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Hello
                       At Ulster University, our                              94% of our graduates are in work or further study
                                                                              within six months, demonstrating our commitment
                       students are at the heart                              to making sure our students are ready and able to
                       of everything we do and                                achieve their goals.

from Ulster
                       we want to give you the                                By joining Ulster University, you will join a vibrant
                                                                              student community where there are new friendships
                       most rewarding student                                 to be made, ideas to be shared, thinking to be
                       experience possible.                                   challenged and opportunities to be explored.
                                                                              This prospectus offers you a flavour of life at

University
                       We will provide an educational experience that         Ulster University; the unique student experience,
                       helps you to develop your skills and prepares you      the outstanding facilities on our campuses across
                       to be a future leader in your chosen field.            Northern Ireland and the supportive learning
                       Our teaching is underpinned by world-leading           environment where you can pursue your ambitions.
                       research that has global significance and              Whatever your aspirations, we want to give you the
                       meaningful impact. This means your learning will       educational experience to help you achieve them.
                       be influenced by experts who are shaping our           We want you to come to Ulster University.
                       understanding of their subject - your area of study.
                       We work with business and industry to make sure        With best wishes,
                       that our courses meet their needs, meaning our         Professor Paul Bartholomew
                       diverse range of courses are created with your         Vice-Chancellor and President
                       future career in mind.

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Teaching from                                                      We are committed to delivering industry-
                                                                   relevant education taught by a staff of

real-world                                                         world-leading experts and practitioners.
                                                                   We work closely with employers and awarding             This is even more important now as industries

experience
                                                                   bodies to develop our curriculum. This ensures our      are transforming at an unprecedented speed
                                                                   courses are relevant and, where possible, offer the     and employers are actively seeking employees
                                                                   professional qualifications and accreditations most     with the skills and competencies to lead, adapt,
                                                                   desired by employers.                                   and inspire.

Dr Emmett Kerr                                                      Dr Valerie Hinch
Position: Lecturer in Mechanical                                    Position: Teaching Fellow/
and Manufacturing Engineering                                       Placement Coordinator/
Faculty: Computing, Engineering                                     Course Director Biomedical Science
and the Built Environment                                           Faculty: Life and Health Sciences

3 Professional Highlights:                                          3 Professional Highlights:
  I secured a graduate post with Smurfit Kappa Ireland              UK Advanced Healthcare Awards: ‘Transforming
  holding various roles and participated in a European                the Workforce - Advanced Dissection of Cancer
  Graduate program.                                                   Specimens by Biomedical Scientists Finalist’ (2018).
  I progressed to the role of Project Engineer for €7.5million      Ulster University Impact Excellence Awards -
  investment, Smurfit Kappa Ireland and finally, to                   ‘Placement Employer of the Year Finalist’ (2018).
  Mechanical Engineering Supervisor, Smurfit Kappa Lurgan.            NI Advanced Healthcare Awards: ‘Transforming the
  I am the Local and National (UK) winner of the JCI Ten            Workforce - Advanced Dissection of Cancer Specimens
  Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) 2018 for my PhD                    by Biomedical Scientists Winner’ (2017).
  research in Robotics.
                                                                    Why I teach at Ulster:
Why I teach at Ulster:                                              During 17 years of professional practice as an Advanced
I am extremely passionate about Engineering and Artificial          Biomedical Scientist, I developed a strong passion to share
Intelligence; teaching and inspiring students to progress           my expertise with our students so they can progress
enjoyable, rewarding and influencing STEM careers.                  to become professional Biomedical Scientists and be
I strive to use fun and interactive teaching methods to teach       at the forefront of patient healthcare.
complex theories in interesting and comprehensible ways.

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Teaching from
real-world
experience

Danielle McWall                                                                Dr Declan Keeney
Position: Head of Department of Accounting,                                     Position: Director of the Ulster Screen Academy
Finance and Economics                                                           Faculty: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Faculty: Ulster University Business School
                                                                                3 Professional Highlights:
3 Professional Highlights:                                                        My students winning eight Royal Television Society Awards
  C
   ompleting my Final Admitting Exams for Chartered                                 for film work they did with me in class. Always delighted
  Accountants Ireland as it marked the end of five years of study                    when my students excel.
  towards the career I had wanted since I was 15 years old.                        My first broadcast credit on the BBC as a BBC camera
  A
   s a part-time Ulster MBA student, I got the chance to visit San                  operator. It was for a live broadcast during Children in Need
  Francisco and my employer offered me a life-changing opportunity                   on BBC1 many years ago.
  to work in their San Francisco office for 16 months, what an experience!          Moving into academia from a career in television production,
  M
   y current role as a Head of Department brings all my professional                I graduated with a PhD in Film, which was a very proud day
  knowledge, experience and skills to life and every day I am getting the            for me and my family.
  chance to use these skills.
                                                                                Why I teach at Ulster:
Why I teach at Ulster:                                                          I came to Ulster because we are leaders in learning and
I teach at Ulster because quite simply I love it! The students I have           teaching for the Screen Industries. I lead the Ulster Screen
encountered have either been inspirational in their work effort or              Academy and we offer incredible degrees in Screen
have overcome many challenges to succeed in the professional world.             Production, Cinematics Arts, Animation, Gaming, Interaction
I am enthusiastic about my subject area and my career, with all the             Design, Interactive Media and more. Our courses are world
experiences it gave me. I have worked all over the world from UK to USA         class and it is an exciting place to be right now.
to Ukraine and I love sharing these experiences with the students at Ulster.
Our students are special and they appreciate the fact that they are taught by
someone who sat in their place many years ago.

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Your                                                          How will I learn?
                                                              _______________________________________
                                                                                                                      Equipment
                                                                                                                      and facilities

learning
                                                              At UU you will attend lectures to learn the key         _______________________________________
                                                              concepts of your subject. You will also attend
                                                              seminars and tutorials, which offer the opportunity     You will learn in state-of-the-art facilities, with
                                                              to discuss these concepts in smaller groups with        industry-standard equipment. Our architecture

experience
                                                              your fellow students and teaching staff.                super-studio, award-winning student-run restaurant,
                                                                                                                      TV studios, financial trading room, laboratories,
                                                                                                                      art workshops, on-campus optometry and model
                                                              Learning for your                                       pharmacy are just some examples of how you

                                                              future career                                           benefit from our investment in modern facilities
                                                                                                                      which mirror what you will experience when you
                                                              _______________________________________                 start working.
                                                              We understand how important it is that your
                                                              degree prepares you for your career. That’s why
                                                              we involve industry in your teaching. This could be
                                                                                                                      How will I
                                                              through guest lectures, field trips, or by working on   be assessed?
                                                              projects set by local and global businesses.            ________________________________________
                                                                                                                      Coursework could include reports, group and
                                                              Learning in industry                                    individual tasks, presentations, projects and
                                                              _______________________________________                 showcases. Regular feedback on your coursework
                                                                                                                      helps you to develop your skills and knowledge.
                                                              Many of our degree programmes include
                        Regarding my course, there’s a                                                                Exams feature in some, but not all modules.
                                                              placement and practice opportunities. These not
                        lot to love but I would say that
                                                              only offer a great way to get real-life experience,
                        my lecturers and course directors
                        from the School of Sport are some
                                                              but also give you the opportunity to build              Leaders of learning
                                                              relationships with potential employers.
                        of the most hardworking, helpful
                        and pleasant people that I have
                                                                                                                      innovation
                                                                                                                      ________________________________________
                        had the pleasure of getting to
                        know since I first came to Northern                                                           Ulster University is at the forefront of learning
                        Ireland and Ulster University                                                                 innovation. We introduced digital learning 20
                        two years ago. I have so much                                                                 years ago and since then, we have been constantly
                        respect for them.                                                                             developing the ways in which we teach to ensure
                        Ausby Rodrigues,                                                                              it is engaging, interesting, flexible and meets the
                        Sports Studies                                                                                needs of our students.

