Ulster University

Ulster University (Ulster) is a public university with campuses located across Northern Ireland, UK. Ulster offers a wide range of master's degree programs through its four academic faculties namely: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment; Life and Health Sciences; and the Ulster University Business School (UUBS).
  • Average Tuition GBP 14,500
  • Students 18,550
  • International Students 8%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 27,100
  • Intakes Fall, Spring
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Ulster University (Ulster). with campuses in Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown, and Magee, is home to more than 27,000 students from over 100 countries. Students can choose from a wide range of master's degree programs including: Marketing, Journalism, Art Therapy, Design, and Public Administration. Ulster provides a dynamic and productive learning experience through its excellent academic facilities such as purpose-built engineering facilities, a BBC production studio, high-tech laboratories, and extensive libraries. Ulster's academic curriculum is integrated with internships, work placements, and study abroad programs which give the students an opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience and build contacts in the industry. Students can benefit from Career Development Center's (CDC) range of professional careers services including career fairs, advice from qualified staffs, and access to job openings. Some of Ulster's notable alumni are Colin Walsh, chairman of the CBI Northern Ireland; Sonia Flynn, Vice President of SoundCloud; Alyson Hogg, founder and CEO of Vita Liberata; and Stephen Martin, an Olympic gold medallist.

Master Programs

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    Accountancy

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Agriculture

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

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    Animation

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

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    Architecture

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

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    Biology

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Biomedical Science

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

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    Business

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Business Administration

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Business Economics

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Chemical Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

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    Chemistry

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Civil Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Communication

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

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    Computer Science

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminal Justice

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Drama

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Education

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Electrical Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    Engineering Management

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of accounting; engineering economy; financial management; industrial and human resource management; industrial psychology; management information systems; mathematical modeling and optimization; quality control; operations research; safety and health issues; and environmental program management.

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    Engineering Technology

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of specific engineering techniques; calculus; general physics; technology; computer applications; computer programming; applied mathematics; and emerging technologies.

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    English

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    English Composition

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

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    Environmental Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

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    Environmental Studies

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Finance

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    Fine Arts

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    Food Science

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

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    Health Science

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    Human Resources

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

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    Humanities

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Humanities. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the social and physical sciences, languages, literature, art, music, philosophy, and religion.

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    Information Systems

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

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    International Relations

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

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    Languages

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Law

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

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    Laws

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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    Mathematics

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Music

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Nursing

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Petroleum Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles in the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for locating, extracting, processing and refining crude petroleum and natural gas.

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    Philosophy

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Physical Education

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

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    Physics

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Political Science

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Public Affairs

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; issue management; corporate social responsibility; information dissemination; and strategic communications.

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    Science

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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    Social Sciences

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

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    Social Work

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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    Sociology

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Software Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems.

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    Spanish

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    The program offers courses that develop students' Spanish conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    Sports

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

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    Sports Management

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

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    Systems Engineering

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Systems Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a variety of engineering problems.

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    Teaching

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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    Veterinary Science

    GBP 13,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Veterinary Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of animal nutrition, animal husbandry, animal behavior, and the treatment and prevention of diseases.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 596
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 73
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 601
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 472
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 93

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.20
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required
  • Minimum PTE 56

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    International students may be eligible for a one-time scholarship worth £2,000.

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    Established in 1865

    Other

    Ulster also offers online master's degree programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Stratified Medicine, Sport and Exercise Nutrition, and Geographic Information Systems, among others.

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          • Testimony
            1983-1988, BSc (Hons), Biochemistry

            An Experience of a Lifetime.

            Some of the best years of my life were spent at Coleraine and the surrounding areas, I even managed to get a BSc (Hons) in Biological Chemistry at the end of it which launched me on a 20+ year career in Quality Management working for a number of major Companies in the Automotive, Aerospace, Nuclear and Oil and Gas sectors.

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            2011-2014, https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=ABAAAA71rLoBZShsgeIga-kxSPcfaPSRHt7A0-g&authType=name&authToken=n-TO&goback=&trk=feed-body-name

            A positive experience

            Excellent Library facilities, and learning support. A range of great lecturers that enable and assist the students to develop to their true potential, if the students are willing to put in the necessary work.

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            1999-2003, BEng Electronic Systems, Electronics

            Never regretted the time spent in UUJ at both undergrad and postgrad level

            The staff at undergrad level were particularly outstanding. Always supportive, thoroughly knowledgeable in their field of expertise and even more importantly they were enthusiastic and this will always be a positive influence on the student body.