public indoor spaces except for healthcare settings, public transport and retail spaces. This means that facemasks are no longer required in public indoor spaces around our campuses, however, people are encouraged to continue to wear facemasks if they prefer.
This is the latest available data taken from the glyndwr.ac.uk website on 23rd November 2022. Read all universities responses in our Covid-19 university response article.

Q&A


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Is this university a SCAM? http://www.northwalesmanagementschool.co.uk
By member564314 On 9th December 21
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Lots of rumours and press articles about sexual harassment of students by staff - anyone have further details?
By member930742 On 7th March 18
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Student Review: 2 /5
By member1272585 On 20th October 22 verified Verified student

Used to be better. Things have changed. Students are now just "things" that bring in more budget for the main organisation to spend on shiny areas so that new parents will decide to bring their kid here.

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Student Review: 1.2 /5
By member868961 On 15th May 22 verified Verified student

Plus point- next to football ground, pubs and train station. Everything else you look for in a university is terrible. No facilities, majority of tutors are terrible narcissistic bullies, those that are are sappy woolly liberals. Cliquey culture, bullying goes unchallenged, corse modules are weak and tutor dismissive of change. Very very poor, grow your uni debt somewhere that’s worth it. £9k? 9 pence is too good

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Student Review: 1 /5
By JS1 On 13th January 22 verified Verified student

The most expensive mistake of my life. I regret my decision very much to attend this university, It is costing me a lot of money to move to another town and university. Heed my warning, Don't even consider it. it is one of the worst-ranked universities in the UK with reason.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member564315 On 28th November 21 verified Verified student

Like the reviews above I have also just started an online masters in Computer Sciences. The platform is the most confusing VLE I've come across with multiple tabs and redirects. The actual 'material' is read these chapters in a book and watch these videos which are old and dated, then write a comment to other students. After also reading in detail about the modules (information which was not available prior to starting my studies) the whole course seems outdated. I have no idea how you can learn a computer science based degree by reading a textbook! I will be demanding a refund and studying with an alternative university.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member564314 On 28th November 21 verified Verified student

I have just started the same online Masters in Computer Science as the previous reviewer. I am appalled by the platform and the material. I shall be asking for a full refund and failing that I will be issuing a county court judgement as this is not the quality of the course material that I was expecting. If anybody else would like further information on my county court claim process my email is Wolfe.scott at iCloud dot com.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member564076 On 21st November 21 verified Verified student

Unfortunately, I enrolled in the online Master of Computer Science at Wrexham Glyndwr University (they also call it the North Wales Management School). It was so bad that a large group of angry students formed a mob and demanded their money back, but so far none of them have gotten their money back - I got the feeling the university has too many money problems and can't afford to give a refund to all the angry students so they just ignore everyone's emails. There are no teachers - the students just pay £500 per class to watch old videos that the university recorded and then hand in a few assignments that aren't actually even marked (the university gave the entire class the same mark, no matter how good or bad their assignment was). There literally was no teacher present. The university will be shut down and lose its university status because in the UK it is illegal to do this. People always said WGU is bad, but I don't mind bad so much, I just won't tolerate illegal behaviour.

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Student Review: 3.4 /5
By member441581 On 18th August 19

Tutors are great on my course very supportive and have so much background experience. Wish there were more sports and activites going on as not much set up currently. Food on campus is great and reasonably priced. Brand new study areas popping up across the campus too which are modern and a great place to work or socialize.

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Student Review: 1.8 /5
By member441031 On 5th August 19

It has been absolutely the worst experience I could have as a student. We had a lecturer that he read word by word what was written in the book, without actually having any Additional knowledge on the topics. The area is the worst possible environment for a student. Wrexham is a town where you'll only have a good time if you're into drugs, as there are no places to hangout whatsoever, and the university has no happenings going on. Just don't go. Don't. On the plus side they have an amazing careers office. Very understanding and very helpful. Other than that, don't go!!!!!!!!!!

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member840394 On 13th July 19

CANNOT THINK OF ENOUGH NEGATIVE WORDS TO DESCRIBE MY EXPERIENCES AT GLYNDWR.....JUST ABOUT THE WORST UNI THERE IS...AWFUL TUTORS AND TOTAL LACK OF SUPPORT.....LOOK AFTER THEIR OWN STAFF AND HARMFUL TO STUDENTS' LIVES AND CAREEERS...DO NOT EVEN THINK ABOUT BEING A STUDENT THERE...

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member1137809 On 12th May 19

I’m currently studying education and childhood studies and it’s awful, the teachers are the worst people I’ve ever met. They don’t support you and are so personal when marking your work. ( if they don’t like you for any reason your going to fail.) I wish I could go somewhere else but due to personal reasons I have to stay in Wrexham. Please don’t waste your money here. It’s hell.

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Student Review: 3.8 /5
By Matt_duck On 14th March 19 verified Verified student

A small university but staff really care about their students

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Student Review: 1 /5
By member835234 On 6th December 18 verified Verified student

Awful I’m currently studying education and childhood stupid and it’s been one of the worst experiences of my life. The only reasons I’m carrying on is because I can’t travel away and need to get my degree. If you have a choice please choose somewhere else!

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Student Review: 2 /5
By Dobbysocks On 27th February 18

Social life here is absolutely dire (Unless you love recreational drugs) It’s the UK’s worst Uni for a reason...

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Student Review: 2.8 /5
By member1330545 On 26th February 18

Has all the basic facilities a university should have. There are a lot of societies to choose from but I have no experience with them as spare time is hard to find on a full time course. Wifi is not very good at all.

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Student Review: 3.4 /5
By member728997 On 8th November 17

I've had a fab time at Glyndwr. Really friendly, great support from the teaching staff.

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Student Review: 3.8 /5
By member1226729 On 6th June 17

A fantastic university, if you're alright with it's location and available subjects.

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Student Review: 2.6 /5
By member822716 On 1st June 16

acceptable but a lot of room for improvement if they are to keep university status

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