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Degrees
designed
with your                                                                                                                                                                 My Course Director lets us
                                                                                                                                                                          know that we are a partner in

career in mind
                                                                                                                                                                          the learning and teaching process.
                                                                                                                                                                          I feel that my experience at Ulster
                                                                                                                                                                          has been immensely valuable
                                                                                                                                                                          because of the student staff
                                                                                                                                                                          partnership which has contributed
                                                                                                                                                                          to the student learning experience.
                                                                                                                                                                          Staff genuinely care about
                                                                                                                                                                          their students.
                                                                                                                                                                          Grace Boyle,

Design                                                                                                   Delivery
                                                                                                                                                                          Interactive Media

Industry-led course design                          Supporting skills and                                Student-centric teaching                           Real-world environments
                                                    careers of the future
Our course teams and employability                                                                       We design our courses, so you build not only       We design our courses so that you learn in
consultants are committed to making your            Our courses are underpinned by our                   your skills and knowledge but the competencies     highly practical environments, seminars, and
degree career-focused and industry-leading.         world-leading research which means you               needed to thrive in your future career.            working project teams that will prepare you
                                                    will gain the latest skills and industry thinking.                                                      for the real world.
Gain the skills                                                                                          Real-world experience
and competencies                                    Access the qualifications and                                                                           CV building, learning
employers want                                      accreditations to get ahead                          Our industry links mean that you may work on       and assessment
                                                                                                         live industry projects and benefit from visiting
                                                                                                         professors or masterclasses from experts.          Your course will not only develop your skills
We regularly review our course and module           We work with accrediting bodies to
content with industry partners to ensure you have   develop degrees that prepare you for future                                                             and knowledge, but you will also gain practical
the skills and specialisms needed by employers.     certifications or provide exemptions to some                                                            experience and project work that will demonstrate
                                                    professional body exams.                                                                                your expertise including portfolios, case studies,
                                                                                                                                                            projects and more.

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     #WeBuildCareers

                                                      At Ulster, we place employability at the heart
                                                      of the student experience and provide all students

Your
                                                      with the opportunities and support they need to
                                                      develop into highly employable graduates.

employability                                         Get hired
                                                      with Ulster
                                                                                           Your hobbies and
                                                                                           interests can help
                                                                                                                                 Career support
                                                                                                                                 after you graduate

is our
                                                      __________________________
                                                                                           build your CV                         __________________________
                                                      You are more likely to secure your   __________________________
                                                      dream job if you have a work-                                              The support doesn’t stop once
                                                      based degree with real-world         The Ulster EDGE Award provides        you graduate. You will still have
                                                      experiences. Our Employability       official recognition and evidence     access to world-class coaches,

priority
                                                      and Careers Service is here to       of your relevant interests outside    mentors and employability agents
                                                      get you work-ready.                  of university like hobbies, sports    to secure your next step through
                                                                                           or volunteering activities. It is     our UnLockU programme.
                                                                                           awarded in addition to your
                                                      Personalised service
                                                      __________________________           degree to help boost your
                                                                                           career prospects.
                                                      Benefit from one-to-one specialist
                                                      advice from our experts within
                                                      our award-winning Employability
                                                                                           Meet career
                                                      and Careers Hubs on campus           bodies, local and
                                                      or online. Our consultants offer     global employers
                                                      friendly and impartial support       __________________________
                                                      with career planning and
                                                                                           Build your network by attending our
                                                      advice on developing your skills.                                               I love how supportive the
                                                                                           regular careers fairs and forums.
                                                                                                                                      industrial placement staff are.
                                                      Paid work                            Prepare your                               They helped me obtain a
                                                      experience,                          CV and get
                                                                                                                                      placement with Analog Devices
     Find out more
     ulster.ac.uk/careers
                                                      internships and                      interview ready
                                                                                                                                      International which is where I am
                                                                                                                                      for the year. They will prepare you
                                                      volunteering                         __________________________                 for technical placement interviews
     Follow @CareersAtUlster on our social channels   __________________________
                                                                                           Build your CV and interview                which will also help you with
                                                      Access an extensive range            skills with digital resources and          placement year and when you
                                                      of part-time job opportunities,      real-time feedback.                        look for graduate jobs.
                                                      internships, paid placements,                                                   Joshua Grenfell,
                                                      holiday jobs, jobs abroad and                                                   Information
                                                      week-long work experience                                                       Technologies
                                                      opportunities.

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Placements
to build
your career                                                                                              I work in Capability &
                                                                                                         Development in PwC Operate.
                                                                                                         My role is implementing digital
                                                                                                         strategies in our training programmes
Real-world learning                                  Opportunities at                                    and managing professional qualifications
                                                                                                         for over 1,300 staff.
and CV building                                      home and abroad                                     I’ve received so many opportunities and am
experience
                                                     _______________________________________             currently running my own digital learning project.
                                                                                                         You are given responsibility from day one and
_______________________________________              We can connect you with local and global            this really helps you feel on the same level as the
                                                     employers who have placement opportunities          rest of the staff in the business.
At Ulster, over 2,000 students annually              at home and abroad. We have partners in Asia,       A placement lets you get experience in the
engage in work-based experiences which help          America and Europe with recent placement            working world whilst also having the reassurance
build their CV and increase their future career      destinations including the USA, United Arab         of going back to another year of university.
options. You can put your knowledge into practice,   Emirates, New Zealand and Australia.
build your professional network, and begin the                                                           I have become more confident with presenting,
                                                                                                         using data tools and have learned how to
successful transition to post-university life.
                                                     Industry placement                                  properly organise and manage my time.
                                                                                                         I have gained invaluable business skills,
Placements that                                      year with professional                              a vast professional network and brilliant
                                                                                                         experiences which I will carry with
work for you                                         practice qualification                              me for the rest of my life.
_______________________________________              _______________________________________
                                                                                                         Philip Black, Business Economics
                                                                                                         & Marketing Placement
We work with employer partners to co-design your     Most of our courses include the option to           Year Student, PwC
professional practice and ensure your placement      complete a paid placement year in industry.                                                               Our Placement Response Team is here to
builds critical knowledge and industry skills.       You will gain real-world experience and a CV                                                              support you before, during and after your
                                                     building Diploma in Professional Practice or                                                              placement: ulster.ac.uk/careers
                                                     Diploma in Professional Practice - International.

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Study                                                      Our Global Mobility Team                  emester or full-year study
                                                                                                    S

abroad with
                                                           is dedicated to finding                  programmes. If you complete a full-
                                                           opportunities for our                    year study abroad programme you
                                                                                                    will receive a Diploma in International
                                                           students to learn and                    Academic Studies (DIAS).

our Go Global
                                                           study abroad through
                                                           our International Student                 cademic summer schools at
                                                                                                    A
                                                           Exchange Programme.                      international universities including

programme
                                                                                                    the USA, China and India.

                                                                                                   Volunteer abroad
                                                                                                   ___________________________________
                                                                                                   Give back and build your skills, expertise,
                                                                                                   and confidence by volunteering abroad.
                                                                                                   We have lots of opportunities working with
                                                                                                   children, young people, social projects,
                                                                                                   business and social enterprise, climate
                                                             Over 300 institutions                 change campaigns and health promotion.
                                                             available worldwide
                                                             for student exchange                  Recent Opportunities:
                        During my time at Ulster,                                                    Project Children Summer
                        I got the opportunity to live                                                Work & Travel Program, USA
                        and experience New York for
                                                              Here are our top five
                                                              reasons to study abroad:               Hospital Volunteering, Nepal
                        my placement year, organise                                                  Teaching Assistant, Nepal
                        real-life events, and develop my
                        communication and managerial           	Strengthen your existing skills
                        skills that will stand by               and develop new ones
                        my career in hospitality.              Add value to your degree            Find out more:
                                                                with different classes              ulster.ac.uk/goglobal
                        GoGlobal – Cormac King,                Experience new cultures              UUGoGlobal
                        International Hospitality               and gain life experiences
                        Management                             Enhance your employability
                                                                with new perspectives
                                                               Improve your language skills

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                                                                             Name: Professor Frank Lyons MBE
     #WeBelieveInBrave                                                       Position: Associate Dean (Research and Impact)
                                                                             Making a difference by: Making music available to all
                                                                             Challenge: Current instruments and tools are challenging or
                                                                             inaccessible for some disabled musicians and composers.
                                                                             Goal: Help disabled musicians compose and perform music.

