University profile

Ulster University

2022/23 edition

About Ulster University

Ulster University is an extraordinary institution that spans a region full of potential and passion. With a strong focus on our students, we strive to provide the most rewarding student experience possible.

At Ulster University, we believe that learning, teaching, and research are collaborative endeavours. We foster interactive shared spaces where people can benefit from research and industry-led learning across our campuses. Our four sites offer a unique student experience in different locations and subject areas. With a dedicated teaching community, we are renowned for our excellence in teaching and research. We also actively contribute to the social, economic, and cultural development of Northern Ireland and beyond.

Campuses and Courses

Ulster University has an outstanding range of opportunities across all disciplines with over 300 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

Whether you want to build your expertise, change career, or grow your business, our postgraduate study programmes can help you reach your ultimate goal.

With over 300 courses available, spanning across various disciplines, you'll find an outstanding range of opportunities tailored to your interests and aspirations.

Take the time to explore our range of postgraduate programmes and discover the perfect fit for you.

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.


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 £6,500 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. Find out more here.

Contact details

Ulster University
2-24 York Street
BT15 1AP