eLearning courses in the Faculty of Life & Health Sciences

We offer a number of e-learning courses allowing you to study anywhere.


Our eLearning courses offer flexibility, enabling you to study at your own pace, any place and any time. Our graduates come from around the world, all walks of life, and have studied a variety of subjects.

At Ulster University, we have been delivering eLearning programmes for over 15 years, with Faculty of Life and Health Sciences being the driving force.

Full-time courses

View course page for Advanced Clinical Optometry - MSc

Distance learning MSc provides the opportunity for optometrists to develop their clinical skills and to undertake extended clinical roles.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Advanced Clinical Optometry - MSc

Distance learning MSc provides the opportunity for optometrists to develop their clinical skills and to undertake extended clinical roles.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Applied Health Studies - BSc (Hons)

Providing flexible and engaging distance learning opportunities to students keen to succeed in today's challenging health & social care environment.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Applied Health Studies - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Providing flexible and engaging distance learning opportunities to students keen to succeed in today's challenging health and social care environment.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Applied Health Studies - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Providing flexible and engaging distance learning opportunities to students keen to succeed in today's challenging health and social care environment.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Applied Medical Sciences - BSc (Hons)

Fully online, distance learning, flexible part-time BSc (Hons) Applied Medical Sciences in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Applied Medical Sciences - BSc (Hons)

Fully online, distance learning, flexible part-time BSc (Hons) Applied Medical Sciences in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Attitudes, Health and Well-being

This short course will explore the biopsychosocial model of health, advocated by health psychologists.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical and Bio-industrial Sciences - BSc (Hons)

Strong industrial focus in the area of biopharmaceutical science, part-time distance-learning in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Biomedical and Bio-industrial Sciences - BSc (Hons)

Strong industrial focus in the area of biopharmaceutical science, part-time distance-learning in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Professional Practice - PgCert

Part-time postgraduate provision in professional practice in biomedical science.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Biomedical Science - MSc

MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Biomedical Science - MSc

MSc Biomedical Science part-time by distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)

IBMS accredited BSc Honours articulation pathway for biomedical science sub-degree graduates.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

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View course page for Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)

IBMS accredited BSc Honours articulation pathway for biomedical science sub-degree graduates.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

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View course page for Biomedical Science (Life Sciences) - BSc (Hons)

Full BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, part-time distance-learning degree in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology which is IBMS accredited.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Biomedical Science (Life Sciences) - BSc (Hons)

Full BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, part-time distance-learning degree in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology which is IBMS accredited.

Part-time Undergraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory) - PgDip

This course is designed in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth)

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory) - PgDip

This programme has been designed in collaboration with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) standards, curriculum and examination committees and is the only endorsed RCOphth refractive surgery programme completed fully online in the UK.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Customising GIS Applications

This course gives participants the opportunity to develop their programming skills by specialising in ESRI ModelBuilder and Python programming.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Diabetes - PgCert

A strong foundation in postgraduate diabetes education with particular emphasis on the science underlying this global healthcare problem.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Diabetes - PgCert

A strong foundation in postgraduate diabetes education with particular emphasis on the science underlying this global healthcare problem.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Environmental Management - PgDip/MSc

This established course combines envrionmental management practice and theory with proven excellence in distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Environmental Management - PgDip/MSc

This established course combines envrionmental management practice and theory with proven excellence in distance learning.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Environmental Management with Geographic Information Systems - PgDip/MSc

This innovative course combines teaching of Environmental Management techniques with skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Environmental Management with Geographic Information Systems - PgDip/MSc

This innovative course combines teaching of Environmental Management techniques with skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Environmental Toxicology

This course provides knowledge and skills necessary to understand the impact of chemicals in the environment.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring - PgDip/MSc

This is the only MSc in Environmental Toxicology & Pollution Monitoring in the United Kingdom. Since 1999, we have had over 200 successful graduates.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring - PgDip/MSc

This is the only MSc in Environmental Toxicology & Pollution Monitoring in the United Kingdom. Since 1999, we have had over 200 successful graduates.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs, policy and legislation.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs policy and legislation.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs, policy and legislation.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food and Nutrition - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Understanding key aspects of the science of food and nutrition in the context of regulatory affairs policy and legislation.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

The programme provides fully online postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

The programme provides postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Food Regulatory Affairs - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

The programme provides fully online postgraduate training in food regulatory affairs.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Geographic Information Systems - PgDip/MSc