World-class
                                                                             Result: Using advances in creative technologies including virtual reality,
                                                                             Frank and his team created digital platforms so musicians with disabilities
                                                                             can make high-quality music. These technologies are now used by Frank’s
                                                                             ensemble Acoustronic of disabled and non-disabled musicians and is the
                                                                             first inclusive ensemble to be appointed to a national music conservatory

research
                                                                             anywhere in the world.
                                                                             How you can make a difference: BMus Hons Music

Every day our cutting-edge research and                                                                             Name: Professor Tony Bjourson
innovations are making a difference to thousands                                                                    Position: Professor of Genomics and Director of C-TRIC
of people and their communities while developing
the careers and industries of the future.                                                                           Making a difference by: Improving treatment
                                                                                                                    rates through a personalised approach to medicine
You will be taught by world-class researchers                                                                       Challenge: 58% of people over 60 live with multiple chronic diseases
and academics whose advances and discoveries                                                                        such as heart disease, COPD, MS, IBS, asthma and diabetes. Many are
are transforming societies and economies at                                                                         prescribed treatments that provide little, adverse or conflicting effects.
home and abroad.
                                                                                                                    Goal: Increase the effectiveness of treatments to improve patient quality
                                                                                                                    of life whilst reducing pressure on health services.
                                                                                                                    Result: A pioneering approach to personalised treatment enabling
                                                                                                                    healthcare professions to identify and provide the right treatment
                                                                                                                    based on their patient’s complex needs.
     Find out more                                                                                                  How you can make a difference: BSc Hons Personalised Medicine
     ulster.ac.uk/research

Name: Professor Jim McLaughlin                                               Name: Dr Sinéad Fury
Position: Head of the School of Engineering                                  Position: Lecturer in Consumer Management and Food Innovation
Making a difference by: Saving lives with earlier                            Making a difference by: Reducing food poverty
diagnosis of heart disease                                                   Challenge: 20% of UK adults live in households classified as food insecure,
Challenge: Heart disease is the leading worldwide cause of death             with 10% reported as living in households with moderate or severe food insecurity.
with 2% of healthcare expenditure spent managing heart failure.              Goal: Define, measure and map food poverty in Northern Ireland
Goal: Increase speed and accuracy of diagnosis which subsequently            and beyond to inform government policy and services.
improves the treatment of heart disease and reduces the number of strokes.   Result: Our research identified the extent and urgency of food insecurity
Result: Wearable heart failure devices which measure critical ECG,           including methods to predict who may be at greatest risk of food poverty and
skin temperature, heart and respiration rates. Data is sent via Wi-Fi for    what services or programmes can be implemented to help households.
clinicians to download quickly and easily.                                   How you can make a difference:
How you can make a difference: BSc Hons Biomedical Engineering               BSc Hons Consumer Management and Food Innovation

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     Life In Northern Ireland

There are so many
great reasons
to study in
Northern Ireland

A home from home                                         Affordable                                              Parent friendly                                           Nightlife
Northern Ireland is famed for being a friendly           Students studying in Northern Ireland enjoy low         There’s plenty to do when your family comes to            Live music, affordable clubbing, a vibrant LGBT+
and affordable place to study, so whether you are        rents, affordable living expenses, and lots of          stay. Visit filming locations for popular TV shows like   scene and friendly community make Northern
coming to Northern Ireland for the first time, or have   free entertainment.                                     Game of Thrones, Line of Duty or Derry Girls, go to       Ireland a great place to enjoy a memorable
lived here all your life, you can be sure you’ll enjoy                                                           the Giant’s Causeway World Heritage Site, stand           night out.
one of the best student lifestyles in the world.         Culture                                                 in the spot where the Titanic was built or relax and
                                                                                                                 catch up over a leisurely meal.                           Great food
Connected                                                Northern Ireland has lots of free museums, festivals,
                                                         music and art so you’ll never be short of something     The great outdoors                                        From local delicacies to international cuisine,
Northern Ireland is easy to get to, and                  to see and do.                                                                                                    every taste is catered for.
around. The two main cities of Belfast and                                                                       You’re never far away from an amazing experience
Derry~Londonderry are connected by road and                                                                      in the great outdoors. From sea to mountain, there
rail, and there are plenty of ways to visit other                                                                are lots of opportunities for surfing, canoeing,
areas of the country.                                                                                            cycling and hiking in some of the most beautiful
                                                                                                                 countryside you will ever see.

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     Life On Campus

Life on
                                                                                           Ottawa
                                                                                              New York
                                                                                                                                                                                            Beijing
                                                               Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Seoul    Tokyo
                                                                                                                                                                        Islamabad
                                                                                                                                                          Kuwait City

campus
                                                                                                                                                Cairo                      New Delhi

                                                 Belfast/
                                                                                                                                                                                 Dhake         Hong Kong
                                                                           Mexico City                                                                     Riyadh

                                                 Jordanstown                    Bogota
                                                                                                                                     Abuja
                                                                                                                                                                                         Kuala Lumpur
                                                                                                                                                                                          Singapore

#WeAreUU
                                                                                                         Brasilia

                                                                                                                                               Pretoria

                                                                                         Belfast

Getting to Northern Ireland
___________________________________                                                          London

With direct flights from over 40 destinations,
and the international hubs of London and
Dublin close by, Northern Ireland is easy to                                                                                                                                     C
                                                                                                                                                                                     C
reach from anywhere in the world.                                                                                                                                    M       D

                                                                                                                                                                 M      Derry~Londonderry

                                                 Coleraine
Fast ferries running multiple times each day
from the ports of Belfast and Larne will get
                                                                                                                                                                                                              J
you to Scotland and England, and Wales                                                                                                                                                                                 L

can be reached from Dublin.                                                                                                                                                                                   J
                                                                                                                                                                                                        BI              B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   B
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Belfast        G

Campuses you’ll love                                                                 Glasgow
                                                                                                   Edinburgh                                                                                                  B

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                                                                            Coleraine
                                                                           Derry~Londonderry
We have four campuses across Northern                                            Belfast                       Newcastle-Upon-Tyne           Campus Locations
Ireland in Belfast, Coleraine, Jordanstown                                                                                                   B: Belfast
                                                                                                                                             J: Jordanstown
and Derry~Londonderry.                                                                                                                       C: Coleraine
                                                                                                       Liverpool
                                                                                                                                             M: Magee
                                                                                                           Manchester
Each campus has its own distinctive                            Galway
                                                                                Dublin
                                                                                                                                             Airports
atmosphere and you can be sure that                                                                                                          BI: Belfast International
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Travel times
                                                               Limerick                                                                      G: George Best Belfast City
wherever you choose to study, you will                                                                                                                                                              (by car)
                                                                                                                                             D: City of Derry                                    Belfast > Magee
have a fantastic student experience.                                Cork
                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 hour 45 minutes
                                                                                                     Cardiff
                                                                                                                    London
                                                                                                                                             Ports                                            Belfast > Jordanstown
                                                                                                                                             B: Belfast                                              15 minutes
                                                                                                                                             L: Larne                                           Belfast > Coleraine
                                                                                                                                                                                                  1 hour 10 minutes
                                                                                                                                             Trains                                             Coleraine > Magee
                                                                                                                                             B: Belfast                                              50 minutes

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                                                 Magee                                                                                       J: Jordanstown
                                                                                                                                             C: Coleraine
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        Life On Campus                                                                                    shore of Belfast Lough and is home
                                                                                                          of extensive sports facilities.

