University profile

Ulster University

2021/22 edition

About Ulster University

Ulster University is renowned for its world-class teaching and aims to transform lives, stretch minds and develop the skills required by a growing economy. The outcomes of our research have global significance with local relevance and contribute to the social, economic and cultural betterment of our region.

Although the University can trace its roots back to the Victorian era, our sights are set firmly on the future. Our students are at the centre of everything we do, and each of our four campuses provides a wide range of postgraduate courses that will engage our students and give them the skills they need to carve out their careers.

Ulster University is grounded in the heart of the community and strives to make a lasting contribution to society as a whole.

Campuses and Courses

Ulster University has an outstanding range of opportunities across all disciplines with over 200 courses available. Our programmes are developed with input from industry and professional bodies. At Ulster University, we recognise that flexibility is important when considering Postgraduate study. We have four campuses across Northern Ireland and offer a range of study styles including full and part-time, eLearning or blended study, and a variety of postgraduate opportunities.

We also deliver a range of course types and awards, including short courses, postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma and Masters degrees, giving you greater flexibility and choice over your learning journey.


Ulster University provides state of the art facilities with industry-standard equipment. Our facilities offer a progressive learning, teaching and research environment supported by the best innovative technology, allowing us to nurture talent and innovation. The architecture super studio, award-winning student run restaurant, TV studios, laboratories, art workshops and the optometry and model pharmacy are just a few examples of our modern facilities that you can benefit from.


Ulster University is always supporting your career. We are committed to delivering industry-relevant education taught by a staff of world-leading experts and practitioners. We offer a range of professional careers services to support you. You will have access to expert advice online and on campus, sector-leading digital resources, access to the latest vacancies, as well as the opportunity to meet with employers and professional bodies on campus.

How to apply

Applying is easy and can be accessed directly from the website


Ulster University is a home from home. Northern Ireland is famed for being a friendly and affordable place to study, so whether you are coming to Northern Ireland for the first time, or have lived here all your life, you can be sure you’ll enjoy one of the best student lifestyles in the world. NI students enjoy low-cost accommodation, affordable living expenses, and lots of free entertainment.

PG subjects available

There are an outstanding range of opportunities across all disciplines with over 200 courses available. Take some time and browse our full range available.

International support

Our Office for Global Engagement will support you through the application process. Help is provided every step of the way, including entry requirements and equivalence, visas, immigration requirements and campus tours.

Fees and Funding

Due to the nature of the range of courses available at Ulster some courses cost more than others. Please check the individual course pages for the exact cost.


There is a postgraduate tuition fee loan of £5,500* towards the cost of your fees. Check eligibility here.

Flexible payment options

To help spread the cost of your studies we have flexible monthly payment options available across five or ten months.

Contact details

028 7012 3456
Ulster University
York Street
BT15 1ED