Tuition fees (2017/18 entry)
£5,292* is the typical total fee for a part-time undergraduate degree. Studying part-time gives you the flexibility to learn and pay at your own pace. Part-time students typically complete their studies over 5-7 years. If you study for a part-time degree over 6 years your fees could be as little as £88.20* per month with our flexible payment option.
Find out about our part-time postgraduate tuition fees.
Find out about international tuition fees at Ulster.
To help spread the cost of your studies, tuition fees can be paid back in monthly instalments while you learn. If you study for a part-time degree, you can pay your fees up-front or in either five** or ten** equal monthly payments during each year of study.
Up-front payment discount
Part-time students can take advantage of a payment discount. If you pay the full cost of your annual fees at enrolment you will receive a 5% discount. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount, offer or scholarship and is for self-funded students only.
* Correct at the time of publishing and relating to fees for 2017/2018 entry. Fees may be subject to increase each academic year. Fees are reviewed annually and increases should be expected.
** Five-month payment plan is paid by direct debit. Ten-month payment plan is paid by a Recurring Card Payment plan (credit/debit card). Payments must be completed by 1 June during the academic year which may reduce the number of payments for late enrollers. Annual part-time fees are based on the number of modules you study each year (you only pay for the modules you study). Calculation based on studying an equal number of modules each year. If you study fewer or more credit points in each academic year this will affect the amount paid during the academic year.
Read our Tuition Fees Payment Policy.
Part-timeTuition Fee Loans in Northern Ireland
The Department for the Economy plans to introduce Part-time Tuition Fee Loans for Northern Ireland students from the beginning of Academic Year 2017/18.
Whilst the exact details are yet to be finalised, it's likely that non-means-tested tuition fee loans of up to £3,022.50 will be available to help with course costs, and that students will be able to apply from Summer 2017. More information can be found via Student Finance NI.
As a part-time undergraduate student you may be eligible for a means tested Fee Grant of up to £1,230 and a Course Grant of up to £265. These grants do not have to be repaid. Find out more about financial support for part-time study.