                                                                         Belfast Campus
                                                                                                                                Titanic Quarter: Explore rich
Belfast/Jordanstown
                                                                                                                                maritime heritage, see where the
                                                                                                                                most famous ship in history was built.

                           Belfast Hills: With breath-taking
                           views over the city, the Belfast Hills are
                           perfect for hiking and mountain biking.

                                                                        Belfast
                                                                        A vibrant city: Cafes, bars,
                                                                        restaurants, theatres, museums, clubs
                                                                        and other entertainment venues.

                                                                                                                                        Direct trains to Dublin: Frequent
                                                                                                                                        trains to Dublin Connolly Station from
                                                                                                                                        Lanyon Place. Journey time only 2 hours.

                           The Belfast campus is located within
                           Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, the bustling
                           cultural centre of the city. Our Jordanstown campus
                           is just 15 minutes away with excellent road and rail
                           connections. We have invested heavily in developing modern,
                           state-of-the-art facilities with the latest technologies to
                           provide you with the best learning experience possible.                                                                                                 I am an international student
                                                                                                                                                                                   studying at Ulster University.
                           Campus character                                                                                                                                        I arrived in Belfast in September
                           __________________________________________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                   and what an experience it has been.
                           With digital and social connectivity at its heart, our Belfast campus has a modern,                                                                     I have come across so many nice
                           creative vibe and embraces a range of subjects including art and design, architecture,                                                                  people who are very hospitable.
                           hospitality, computing, engineering, business and management. The campus is home to                                                                     I have made new friends and I never
                           The Academy - our award-winning training restaurant, Unique Art Shop and exhibition                                                                     run out of places to go and explore.
                           spaces. The brand-new 75,000m2 development will accommodate 15,000 students                                                                             If you are thinking of coming to
                           and staff and is the core of the innovation district of the city. With a range of sporting                                                              Belfast stop thinking just do it!
                           facilities including pitches, tennis courts, gym, and squash courts at our Jordanstown
                           campus, we provide the perfect mix of city-centre living with edge-of-town space.                                                                       Temiseayo Britto,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Biomedical Science

                              …by train                                                                  …by air
                              Derry~Londonderry                                                          George Best Belfast City Airport
                              2hrs 10mins                                                                10mins drive
                              Coleraine 1hr 30mins                                                       Belfast International Airport
                              Newry 1hr                                                                  30mins drive
                              Dublin 2hrs
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      Life On Campus                                                            Portstewart: Vibrant student
                                                                                community with beautiful cliff
                                                                                walks and golden beach.
                                                                                                           Portrush: Three blue flag
                                                                                                           beaches, surfing and world
                                                                                                           class golfing facilities.
Coleraine
                                              River Bann: Paddle boarding,
                                              wake boarding, canoeing and
                                              water skiing are all available.

                                                                                Coleraine

                         Situated on the banks of the River Bann
                         and just three miles from the bustling
                         seaside towns of Portrush and Portstewart, our
                         Coleraine campus is an outdoor lover’s dream.

                         Campus character
                         __________________________________________________________________
                         Courses at our Coleraine campus focus on health, the environment, hospitality and
                         communication. The beautiful campus complex includes the Riverside Theatre, a state-
                         of-the-art sports complex, woodland heritage trail as well as modern teaching and
                         studying facilities. We have invested £6.5M in a media centre which includes a BBC
                         TV studio, multimedia newsroom and editing suites. The campus also houses a model                              There is such a strong sense of
                         pharmacy and working optometry clinic which offers free student-led eye tests.                                 community on the Coleraine campus
                                                                                                                                        and staff genuinely care about the
                         The Atlantic coast offers opportunities for surfing, body boarding and lots of other                           students mental wellbeing.
                         water sports. The Giant’s Causeway World Heritage Site, Game of Thrones Ballintoy                              There is always something new to
                         Harbour and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge are must-see attractions within easy                                    discover on the North Coast and
                         striking distance of campus. The area is famed for its sporting credentials, hosting                           amazing beaches.
                         both the Open Golf Championship and the North West 200 motorcycle festival.                                    I am so happy that I’ve not only
                                                                                                                                        chosen to study here but that I get to
                         Above all, it’s a welcoming place for students, with lots of cafes, bars and club nights                       call this place home now!
                         available making our Coleraine campus extremely popular.
                                                                                                                                        Rachel Mills,
                                                                                                                                        International Travel and
                                                                                                                                        Tourism Management

                          …by train
                           Belfast 1hr 30mins
                           Derry~Londonderry 40mins

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                                                                                 Peace Bridge: Gently arching across
                                                                                 the River Foyle, the Peace Bridge is
                                                                                 a popular hiking and cycling route.

                                   City walls: The historic Derry Walls
                                   are over 400 years old and form a
                                   platform for 24 restored cannons.
                                                                                         Vibrant city: Cafes, bars, restaurants,
                                                                                         theatres, museums, clubs and other
                                                                                         entertainment venues.

                                                                             Derry~Londonderry
                                                       City Centre

                        Our Magee campus is located in
                        the heart of Northern Ireland’s second city,
                        Derry~Londonderry, the capital of the North West,
                        and is only a short distance from idyllic County Donegal.

                        Campus character
                        __________________________________________________________________
                        Magee offers the best of both worlds - a city campus with a friendly vibe. Impressive,
                        historic buildings such as our iconic Martha Magee building, blend perfectly with our
                        modern £11M state-of-the-art teaching block and £1.3M refurbished library facilities.
                        This campus is home to the Spatial Computing and Neurotechnology Innovation
                        (Scan-i) hub which uses cutting-edge technology to determine the brain and body’s                          I absolutely love being a
                        responses to stress, fatigue, achievement and other stimuli to develop the next                            part of the Magee campus.
                        generation of human/machine interaction. There are performance spaces for those                            The staff are the most friendy
                        studying music and drama and collaborative study spaces for those working on group                         people and genuinely want to
                        projects. Magee’s diverse range of courses include business, nursing, sport, music,                        help you grow as an individual.
                        drama, computing and engineering so there is something for everyone.
                                                                                                                                   The main building is beyond
                        The City of Derry is famous for its festivals, including the Foyle Film Festival, Halloween                breath taking, like a building from
                        celebrations, Maritime Festival and Derry Jazz Festival. The vibrant nightlife is                          Hogwarts itself. Honoured to
                        complemented by a wide range of cultural venues and activities, and the city’s                             be a part of the UU family.
                        fame has spread thanks to the popular TV show Derry Girls. Alongside being one                             Maeve Doody,
                        of the most affordable places to live in the UK, the friendliness of the people of                         Nursing (Adult)
                        Derry~Londonderry make our Magee experience truly “Legenderry”.

                          …by train                                              …by air
                          Belfast 2hrs 10mins                                     City of Derry Airport 20mins drive
                          Coleraine 40mins

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     What Parents
     Need To Know

                        We understand that this can be an exciting but
                        challenging time as you prepare your child for
                        their next chapter. We want to let you know that
                        we are here to support you through every stage
                        of your research, application and hopefully
                        future enrolment at Ulster.

