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Ulster University

  • Public University, Estd 1865
  • Coleraine, Northern Ireland
  • 50 Courses

University Highlights

  • Northern Ireland’s largest university
  • Second-largest on the island of Ireland
  • Established in 1865 as Magee College
  • Became a university in 1968
  • Has four campuses with other global branch campuses
  • Four faculties divided into departments and schools
  • Hosts around 27,000 students
  • More than 1,200 international students from 143 countries
  • “Best Moving In Experience” according to National Students Housing Survey 2020
  • 120th in the UK for research (Scimago Institutions Rankings 2021)

University at a Glance

  • International
  • Male/Female
  • UG/PG Course
  • Faculty/Student
  • No. of
  • Yearly Hostel &
    Meals Expense
    £3.1K - 8.4K


Ulster University, located in Northern Ireland, is the largest university in the Belfast city. It is also the second-largest on the island of Ireland. Established in 1865 as a college, it became a university in 1968.
The university has four campuses in Northern Ireland. They are in Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown, and Magee. This university also has branch campuses in London, Birmingham, and Qatar.
There are four academic faculties in Ulster. They focus on Arts, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Business. Popular courses include Business, Law, Politics, and Marine Sciences.
Around 27,000 students attend this institution per year. More than 1,200 international students come from 143 countries to enrol here. Ulster has an 81% students satisfaction rate (Complete University Guide 2021).
Students enjoy housing service on all four campuses. The villages offer en-suite and standard rooms. Students receive 24/7 internet and security. Adapted rooms are available for students with disabilities.
Ulster offers several scholarships to students. They vary based on subjects. Country-specific funding is available too. The varsity website lists detailed information.
This university accepts various English language test scores. Students must follow the UK visa policy. IELTS scores are the most popular as proof of English proficiency. Other tests include Cambridge, ESOL, PTE, and TOEFL. Country-specific test information is available on the varsity website.
Being research-focused, this university has two research centers. They focus on Mental Health Sciences. Scimago Rankings 2021 places Ulster 120th in the UK for research.
Ulster focuses on sustainability. It has three sports centers on-campus. The Students' Union has 65 sports clubs. It also offers student support. These facilities make Ulster University a popular destination for students around the world.

Fees & Admissions Requirements

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Admission Requirements
Application feesGBP 20 - 20
  • Undergraduate
    Duration: 3 Years - 5 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: £15.8K
  • Postgraduate
    Duration: 1 Year - 2 Years
    1st Year Tution Fees: £15.8K


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Ulster University through our handy list of options below!

On campus accommodation :
  • Four on-campus accommodation village services
  • En-suite and standard rooms available
  • 24/7 internet, security, parking, maintenance, and laundry facilities available
  • Adapted rooms for students with disabilities
  • The contract period ranges from 37 weeks to 47 weeks
  • The estimated pricing is £3,071 - £8,413 (USD 4,248.73 – USD 11,639.38)
  • Private accommodation available as well

For more information: https://www.ulster.ac.uk/accommodation


All Courses

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Campus & Contact

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Main Campus
  • Address:
    Ulster University York Street Belfast Co. Antrim BT 15 1ED
  • Email:
  • Phone:
    +44 (0) 28 7012 3456

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