The Faculty of Life and Health Sciences offers an extensive portfolio of accredited degree programmes covering seven exciting yet diverse disciplines. Take a look at the courses below to find out more.

In this section

Full-time study

Biomedical Sciences education to equip students to work as a Biomedical Scientist in a health service laboratory, 4 years full time.

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UCAS code: B990

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Biomedical Sciences education to equip students to work as a Biomedical Scientist in a health service laboratory, 4 years full time.

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UCAS code: B990

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Full time BSc (Hons) Biology with optional placement and the possibility of proceeding to complete an MBiolSci depending on academic performance.

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UCAS code: C100

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Full time BSc (Hons) Biology with optional placement and the possibility of proceeding to complete an MBiolSci depending on academic performance.

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UCAS code: C100

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Education for biomedical sciences; 3 year full time on campus programme.

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UCAS code: B992

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Education for biomedical sciences; 3 year full time on campus programme.

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UCAS code: B992

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Education in the Biomedical Sciences with placement in industry/research institute or period of study overseas, 4 years full time.

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UCAS code: B991

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Education in the Biomedical Sciences with placement in industry/research institute or period of study overseas, 4 years full time.

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UCAS code: B991

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

The Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging degree is designed to provide education at undergraduate level for careers in diagnostic radiography.

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UCAS code: B821

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

The Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging degree is designed to provide education at undergraduate level for careers in diagnostic radiography.

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UCAS code: B821

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

BSc Hons Dietetics produces graduates who are eligible to apply for registration as a Dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

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UCAS code: B460

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

We produce high-quality and motivated graduates who can apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Dietitian .

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UCAS code: B460

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Make a positive difference to our natural world

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UCAS code: F8X3

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Make a positive difference to our natural world

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UCAS code: F8X3

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Make a positive difference to our natural world

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UCAS code: F8C8

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Make a positive difference to our natural world

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UCAS code: F8C8

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Make a positive difference to our natural world

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UCAS code: F900

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Make a positive difference to our natural world

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UCAS code: F900

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Passionate about nutrition? Use your expertise to shape the future of nutrition in the food industry, government or research environments.

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UCAS code: B450

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Passionate about nutrition? Use your expertise to shape the future of nutrition in the food industry, government or research environments.

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UCAS code: B450

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Making a difference in a changing world

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UCAS code: F8XH

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Making a difference in a changing world

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UCAS code: F8XH

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Making a difference in a changing world

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UCAS code: F8CV

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Making a difference in a changing world

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UCAS code: F8CV

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Making a difference in a changing world

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UCAS code: F800

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Making a difference in a changing world

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UCAS code: F800

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

The BSc Hons Health Physiology programme is ideal for students who are interested in technology, health and wellbeing.

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UCAS code: B123

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

The BSc Hons Health Physiology programme is ideal for students who are interested in technology, health and wellbeing.

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UCAS code: B123

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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UCAS code: H3W7

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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UCAS code: H3W7

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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UCAS code: H3W8

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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UCAS code: H3W8

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

The BSc Hons Human Nutrition degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

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UCAS code: B400

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

The BSc Hons Human Nutrition degree is accredited by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).

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UCAS code: B400

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Do you want to make a difference?

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UCAS code: F719

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Do you want to make a difference?

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UCAS code: F719

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

This 4 year programme will equip you with the professional knowledge, skills, values and behaviours required to be a competent medical practitioner.

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UCAS code: A101

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

The 4 year MBBS programme will equip you with the professional knowledge skills values and behaviours required to be a competent medical practitioner.

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UCAS code: A101

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Adult nursing provides person centred compassionate care to people in a respectful way that promotes dignity and wellbeing.

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UCAS code: B740

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Adult nursing provides person centred compassionate care to people in a respectful way that promotes dignity and wellbeing.

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UCAS code: B740

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Mental Health Nursing is a, proactive and humanising profession, delivering valuable contributions to effective and equitable mental health services.

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UCAS code: B760

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Mental Health Nursing is a, proactive and humanising profession, delivering valuable contributions to effective and equitable mental health services.

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UCAS code: B760

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Building your academic profile to degree level with a particular emphasis on the application of knowledge for safe effective and nursing practice.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Building your academic profile to degree level with a particular emphasis on the application of knowledge for safe and effective nursing practice.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Building your academic profile to degree level, with a particular emphasis on the application of knowledge for safe and effective nursing practice.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

Building your academic profile to degree level, with a particular emphasis on the application of knowledge for safe and effective nursing practice.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Become an occupational therapist. Learn how you can help people of all ages and ability do the everyday things they want and need to do.

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UCAS code: B930

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Become an occupational therapist. Learn how you can help people of all ages and ability do the everyday things they want and need to do.

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UCAS code: B930

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

At Ulster we offer a 3-year BSc (Hons) Optometry or a 4-year Masters with Honours Optometry degree.

Key Information

UCAS code: B510

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

At Ulster we offer a 3-year BSc (Hons) Optometry or a 4-year Masters with Honours Optometry degree.

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UCAS code: B510

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of outdoor adventure.

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UCAS code: C620

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of outdoor adventure.

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UCAS code: C620

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Become a competent and confident paramedic educated to deliver safe person centred, evidence informed care across a range of settings.

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UCAS code: B900

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Become a competent and confident paramedic educated to deliver safe person centred, evidence informed care across a range of settings.

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UCAS code: B900

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Personalised Medicine gives you the skills to create the right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

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UCAS code: 8H21

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Personalised Medicine gives you the skills to create the right treatment, for the right person, at the right time.

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UCAS code: 8H21

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

An integrated masters degree that will captivate your interest in chemistry and prepare you for a career in the global biopharmaceutical industry.