                        A guide for parents and guardians                          Before you apply

                        We have created a useful guide to walk you                  Open Days – Your introduction to Ulster
                        through the process, what you and your child should           University, our course and support teams
                        consider when choosing their university, and critical       Course Events – An opportunity to delve
                        milestones and dates. Key areas covered:                      deeper into courses and what life is like
                           Is university right for them?                              studying and living at Ulster
                           Choosing the best university for your child
                           Fees and finance                                        Once you receive your offer

Support for
                           Applying to university
                           Is Ulster University the right choice for your child?    
                                                                                    Applicant   Events – Your chance to learn more
                                                                                    about your course and what your day-to-day
                        You can download the full Parents’ Guide here -             life at Ulster could be
                        ulster.ac.uk/parentsguide

parents and
                        How we support
                                                                                     We’re here to answer
                        pupils and schools
                                                                                     your questions:

guardians
                        Working with Careers Teachers and Principals,
                                                                                     Admissions help including entry
                        we have a team of recruitment officers who visit
                                                                                     requirements
                        local schools to provide careers and university
                                                                                     admissions@ulster.ac.uk
                        advice from Year 10. As your child enters Year 13,
                        we are on hand to offer advice on how to complete            Accommodation
                        their application, including personal statements.            accommodation@ulster.ac.uk
                                                                                     Tuition Fees
                                                                                     fees@ulster.ac.uk
                          Meet us
                                                                                     Student Wellbeing & Disability Support
                        Throughout the year, we run a series of events               studentwellbeing@ulster.ac.uk
                        where you can experience life at Ulster.
                        You can find out more at ulster.ac.uk/events

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                                                                                                              Accommodation
                                                                                                                 guarantee
                                                                                                              We guarantee all first year
                                                                                                               students who have made
                                                                                                                Ulster their first choice a
                                                                                                              place in one of our halls.*
                                                                                                          *Accommodation must be booked
                                                                                                              by 7 July (14 August for
                                                                                                               International students).

     Image: An example of our                                                   Our award-winning
     Belfast accommodation
                                                                                accommodation has:

Make
                                                                                   Self-catering facilities         Access to gym facilities
                                                                                   High-speed Wi-Fi                 Student hubs for socialising
                                                                                   Laundry services

yourself
                                     6 reasons to stay in university accommodation

                                     1                                                          4

at home
                                     Your social calendar is sorted                             You get support when you need it
                                     From trips to Ikea, nights out and bake-offs               From changing a lightbulb to student
                                     there’s always loads going on - a great way                wellbeing our Resident Assistants (all current
                                     to meet new people and feel at home.                       students) are here to help you.

                                     2                                                          5
                                     It helps you budget                                        It’s a safe place to be
                                     Bills are included in your rent - utilities, Wi-Fi         With 24/7 security, CCTV and control over
                                     and housekeeping are all covered.                          who enters your flat, you and your belongings
                                                                                                will be safe and secure.
Choosing where to live can be just
as important as deciding on the      3
                                     There’s space to hang
                                                                                                6
                                                                                                A great location is guaranteed
course to study at university.       With cinema rooms, student hubs and outdoor                All our accommodation is located on
                                     spaces you won’t always be stuck in your room.             or close to our four campuses.

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                        Belfast
     Accommodation
                                                                                                                                         Magee
                        Accommodation                                                                                                    Accommodation
                        City centre living
                        Brand new, state-of-the-art accommodation.
                                                                                                                                         City centre living
                        Shared (with ensuite), studio and twin apartments
                                                                                                                                         Coppin House and Duncreggan Village are
                        available. Everyone has access to the indoor
                                                                                                                                         a mix of ensuite and shared bathroom apartments
                        and outdoor communal spaces available.
                                                                                                                                         with kitchen and living areas. Studio apartments
                                                                                                                                         also available. Everyone has access to car
                        5 mins walk to campus | 5 mins walk to
                                                                                                                                         parking and bike storage.
                        Cathedral Quarter | 20 mins walk to train station
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     Sports, Clubs & Societies

                                                                                                                                                                                Find out more

Sport for all
                                                                                                                                                                                 ulster.ac.uk/sport
                                                                                                                                                                                  ulster.ac.uk/taes
                                                                                                                                                                           uusu.org/get_involved/sports

Be part of ‘Team Ulster’                             Performance Sport                                        Talented Athlete Entry Scheme                       Fantastic Facilities
Whether you want to play social or competitive       At Ulster University we are passionate about             We understand the dedication and commitment it      Whether you are an athlete or a complete beginner,
sport you can join one of our 70+ clubs to make      performance and helping people fulfil their potential.   takes to compete at the highest level. Long hours   everyone can benefit from our excellent sporting
memories, break records and be part of something                                                              of training, intense regimes and competitions       and gym facilities at affordable student rates.
special during your time at Ulster. From sub aqua,   We have tailored student support programmes to           can sometimes mean a sacrifice in examination
canoeing and mountaineering to taekwondo,            increase performance levels of individuals and           performance.                                        Choose between unlimited gold membership to
Gaelic football and rugby we have loads of sports    teams, to maximise competitive success and enhance                                                           pay-as-you-go options. Our sports centres have it
clubs you can play in and compete with.              your student experience at Ulster University.            Our Talented Athlete Entry Scheme is designed       all, including state-of-the-art fitness studios, a wide
                                                                                                              to support and nurture aspiring athletes by         range of classes and multi-sport indoor and outdoor
                                                                                                              reducing the entry grades required for full-time    facilities, all supported by fully trained fitness staff.
                                                                                                              undergraduate courses.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                         Once you register
                                                                                                                                                                                                       to study with us, you
                                                                                                                                                                                                      automatically become
                                                                                                                                                                                                         a member of the

                                  Your Student Voice                                                                Your Student Destination
Your Students’ Union
                                  We are a member-led organisation,                                                 You can access all the benefits of your membership of
                                  headed by seven elected Student Officers,                                         UUSU at our four campus locations or online at UUSU.org.
                                  here to represent, connect and support
                                  you. We represent the student population                                          Find your tribe with                                     Student Enterprise Centre
                                  on every University committee, ensuring                                           UUSU Clubs and Societies
                                                                                                                                                                             UUSU Enterprise offers advice and guidance to help
                                  your voice is always heard.                                                       We have over 100 student-led societies across all        you get your business idea up and running, from
                                                                                                                    our campuses. They are a great way to meet new           developing a business plan to sourcing funding.
                                                                                                                    people or try something new. They also give you
                                                                                                                    valuable experience and skills to enhance your CV.       You can benefit from:
                                                                                                                                                                               Skills workshops
                                                                                                                    If you have a specific interest or passion, we can
                                                                                                                                                                               Our entrepreneurship programme to
                                                                                                                    help you set up your own society!
                                                                                                                                                                                network and test ideas
                                                                                                                                                                               Industry advisors and alumni mentors
                                                                                                                    Join the Party                                             Start-up advice including legal and funding support

                                                                                                                    From registration to graduation our activities team
                                                                                                                    give you plenty of opportunities to socialise both on     Find out More
                                                                                                                    and off campus. They put on student nights, comedy            uusu.org
                                                                                                                    gigs, acoustic sessions and can help you create your          UUSU_Online
                                                                                                                    own events.
                                                                                                                                                                                  UUSUOnline
                                                                                                                                                                                  UUSU
                                  How do we support you?                                                            Sports for fitness and fun
                                    T he UUSU Advice Bureau provides independent, confidential, and               Benefiting from Ulster University’s sports facilities,
                                      impartial advice on a range of academic and welfare issues                    UUSU have over 70 sports clubs and teams,
                                    Our Academic Representatives raise issues and suggestions with your
                                   	                                                                               including Disc Golf, Sub Aqua, Squash, Golf and
                                    course teams, working together to deliver the best possible course experience   Taekwondo. You can get involved in sport at any
                                    Our Sabbatical Officers are former students who champion the issues that
                                   	                                                                               campus it doesn’t have to be the campus where                                     This year I set up my
                                    matter to you                                                                   you are studying.                                                                 own society. It runs
                                                                                                                                                                                                      across campus and it
                                                                                                                                                                                                      has been amazing to
                                  How you can support others?                                                       Volunteer with UUSU                                                               connect with students
                                                                                                                                                                                                      from different campuses
                                                                                                                                                                                                      who are studying a
                                  If you run for rep you can get involved in decision-making and help               We work closely with several external organisations                               variety of subjects.
                                  influence change by giving a voice to your fellow students.                       to deliver exciting and rewarding volunteering
                                                                                                                    opportunities during your time at Ulster.                                         Amy Merron,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Psychology

