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Ulster University


Founded as the New University of Ulster in 1968, Ulster University is a highly-ranked university in Belfast. It has campuses in Coleraine, Derry, Jordanstown, London, and Birmingham in addition to its Belfast campus. All of its campuses have high-quality research, teaching, and accommodation facilities. Regular fashion shows and art exhibitions also occur on the campus.

Its largest campus is Jordanstown which is spread across 114 acres. Ulster University consists of four faculties, each of which has numerous schools that focus on the different subject matter. They offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. In addition, they have a number of short courses and online courses. They have more than 27,000 students that come from all different countries.

Postgraduate Programs They Run

Ulster University offers many different postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines including health, social care, pharmacology, disabilities, animation, psychotherapy, technology, climate change, and more. Some of the accreditations their postgraduate programs offer include Master of Science (MSc), Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip), Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert), Master of Law (LLM), and more. Some of their postgraduate courses allow for part-time and online learning also.

Admissions Process

If you are looking to pursue a full-time undergraduate course at Ulster University, you will need to make your application through the UCAS. You can do this by visiting the UCAS website or going to the relevant course page on the Ulster University website and clicking ‘Apply Via UCAS’. When filling out your application, ensure you have included the correct institution and course codes. Then, submit your application for approval. The university will come back to you in the coming weeks.

Postgraduate, part-time undergraduate, and overseas students can apply directly on the university’s website. To do this, use the course search to find your chosen course, click on the relevant page, and click the apply button. Before you start filling out your application, be sure to check that you meet all the entry criteria of the course. Finally, submit your application. The admissions team will then review it and revert back to you.


Ulster University has student accommodation options available at each of its campuses. The room types vary as do the prices. Your accommodation will not only be close to the campus you are studying at but also all necessary amenities and recreational facilities. Your room will have a bed, bedside locker, a desk, chair, and wardrobe. Your room may also have a private bathroom. Some of the rooms do not and instead have a washbasin in the room. In this case, you would have to share a bathroom and shower facility with other students. Living spaces and kitchens are usually shared also. You can apply for accommodation at Ulster University on their website.

Scholarships and Financial Support

Ulster University has a comprehensive range of scholarships available to undergraduate, postgraduate, and international students. Some of these include the SSE Renewables Scholarship, the Belfast Girls’ Club Union Scholarships, Dr. George Moore Data Science International Student Scholarship, and more. You can find out more about the scholarships available at Ulster University on their website. In addition, you will find the entry criteria here as well as information on how to apply.

Contact Info

For general enquiries, email (Coleraine or Magee Campus) or (Jordanstown or Belfast Campus)

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