Ulster University

United Kingdom

About Ulster

Established in 1984, the University of Ulster is an institution with a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement. It is based in Northern Ireland with campuses in London and Birmingham.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Ulster was ranked within the top five universities in the UK for its research in law, biomedical sciences, nursing, and art and design. The university also boasts strong links with business and industry and courses are structured to allow students to combines their studies with vocational work placements.

Its main Belfast campus constitutes one of Northern Ireland's largest urban developments. Situated in Cathedral Quarter, the artistic and cultural area of the city, the Belfast campus is traditionally associated with Art, but has expanded to include subjects such as architecture, event management, Irish language, photography and digital animation. It also plays host to frequent fashion shows, art exhibitions and other cultural events across its 75,000sqm estate. The campus is currently undergoing a £250 million redevelopment programme to upgrade its teaching and learning facilities.

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The London campus is situated right in the heart of the city, in historic Holborn. Close to many transport links, restaurants, bars and attractions, our campus still manages to have an intimate feel, with friendly staff and students alike.

The campus has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment throughout and now provides an even better environment for you to study and socialise in. Equipped with computer rooms, common areas, classrooms, library facilities, free wi-fi throughout and private study areas, it is an ideal location. Here are some amenities near our campus.

The Birmingham campus has a great location in the city centre close to the main New Street rail station in the Centre City building. Excellent teaching facilities and faculty compliment a cosy campus geared towards learning and employment. Ulster's recommended accomodation is no more than a 15 minute walk away.

Whilst having no sports or bar facilites within the campus building, the Birmingham campus has a number of relationships with local businesses (including bars, restaurants, shops and other universities) to provide these to students. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Belfast campus is situated in the artistic and cultural centre of the city; the Cathedral Quarter.

Although traditionally associated with Art, the campus spans an increasing and exciting range of subjects including architecture, hospitality, event management, photography and digital animation. The vibrant campus plays host to frequent fashion and art exhibitions and is an exciting place to study. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1968
Student
Population
25155
Staff
Population
1665
Male to Female
Ratio
45 : 55
International
Students
8%
Social
Accreditations
Strengths
Optometry
CUG, Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
1st
Film & Sound Technology
Guardian, Film production & photography
2nd
Hospitality & Tourism
Guardian, Hospitality, event management and tourism
2nd
Performing Arts
Guardian, Film production & photography
2nd
Pharmacy
Guardian, Pharmacy and pharmacology
2nd
Visual Arts
Guardian, Film production & photography
2nd
Surveying & Planning
The Times, Building
4th
Nursing & Health Science
QS, Nursing
6th
Biological Science
Guardian, Biosciences
7th
Food Science
The Times, Food Science
8th
Electrical Engineering
Guardian, Engineering: electronic and electrical
9th
Sports Science
QS, Sports-related Subjects
9th
Physiotherapy
The Times, Physiotherapy
10th
Music
Guardian, Music
11th
Environmental Science
Guardian, Geography and environmental studies
12th
Geography
Guardian, Geography and environmental studies
12th
Social Work & Policy
The Times, Social Work
17th
Speech Therapy
CUG, Aural & Oral Sciences
18th
Diagnostic Imaging
The Times, Radiography
23rd
Occupational Therapy
CUG, Occupational Therapy
24th
Scholarships
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to $60000 for tuition
6 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to £40000 for tuition
6 available
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
UNESCO Fellowship Programmes
Up to 100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Scholarships
Up to £3000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Early payment discounts
Up to £1000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Agent Contact
Name
Hotline
+65 6333 1300
Whatsapp
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Notable Alumni

Seán Gallagher Entrepreneur
Seán Gallagher is an Irish entrepreneur, businessman and politician from Ireland. He is the founder of the company Smarthomes and has featured as a panellist on Dragons' Den. In 2009, he won Charity Lords of the Ring. He received an MBA from the University of Ulster in 2000.
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