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     Support for Students

We’re here for you
every step of the way
                                                                                             The wellbeing support                         Moving away from home can be quite
                                                                                             for students at Magee is                      daunting, but the Student Wellbeing
                                                                                             nothing short of amazing,                     team at Ulster have been incredible in
                                                                                             all the staff are so friendly                 providing support when things have
                                                                                             and kind and are always                       felt difficult. Being a student at Ulster
                                                                                             open to talk to anyone.                       does feel like you have another family,
University life is exciting, and we know you will experience a big                                                                         who are always on hand for support,
                                                                                             Jordan Shaffer,
change with new friends, new studies and new living situations.                              Computer
                                                                                                                                           guidance and encouragement.
We are here so that you can enjoy life at Ulster University to the                           Science                                       Olivia Elsey, History with English
fullest and have the best student experience possible.                                                                                     GB student - Wales

                                                                     Campus life                                              Money matters
                                                                     __________________________________________               ________________________________________
                                                                     We offer lots of ways for you to connect with            We can help you budget and manage your money
                                                                     others, get active, learn new things and settle into     so you can live within your means. We can also
                                                                     university life, along with giving you the opportunity   offer guidance and information on financial matters
                                                                     to help fellow students. We find that these              including tuition fees, bursaries and access to
                                                                     experiences help you to have a healthy,                  financial support.
                                                                     productive and enjoyable time at university.
                                                                     Our Student Wellbeing team is always on hand to          Our AccessAbility team
                                                                     offer free, professional, confidential and accessible    ________________________________________
                                                                     services in a number of areas.
                                                                                                                              If you have a disability or long-term medical
                                                                                                                              condition, including mental health challenges or
                                                                     Your wellbeing                                           specific learning difficulties (e.g. ADHD, dyslexia),
                                                                     ________________________________________                 our AccessAbility team can provide you with a
                                                                                                                              range of support and advice. You may be able
                                                                     We can provide advice and guidance on a range
                                                                                                                              to access funded support for assistive technology
                                                                     of issues like dealing with stress, academic matters
                                                                                                                              software and equipment or non-medical support.
                                                                     and how to fit into student life. We want you to
                                                                                                                              Let us know as soon as possible so we can work
                                                                     take good care of yourself, both physically and
                                                                                                                              with you to meet your needs.
                                                                     emotionally, and will be with you at every step of
                                                                     your time at UU with all the help you need.
                                                                                                                              Counselling
                                                                                                                              ________________________________________
                                                                                                                              All our students can access face-to-face
                                                                                                                              counselling support from a trained counsellor,
                                                                                                                              on or off campus. We also offer a confidential
                                                                                                                              24/7 counselling helpline.

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Support for
international
students
                                                                                                                                                            Come and meet
                                                                                                                                                           us in your country!
                                                                                                                                                           We regularly attend fairs and events
                                                                                                                                                            world-wide and hold WhatsApp
                                                                                                                                                           events where you can ask questions.
We’re here to help                               Help during your application                           Free and confidential                                     ulster.ac.uk/events
_______________________________________          _______________________________________                immigration advice
Our Office for Global Engagement will            As you work through your application we are            _______________________________________
support you through the application process      here to help answer your questions on:                 Our Compliance Team is here to help with
and throughout your time at Ulster University.                                                          visa and immigration requirements before and
                                                   Academic entry requirements and equivalence
                                                   English language requirements and acceptable tests
                                                                                                        during your studies with us.                   Welcome Week
                                                                                                                                                       _______________________________________
                                                                                                          Student visa
Why should you                                   We also hold regular webinars on applying to UU.
                                                                                                          Extending your visa                          We’re here to help you settle into
consider Ulster?                                                                                        _______________________________________        university life and living in Northern Ireland.
_______________________________________
                                                 Help before your arrival                               ulster.ac.uk/global/visa-immigration             Pick up service from local airports
Ulster delivers a world-class UK university      _______________________________________                                                                 Information sessions
experience with the benefit of the lowest        Once you have accepted your offer from Ulster,                                                          Meet the academic teams and support staff
student cost of living in the UK.                we are here to help you plan your arrival.                                                              Social events
                                                                                                          Find out more                                _______________________________________
                                                   Accommodation and where to live                        +44 (0)28 9036 6755
                                                   Pre-arrival information including how to get here                                                   ulster.ac.uk/global/pre-arrival
                                                                                                          global@ulster.ac.uk
                                                                                                          ulster.ac.uk/global

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     Faculties

                        We Are
                        the Faculty
                        of Arts,
                        Humanities
                        and Social
                        Science
                        We are six schools dedicated
                        to helping people make
                        sense of our past, present
                        and future. We tell stories,
                                                                        We are
                        challenge, create and help
                        others to reach their full                      home to
                        potential, making a positive                    state-of-the-art
                        impact on people’s lives.                       facilities
                                                                        _____________________________
                         Belfast School of Art                          	Industry-standard television, music
                                                                            and radio studios, digital editing
                         School of Arts and Humanities                      suites and Apple computer labs
                                                                        _____________________________
                                                                        	Mock courtroom to simulate real life
                         School of Communication and Media                scenarios, award-winning Law Clinic
                                                                           and Transitional Justice Institute
                         School of Education                            ____________________________
                                                                         Performance spaces, artist studios,
                                                                         fashion, textile and print workshops
                         School of Law                                  _____________________________
                                                                         Unique - a boutique selling
                         School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences    student creations

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                        We Are the
                        Faculty of
                        Computing,
                        Engineering
                        and the Built
                        Environment
                        We are four schools committed to
                        driving scientific and technological
                        innovation, powering the economy
                        and building a forward-thinking
                        future. We connect people, find
                                                                We are
                        solutions to challenges, create         home to
                        sustainable societies and solve         state-of-the-art
                        healthcare problems, creating           facilities
                        better ways and places for people
                        to live and work.                       _____________________________
                                                                	Onsite engineering labs with the latest
                                                                   technology and software
                                                                _____________________________
                         Belfast School of Architecture
                                                                	Pioneering cognitive robotics lab
                          and the Built Environment             _____________________________
                                                                 NIBEC - one of Europe’s leading
                         School of Computing                     research centres for medical engineering
                                                                _____________________________
                                                                	CST - an industry leader in
                         School of Computing,                    sustainable energy research
                          Engineering and Intelligent Systems   _____________________________
                                                                	Modern, well-equipped
                         School of Engineering                     architecture design studios

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                        We Are
                        the Faculty
                        of Life
                        and Health
                        Sciences
                        We are eight schools committed
                        to improving quality of life
                        by addressing some of the
                        most important issues of our
                        time including climate change,
                        sustainability, poverty, and
                                                         We are
                        helping others by creating       home to
                        healthy and active societies.    state-of-the-art
                                                         facilities
                         School of Biomedical Sciences

                         School of Geography and        _____________________________
                          Environmental Sciences
                                                          Onsite clinics to create
                         School of Health Sciences        real-world environments
                                                         _____________________________
                         School of Medicine               Sports Institute Northern Ireland,
                                                          delivering expert advice to NI’s
                         School of Nursing                top athletes
                                                         _____________________________
                         School of Pharmacy and          Five research institutes finding
                          Pharmaceutical Sciences         innovative ways to help society,
                                                          the economy and the environment
                                                         _____________________________
                         School of Psychology
                                                          Research equipment to investigate
                         School of Sport                  diverse environments

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                        We Are
                        the Ulster
                        University
                        Business
                        School
                        One of the largest business
                        schools in the UK, we are
                        continuously working
                        to empower businesses,
                        creating the next generation
                                                          We are
                        of entrepeneurs. We are
                        innovators and we create the      home to
                        goods, services and experiences   state-of-the-art
                        demanded home and abroad.         facilities
                                                          _____________________________
                         Department of Accounting,        Financial Innovation Laboratory -
                          Finance and Economics            experience a real-life trading
                                                           environment
                                                          _____________________________
                         Department of Hospitality        The Academy restaurant - an award
                          and Tourism Management           winning licensed training restaurant
                                                          _____________________________
                         Department of Global Business    Interactive lecture theatres
                          and Enterprise                   and collaborative spaces
                                                          _____________________________
                                                           Food and Consumer Testing Suite
                         Department of Management,        with product development kitchens
                          Leadership and Marketing         and consumer research facilities

