Ulster University

Country: Northern Ireland & England

Location: Jordanstown & London

University Information

About the University

Ulster University is a public research university founded established in 1865 as Magee College until it became a university in 1969. The university accommodates over 24,500 students with 6,200 being postgraduates. It extends from campuses at Belfast in Northern Ireland all the way to London and Birmingham Campuses in England.


There is a large selection of accommodation offers available at Ulster University that you can choose from. As an undergraduate or international student you will have priority for a place in the accommodation provided by the university for your first year of study:

  • Options of standard, ensuite, double and enhanced rooms available at accommodations: Belfast, Jordanstown, Coleraine and Magee. Deposit of £100 to book room.
  • Accommodation fees range from £90-£162 per week for 40-51 weeks.
  • Each housing accommodation offers different local university facilities such as study spaces, bike storage, laundry rooms and vending machines. All bills are included in the rent.

International Student - Finance

Ulster University does not have a ‘fixed fee structure’ meaning any new international  undergraduate (excluding medicine) and postgraduate research students commencing in 2020/21 are not charged the same tuition fee for each year.

  • International students have the option to pay their tuition fees in full or in monthly instalments. The annual fee is subject to an increase ever year of study.
  • Undergraduate course tuition fees cost £14,480 for first year.
  • Postgraduate taught course tuition fees cost £14,480.
  • Postgraduate research course tuition fees in Fine Arts is £9,654.
  • Postgraduate research course tuition fees in Accounting is £9,740.
  • Postgraduate research course tuition fees in Biomedical Sciences is £16,210.
  • Placement year costs £2,185.

Pathway Providers

For any student that has had their education disrupted or have no recognizable qualifications however meet the minimum English requirements of IELT 5.5 and required Maths skills you may still be eligible to progress onto university. With SkillMe we can provide you a pathway to a degree using our pathway provider partnerships.
University Pathway providers:

  • QA


If you are student from a financial background that cannot support your education at the University of interest, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the scholarships eligibility requirements and you successfully achieving them can grant you funding for your living expenses and tuition fees. Depending on the selected course and scholarships available, the various funding opportunities are varied. 

Ulster University offers scholarships:

  • GREAT Scholarships
  • International Undergraduate Scholarship
  • International Postgraduate Scholarship
  • International Foundation Scholarship
  • John J. Sweeney Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarship
  • The City School Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • Country Specific Scholarships


All universities are involved in international collaborations with university institutions, government and private industries. Each university is usually engaged in research projects which are good indicators of the specialties that the university has. It is a good indicator of what degree programmes offered could have additional learning resources if the subject is aligned with the research. This can promote and improve the quality of learning and open opportunities for your career. Ulster University is leading research in:

  • Architecture, Built Environment & Planning
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Business and Management
  • Psychology
  • Social Work and Social Policy
  • Education
  • Computer Science and Informatics


University Ranking

RANK - 2021

RANK - Pharmacology & Pharmacy

RANK - Optometry & Ophthalmology

RANK - Architecture


University Student Statistics

Undergraduate (All) Students

Postgraduate (Research) Students

Postgraduate (Taught) Students

University Courses

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