A strong emphasis on Employability

Many of our courses across a wide range of subjects offer placement opportunities. We work closely with relevant professional bodies, and several of our courses are professionally accredited.

High standards of Learning and Teaching

Our teaching practices and approaches to learning have been consistently rated as excellent by external quality assessors

We produce world-leading Research

Social Sciences at Ulster was ranked 7th for research impact in the latest UK-wide Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014).  Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences is structured through research institutes: Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS), Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) and INCORE.

Dedicated Student Support

You can count on a high level of individual support and attention from our staff, indeed many of our students return to study with us at post graduate and doctoral level.

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