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     Courses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A

Subject Course Index                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               B

 ART AND DESIGN INCLUDING DIGITAL                                                       SOCIAL WORK AND COMMUNITY YOUTH WORK                                             ENGINEERING                                                                     OPTOMETRY

 ANIMATION                                                                     58       SOCIAL WORK (2 YEAR ACCELERATED GRADUATE ENTRY)                         135      MECHANICAL ENGINEERING                                             114, 115     OPTOMETRY                                                      121        C
 ART AND DESIGN (FOUNDATION YEAR FOR SPECIALIST DEGREES)                       61       SOCIAL WORK (3 YEAR UNDERGRADUATE ENTRY)                                135      MECHANICAL ENGINEERING WITH ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT                   115        PHARMACY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PHARMACEUTICAL BIOSCIENCE                                      124
 FINE ART                                                                      92       COMMUNITY YOUTH WORK                                                    73       MECHANICAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING                             114
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PHARMACY                                                       126        D
 TEXTILE ART, DESIGN AND FASHION                                               141      COMMUNITY YOUTH STUDIES                                                 73       TECHNOLOGY WITH DESIGN                                               141
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES                                        124
 PRODUCT DESIGN                                                                129      SOCIAL, HEALTH POLICY AND COMMUNITY                                              MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING                                              116
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, APPLIED                               125
 GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ILLUSTRATION                                               95       SOCIAL POLICY                                                           134      ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING                                84
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PSYCHOLOGY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   E
 INTERACTIVE MEDIA, DESIGN & COMPUTING                                                  SOCIAL POLICY WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS                                 134      ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING                                             84, 85
                                                                                        (CRIMINOLOGY OR SOCIOLOGY)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         PSYCHOLOGY                                                     130
 INTERACTION DESIGN                                                            100      HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE POLICY                                           96       ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING WITH ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT                   85
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SPORT, COACHING AND MANAGEMENT
 INTERACTIVE MEDIA                                                             101      HEALTH AND WELLBEING                                                   96, 97    BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING                                               63                                                                                   F
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCES                                    138
 INTERACTIVE COMPUTING                                                         101      COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT                                                   72       ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT                                             86, 87
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SPORT STUDIES                                                  138
 SCREEN, FILM, CREATIVE INDUSTRIES & PERFORMING ARTS                                    COMMUNICATION AND COUNSELLING STUDIES                                            RENEWABLE ENERGY ENGINEERING                                         132        SPORT, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND HEALTH                            139
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 SCREEN PRODUCTION                                                             133      COMMUNICATION AND COUNSELLING STUDIES                                   71       COMPUTING                                                                       SPORTS COACHING AND PERFORMANCE                                139
 CINEMATIC ARTS                                                                69       SOCIOLOGY                                                                        COMPUTING SCIENCE                                                    75         FOOTBALL COACHING AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT                      93

 PHOTOGRAPHY WITH VIDEO                                                        126      SOCIOLOGY                                                               136      COMPUTING WITH EDUCATION                                             76         ACCOUNTING
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 GAMES DESIGN                                                                  94       SOCIOLOGY WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS                                     136      COMPUTER SCIENCE                                                     74         ACCOUNTING (PATHWAYS)                                          56
                                                                                        (CRIMINOLOGY OR POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES)
 DRAMA                                                                         80       POLITICS                                                                         COMPUTER SCIENCE (SOFTWARE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT)                      74         ACCOUNTING WITH SPECIALISMS                                    56

 DRAMA WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS
 (EDUCATION, IRISH, MARKETING OR MUSIC)                                       80, 81    POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES                                      128      SOFTWARE ENGINEERING                                                 137        ACCOUNTING AND LAW                                             57         I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ACCOUNTING WITH MANAGEMENT                                     58
 ANIMATION                                                                     58       POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES WITH CRIMINOLOGY                     129      INTERACTIVE COMPUTING                                                101
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ACCOUNTING AND MARKETING                                       57
 MUSIC                                                                                  LAW, CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE                                            COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES                                               76

 MUSIC                                                                         118      LAW                                                                     109      INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES                                            100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         FINANCE, INVESTMENT AND ECONOMICS                                         J
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         FINANCE AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT                              91
 MUSIC WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS                                             118, 119   LAW WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS (ACCOUNTING, CRIMINOLOGY, IRISH,        110, 111   ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE                                              62
 (DRAMA, EDUCATION OR IRISH)                                                            MARKETING OR POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY                                           92
 MUSIC, SOUND AND TECHNOLOGY                                                   119      CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE                                        78       COMPUTING SYSTEMS                                                    75
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ECONOMICS                                                      81         L
 LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS                                                               ACCOUNTING AND LAW                                                      57       BIOLOGY AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BUSINESS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
 LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS                                                      107      GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND MARINE SCIENCES                                     BIOLOGY                                                              62
 (WITH OPTIONAL SPECIALISM IN COUNSELLING STUDIES)                                                                                                                                                                                                       BUSINESS STUDIES                                               67
 IRISH AND IRISH STUDIES                                                                GEOGRAPHY                                                               94       BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE                                                   64
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BUSINESS WITH SPECIALISMS                                      67
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 IRISH LANGUAGE                                                                103      GEOGRAPHY WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS                                     95       BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, APPLIED (PATHOLOGY)                              64         BUSINESS WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS
                                                                                        (EDUCATION OR PSYCHOLOGY)                                                                                                                                        (COMPUTING, DRAMA, EDUCATION OR IRISH)                         68
 IRISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE                                                 103      ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE                                                   90       NUTRITION                                                                       BUSINESS ECONOMICS                                             66
 IRISH WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS                                               104      ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS                         91       FOOD AND NUTRITION                                                   93
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 (COMPUTING, DRAMA, EDUCATION, MARKETING OR MUSIC)                                      (EDUCATION OR PSYCHOLOGY)                                                                                                                                        BUSINESS ANALYTICS                                             65

 IRISH, MODERN                                                                 105      MARINE SCIENCE                                                          113      HUMAN NUTRITION                                                      99         BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY                                            69

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 ENGLISH                                                                                PLANNING, REGENERATION AND DEVELOPMENT, REAL ESTATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH     HEALTHCARE                                                                      MANAGEMENT                                                     112

 ENGLISH                                                                       88       PLANNING, REGENERATION AND DEVELOPMENT                                  127      DIETETICS                                                            79         MANAGEMENT PRACTICE                                            112

 ENGLISH WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS (EDUCATION OR HISTORY)                      88       REAL ESTATE                                                             132      HEALTH PHYSIOLOGY / HEALTHCARE SCIENCE                               97         HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT                                      99

 ENGLISH AND HISTORY                                                           89       ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH                                                    90       MEDICINE (GRADUATE ENTRY)                                            117
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MARKETING, COMMUNICATION, PR AND ADVERTISING
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MARKETING                                                      113
 JOURNALISM                                                                             ARCHITECTURE, CONSTRUCTION, CIVIL ENGINEERING, ENERGY AND SURVEYING              OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY                                                 121
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         COMMUNICATION, ADVERTISING AND MARKETING                       72
 JOURNALISM                                                                    106      ARCHITECTURE                                                            61       PARAMEDIC SCIENCE                                                    122
 JOURNALISM WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS                                        106, 107   ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING                                               60       PERSONALISED MEDICINE                                                122
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT AND PUBLIC RELATIONS                  71         Q
 (EDUCATION, ENGLISH OR HISTORY)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         INTERACTIVE MEDIA                                              101
 HISTORY                                                                                ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT                                 60       PHYSIOTHERAPY                                                        127
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         HOSPITALITY, TRAVEL AND TOURISM