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UCAS code: 9GOW

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

An integrated masters degree that will captivate your interest in chemistry and prepare you for a career in the global biopharmaceutical industry.

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UCAS code: 9GOW

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

The MPharm programme at Ulster will provide you with an academically challenging and vocationally relevant pharmacy education and training.

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UCAS code: B230

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

The MPharm programme at Ulster will provide you with an academically challenging and vocationally relevant pharmacy education and training.

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UCAS code: B230

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

Training you for success as a modern, proficient, up-to-date and research-informed physiotherapist.

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UCAS code: B160

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Training you for success as a modern, proficient, up-to-date and research-informed physiotherapist.

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UCAS code: B160

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Podiatry at Ulster -100% employment for graduates within 3 months.

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UCAS code: B985

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Podiatry at Ulster -100% employment for graduates within 3 months.

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UCAS code: B985

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Psychology at Ulster University promises high quality teaching in a supportive learning environment.

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UCAS code: C820

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Psychology at Ulster University promises high quality teaching in a supportive learning environment.

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UCAS code: C820

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

The Radiotherapy and Oncology degree programme is tailored to provide the education and training required for first post therapeutic radiographers.

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UCAS code: B822

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

The Radiotherapy and Oncology degree programme is tailored to provide the education and training required for first post therapeutic radiographers.

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UCAS code: B822

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

The aim of this course is to prepare students to become SCPHN (NMC, 2004) Health Visitor or School Nurse and achieve a BSC hons degree.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

The aim of this course is to prepare students to become SCPHN (NMC, 2004) Health Visitor or School Nurse and achieve a BSC hons degree.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

The BSc (Hons) Specialist Nursing (with pathways) prepares Nurses for Leadership roles in Specialist Nursing.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

The BSc (Hons) Specialist Nursing (with pathways) prepares nurses for clinical leadership roles in Specialist Nursing.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

The highly competent graduates from this courseare passionate about their profession and compassionate totheir clients and their families.

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UCAS code: B632

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

The highly competent graduates from this courseare passionate about their profession and compassionate totheir clients and their families.

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UCAS code: B632

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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UCAS code: CNP2

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Jordanstown campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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UCAS code: CNP2

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Interested in becoming a sport and exercise nutritionist?

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UCAS code: C621

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Interested in becoming a sport and exercise nutritionist?UCAS Code: C621

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UCAS code: C621

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Jordanstown campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

The physiological, behavioural, social, and nutritional perspectives of health-enhancing physical activity and sport for the general population.

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UCAS code: CB69

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

The physiological, behavioural, social, cultural and nutritional perspectives of health enhancing physical activity for the general population.

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UCAS code: CB69

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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UCAS code: C610

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Jordanstown campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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UCAS code: C610

Full-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Part-time study

Enabling students from a variety of disciplines to increase their knowledge in relation to the advancement of effective and proactive continence care.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Enables the student to carefully consider a range of issues related to advancing care for people with a stoma across the lifespan

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Assists the student to identify ways in which they can act as a positive force for the advancement of well-being in people with urological disorders

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

eLearning

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

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Preparing professionals for the global pharmaceutical workplace

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Preparing professionals for the global pharmaceutical workplace

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

An opportunity to gain an understanding of human anatomy and pathophysiology within a holistic emergency care framework

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Flexible, part-time, on-campus BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences, supported by online teaching.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

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

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Prepares safe and effective Community Nurse Prescribers who are competent to prescribe from the Nurse Prescribers Formulary for Community Prescribers

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Builds on Fundamentals of Forensic HC module & aims to develop the student's knowledge and understanding of holistic concepts, theories and practices

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Multi-disciplinary module providing opportunity for healthcare professionals to advance their knowledge in meeting needs of those living with diabetes

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

To lead, inspire and shape the next generation of football leaders.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

National Football Stadium at Windsor Park

Aims to develop the students' knowledge and aptitude to work safely and effectively in forensic healthcare settings

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

A 1 year exciting and challenging course for nurses working in General Practice

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Develop and enhance the student knowledge base and practice of health assessment and facilitate the development of problem solving skills

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Magee campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Magee campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

Developing highly knowledgeable and skilled graduates for the health and social care professions.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Provide students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of human anatomy and pathophysiology within a holistic emergency care framework

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Provides the student with the necessary knowledge and values that underpin MI, and introduce them to the skills of practicing it.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

This exciting course gives registered nurses/midwives the opportunity to achieve the NMC recorded qualification of Independent Prescribing (V300).

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Belfast campus

This exciting course in Non-Medical Prescribing is for registered nurses giving them the opportunity to achieve professional and academic awards.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Integrating Analysis and Coaching in Sport

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

Provides the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to work under supervision in assessing/screening an individual with a learning disability

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills required to understand what challenging behaviour is

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

Psychology at Ulster University promises high quality teaching in a supportive learning environment.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Coleraine campus

Psychology at Ulster University promises high quality teaching in a supportive learning environment.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Coleraine campus

The BSc (Hons) Specialist Nursing (with pathways) prepares nurses for clinical leadership roles in Specialist Nursing.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

This will equip you to accurately produce & critically analyse the interpretation of spirometry readings, leading to an accurate diagnosis & treatment

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2023/24

Jordanstown campus

To lead, inspire and shape the future of sport.

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Jordanstown campus

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

Belfast campus

To develop and enhance knowledge in relation to proactive, person-centered continence management

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Helps healthcare professionals tp identify how they can play an increasingly influential role in assisting the person living with a stoma

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning

Assisting healthcare professionals to play a greater role in urological care

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Part-time Undergraduate

Year of entry: 2022/23

eLearning