Established course with a strong focus on employability and professional skills.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Geographic Information Systems - PgDip/MSc

Established course with a strong focus on employability and professional skills.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Geographic Information Systems - PgDip/MSc

Established course with a strong focus on employability and professional skills.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Geographic Information Systems - PgDip/MSc

Established course with a strong focus on employability and professional skills.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for GIS in Business and Society

This course introduces GIS relevant management and decision making concepts in business and society.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Health Psychology - MSc

Flexible, innovative learning: a global perspective on health psychology.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Health Psychology - MSc

Flexible, innovative learning: a global perspective on health psychology.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Health Psychology - MSc

Flexible, innovative learning: a global perspective on health psychology.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Health Psychology - MSc

Flexible, innovative learning: a global perspective on health psychology.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Health Psychology Interventions and Behaviour change

This short course explores how psychological theories and models of behaviour change are applied to intervention strategies to maintain well-being.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Lower Limb Preservation in Diabetes - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Raising the standard of Lower Limb Preservation in Diabetes through consensus of evidence based "best practice" in patient care at all stages.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Lower Limb Preservation in Diabetes - PgCert/PgDip/MSc

Raising the standard of Lower Limb Preservation in Diabetes through consensus of evidence based "best practice" in patient care at all stages.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Management of Coastal Water Resources

This course aims to provide knowledge and practical understanding of the scientific basis for management of coastal water resources.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Personalised Medicine - MSc

The right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Pharmaceutical Sciences - PgDip/MSc

This programme is designed to provide an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of core areas of pharmaceutical sciences.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Pharmaceutical Sciences - PgDip/MSc

This programme is designed to provide an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of core areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing and research.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Pharmaceutical Sciences - PgDip/MSc

This programme is designed to provide an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of core areas of pharmaceutical sciences.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Pharmaceutical Sciences - PgDip/MSc

This programme is designed to provide an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of core areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing and research.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Pharmacy Management - MSc

MSc Pharmacy Management offers pharmacy practitioners the opportunity to gain a unique qualification to enhance their career development.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Pharmacy Management - MSc

MSc Pharmacy Management offers pharmacy practitioners the opportunity to gain a unique qualification to enhance their career development.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Physiotherapy, Professional Development in - MSc

This online course will enable physiotherapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Physiotherapy, Professional Development in - MSc

This online course will enable physiotherapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Physiotherapy, Professional Development in - MSc

This fully online course will enable physiotherapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Physiotherapy, Professional Development in - MSc

This online course will enable physiotherapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Principles of Research Design

The aim of this course is to facilitate participants to become informed consumers and producers of research.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Professional Development in Occupational Therapy - MSc

This online course will enable occupational therapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Professional Development in Occupational Therapy - MSc

This online course will enable occupational therapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Professional Development in Occupational Therapy - MSc

This online course will enable occupational therapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Professional Development in Occupational Therapy - MSc

This online course will enable occupational therapy graduates to enhance their global employability.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Psychology of Health Promotion

This short course will explore how psychological theory contributes to our understanding of health and illness.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Sport and Exercise Nutrition - PgDip/MSc

Educating the Sports Nutritionists' of the future

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Sport and Exercise Nutrition - PgDip/MSc

Educating the Sports Nutritionists' of the future

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Sport and Exercise Nutrition - PgDip/MSc

This programme provides a postgraduate pathway for graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the area of sport and exercise nutrition.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Sport and Exercise Nutrition - PgDip/MSc

This programme provides a postgraduate pathway for graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the area of sport and exercise nutrition.

Full-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Stem Cell Biology - PgCert

Fully online postgraduate course in the rapidly expanding field of Stem Cell Biology.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Survey Methodology

This course will enhance participants’ knowledge of all aspects of survey methodology.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists - PgCert

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists - PgCert

Postgraduate Certificate in The Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health - PgCert

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health - PgCert

The programme provides postgraduate training in Veterinary Public Health.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health (Food Regulatory Affairs) - PgDip/MSc

The programme provides postgraduate training in Food Regulatory Affairs with Veterinary Public Health specialism.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2020/21

eLearning

View course page for Veterinary Public Health (Food Regulatory Affairs) - PgDip/MSc

The programme provides postgraduate training in Food Regulatory Affairs with Veterinary Public Health specialism.

Part-time Postgraduate course

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning

View course page for Web-based GIS

This course provides an introduction to web-based GIS using a range of languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Part-time Postgraduate Short course and CPD

Year of entry: 2019/20

eLearning