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 HISTORY                                                                       98       CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT                                 77       PODIATRY                                                             128
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT                           102
 HISTORY WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS (EDUCATION OR ENGLISH)                      98       CIVIL ENGINEERING                                                       70       RADIOGRAPHY & IMAGING, DIAGNOSTIC                                    131
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT                    102
 EDUCATION                                                                              ENERGY                                                                  86       RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY                                            131
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LEISURE AND EVENTS MANAGEMENT                                  111
 TEACHING                                                                      140      RENEWABLE ENERGY ENGINEERING                                            132      SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY                                          137        CULINARY, FOOD AND FOOD SAFETY                                            S
 EDUCATION WITH SUBJECT COMBINATIONS (BUSINESS, COMPUTING, DRAMA, ENGLISH,
 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, IRISH, JOURNALISM OR MUSIC)        82       BUILDING SURVEYING                                                      65       NURSING                                                                         CONSUMER MANAGEMENT AND FOOD INNOVATION                        77

 EDUCATION WITH DIGITAL LEARNING                                               82       QUANTITY SURVEYING AND COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT                            130      NURSING (ADULT)                                                      120        CULINARY ARTS MANAGEMENT                                       79

                                                                                                                                                                         NURSING (MENTAL HEALTH)                                              120        ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH                                           90         T

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                                                           UCAS              Accounting                                        UCAS          Accounting                                        UCAS                 Accounting                                          UCAS             B
     Accounting (Pathways)                                 N400              with Specialisms                                  NN43          and Law                                           NM41                 and Marketing                                       NN45

     BSc Hons                                            Belfast             BSc Hons                                       Magee            BSc Hons                                        Belfast                BSc Hons                                         Magee
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     Full-Time                                                               Full-Time/Part-Time                                             Full-Time                                                              Full-Time
     3 year FT degree or 4 year with placement year                          3 year FT degree or 4 year with placement year                  4 year FT degree or 5 year with placement year                         3 year FT degree or 4 year with placement year
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Our Accounting Pathways degree is uniquely designed so                    Meeting the local and global demand for accounting              Designed so you can progress to a career in accountancy or             A flexible degree designed to provide you with a solid
that you can learn the core principles of accounting with                 professionals, this unique course enables you to specialise     law, you will gain an in-depth knowledge of the theory and             foundation in business, you will study the fundamentals of              E
the opportunity to specialise in those areas most required                in taxation, management, or analytics. You will learn the       practice of both areas whilst acquiring specialist knowledge           accountancy and marketing with the opportunity to specialise
by the fast-growing Professional Services industry -                      foundations of accounting and each specialism before            in forensics, taxation, litigation, business recovery, and             in the areas that best match your personal interest and career
forensic services, financial economics or management.                     deciding on your final specialism.                              corporate law.                                                         aspirations.
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I Will Learn                                                              I Will Learn                                                    I Will Learn                                                           I Will Learn

     Financial accounting and the concepts underpinning corporate           Financial and management accounting, finance, taxation,         The principles, issues and applications of accounting and               Elements of accounting, economics, taxation, audit and
     financial reporting; management accounting and how the                 economics and key principles including business and             law (corporate and personal) and the broader financial and              assurance.
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     management accountant can facilitate business decision-making.         corporate law, governance, ethics, leadership and strategy.     economic environment.                                                   Management, business law, consumer behavior,
     The broader context of the economy and an understanding of key         Analytical problem solving, teamwork, the ability to            Analytical and problem-solving skills relevant to law,                  international marketing and digital strategy.
     principles including accounting law, governance, risk, and ethics.     undertake research, commercial awareness, and the ability       business finance and investment decision-making.                        Creative thinking, project management, strategic planning,           H
     A tailored curriculum resulting in a final degree in Accounting,       to organise and communicate information.                        To analyse, interpret and communicate legal and                         business start-up, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
     Accounting (Forensics), Accounting (Financial Services) or             A tailored, curriculum resulting in a final degree in           financial information.
     Accounting (Management Consulting).                                    Accounting with Taxation, Accounting with Management or                                                                              Real World Experience
                                                                            Accounting with Analytics.                                    Real World Experience                                                                                                                          I
Real World Experience                                                                                                                                                                                               Tackle real life projects imitating the type of work you will
                                                                          Real World Experience                                             Tackle real life projects using Bloomberg industry software,            encounter when you graduate.
     Tackle real life projects using Bloomberg industry software,                                                                           imitating the type of work you will encounter when you                  Our course has been designed with industry leaders
     imitating the type of work you will encounter when you graduate.       Learn through real life projects imitating the type of          graduate.                                                               and is taught by professionals with specialist and global            J
     Our course has been designed with industry leaders and is taught       work you will be doing when you graduate.                       Our course has been designed with industry leaders                      experience.
     by professionals with specialist and global experience.                Our course has been designed with industry leaders              and is taught by professionals with specialist and global               Choose a placement year to build up work experience for
     Apply your knowledge in the workplace or a new economy through         and is taught by professionals with specialist and global       experience.                                                             your CV.                                                             L
     optional 1 year work placement or study abroad programme.              experience.                                                     Latest legal thinking from our world-leading School of Law -
                                                                            Choose a placement year to build up work experience             1st in the UK for outstanding impact in law research.                Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities                                                        for your CV.
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  Professional Accountant           Tax Advisor                           Career Opportunities                                                                                                                      Operations Analyst            Business Management
  Forensic Accountant               Business Analyst                                                                                        Accountant                    Solicitor                                 Management Accountant         Entrepreneur
  Auditor                           Management Consultant                   Professional Accountant      Operations Analyst                 Forensic Accountant           Corporate Law Specialist
                                                                            Tax Advisor                  Business Management                Tax Advisor                   Professional Services                  You must complete professional body exams to become                     N
You must complete professional body exams to become
                                                                            Management Accountant        Auditor                                                                                                 a professional accountant. This degree gives you some
a professional accountant. This degree can give you the
                                                                                                                                          Further study and exams are required to become a professional          exemptions.
maximum exemptions possible.
                                                                          You must complete professional body exams to become             accountant or to practice as a solicitor or barrister.                                                                                         O
                                                                          a professional accountant. This degree can give you the                                                                                Why Ulster?
Why Ulster?
                                                                          maximum exemptions possible.                                    Why Ulster?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Accredited by globally recognised Chartered Accountants
Accredited by Chartered Accountants Ireland, Association
                                                                          Why Ulster?                                                     Accredited by Chartered Accountants Ireland, Association of            Ireland, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and             P
of Chartered Certified Accountants, Institute of Chartered
                                                                                                                                          Chartered Certified Accountants, The Law Society of Northern           Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Accountants in England and Wales, and Chartered Institute
                                                                          Accredited by globally recognised Chartered Accountants         Ireland, The Bar Standards Board and The Solicitors
of Management Accountants.
                                                                          Ireland, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and     Regulatory Authority.
                                                                          Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.                                                                                                                                                                 Q
     Full-Time Entry Requirements
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     Refer to the University’s General Entrance Requirements.
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                                                                                                                                            Refer to the University’s General Entrance Requirements.                Refer to the University’s General Entrance Requirements.
                                                                            Refer to the University’s General Entrance Requirements.
     A Level: ABB-BBB*
     *if including A Level Maths                                                                                                            A Level: ABB-BBB*                                                       A Level: CCC
                                                                            A Level: BBC-BCC*                                                                                                                                                                                            S
                                                                                                                                            *if including A Level Maths
                                                                            *if including Maths
     GCSE: Specific subject(s) required at GCSE. Please refer                                                                                                                                                       GCSE: Specific subject(s) required at GCSE. Please refer
     to the online prospectus at ulster.ac.uk for the full list.                                                                            GCSE: Specific subject(s) required at GCSE. Please refer                to the online prospectus at ulster.ac.uk for the full list.
                                                                            GCSE: Specific subject(s) required at GCSE. Please refer
                                                                            to the online prospectus at ulster.ac.uk for the full list.
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