Founded in 1968, Ulster University is a renowned academic institution in the United Kingdom. The main campus of Ulster University is located in Northern Ireland. There are four campuses, located in Belfast, Coleraine, Derry (Magee College), and Jordanstown, ensuring accessibility to students throughout the region. The university also extends its reach with branch campuses in London and Birmingham, providing additional learning opportunities.

The university is known for providing high-quality education and encouraging academic excellence. With a rich history, Ulster University has evolved into a leading center for learning, research, and innovation. In addition, it has been ranked among the top 30 universities in the UK for both student experience and teaching quality. It has recently been ranked among the top 50 universities in the country. Ulster University is regularly ranked by prestigious publications such as the Complete University Guide, The Guardian, and The Times. It has been shortlisted for the Sunday Times University of the Year award in 2001.

Ulster University provides a diverse range of courses and programs that lead to internationally recognized higher education degrees. These degrees include pre-bachelor's qualifications like certificates, diplomas, associates, and foundation programs, as well as bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees across various fields of study. 

The campus is known for its commitment to creating a supportive and inclusive community, where students from diverse backgrounds can thrive. Ulster University prides itself on its exceptional faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. They are dedicated to delivering high-quality teaching, conducting groundbreaking research, and nurturing the intellectual development of their students. 

Beyond academic pursuits, Ulster University encourages students to engage in extracurricular activities and develop their personal and professional skills. The campus hosts numerous student societies, sports clubs, and cultural events, fostering a vibrant campus life and providing students with a well-rounded university experience.

Ulster University offers a vibrant and dynamic environment for students to pursue their academic goals. The campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, modern classrooms, well-equipped laboratories, and extensive libraries, providing students with the resources they need to excel in their studies

Why study at Ulster University?

  • Academic excellence with high rankings and esteemed faculty members

  • Ulster University courses include more than 800 educational programs

  • The university strongly focuses on research and innovation

  • Industry connections for internships and placements

  • Working professionals can take part in 78 e-learning programs

  • The university is home to more than 9,000 students from more than 70 countries.

  • Supportive and inclusive campus environment

  • Modern classrooms, laboratories, and libraries provide state-of-the-art educational facilities

  •  Students receive real-world experience through placements and internships in most study programs.

  • Ulster University has more than 200,000 graduates who are highly successful in their fields. 

  • The employment rate for Ulster graduates is high, with 94 percent of graduates finding work or further education within six months of graduation.

  • Vibrant student life with numerous clubs and societies

  • Global opportunities for exchanges and collaboration


  • Computing, Engineering,  and the Built Environment

  • Arts Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Life and Health Sciences

  • Ulster University Business School

Research Institutes

  • Arts & Humanities Research Institute (AHRI)

  • Institute for Research in Social Sciences

  • Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute

  • Psychology Research Institute

  • Research Institute for Art and Design (RIAD)

  • Sport and Exercise Sciences Research Institute

  • Transitional Justice Institute

  • Biomedical Sciences Research Institute

  • Built Environment Research Institute

  • Business and Management Research Institute

  • Centre for Media Research

  • Computer Science Research Institute

  • Engineering Research Institute (ERI)

  • Environmental Sciences Research Institute

  • Institute of Nursing and Health Research

Entry Requirements

With a 55-year legacy, Ulster University implements a rigorous admissions process that evaluates students based on their academic history and grades. International students are welcome to submit applications for enrolment:

  • Undergraduate Programs: Completion of secondary education or equivalent qualifications, minimum academic qualifications (e.g., A-levels), and specific subject requirements or assessments may apply.
  • Postgraduate Programs: A bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized institution, relevant to the chosen field of study. Some programs may have additional requirements or work experience.

Requirements for English Language Proficiency

  • Proof of proficiency for non-native English speakers through tests like IELTS, TOEFL, or Cambridge English Language Assessment.

  • The minimum English language level is commonly referred to as the "B2 level."

  • Most courses at Ulster University require a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (Academic) or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5. Trinity ISE with a pass at level III also fulfills this requirement.

  • Starting from January 2023, IELTS Indicator is accepted as an alternative test.

  • Some courses may have higher English language requirements, so it is important to review individual course prerequisites.

  • Meeting the English language level for admission also satisfies the minimum requirement for a Student Visa from UKVI.

  • Conditional offers may be given if the English language requirement is not initially met, with the condition of meeting it before the course begins.

  • Ulster University accepts a variety of alternative English language examinations.


  • GREAT scholarship 2023

  • John J. Sweeney Scholarship 2023

  • Fulbright Scholarship Award

  • International Foundation Scholarship

  • International Undergraduate Scholarship

  • International Postgraduate Scholarship











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