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Ulster University

About Us

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 undergraduate and postgraduate courses that will engage our students and give them the skills they need to carve out their careers.

As Northern Ireland’s civic university, Ulster University is grounded in the heart of the community and strives to make a lasting contribution to society as a whole.

Postgraduate study

At Ulster University, we recognise that flexibility is important when considering Postgraduate study. We have four campuses across Northern Ireland and a delivery centre for selected business courses in Dublin including the popular MSc in Management and Corporate Governance, an award winning and unique all-island programme of study. 

We offer a range of study modes including full and part-time, eLearning or blended study, and a variety of postgraduate opportunities – we’re currently running more than 250 courses across our all our key subject areas.

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.

Facilities

Ulster University is transforming the higher education landscape in Northern Ireland with the £264 million landmark development of the Belfast campus. Located in the heart of the vibrant Cathedral Quarter, the visionary new campus is one of the largest higher education capital builds in Europe. It will provide a progressive learning, teaching and research environment supported by the best innovative technology, allowing us to nurture talent and innovation. 

Funding

Courses start from £5,900 for a standard Masters programme. If you are self-funding your Masters, the University offers a facility for flexible payments over a 10 month period or you can avail of a 5% discount if fees are paid up-front.

To obtain pricing for a specific course of interest, contact Jill Crawford on +44 028 9036 66144

Research

Ulster University offers a range of research degree programmes, which may be undertaken on a full or part-time basis. Ulster is renowned and respected for its world leading research as demonstrated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). Each year, we spend over £46 million on research. We continue to develop and invest in our capabilities to ensure we stay at the forefront of innovation.

Opportunities are available throughout the year to apply for PhD scholarships.

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