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Accepting Your Offer

Accepting Your Offer

Find out what the next steps are once you have applied.

After you apply

Your application, along with your supporting documentation, will be reviewed by experienced staff in the International Admissions Service.

Most of our communication with you is by email. It is important that you regularly check your emails as we may request further documentation from you or send you other essential information.

This could include, sending us confirmation of your qualifications and/or completing an English qualification such as IELTS. Ulster also has a FREE online English test. To book a test email


If your application is successful, you will receive an official offer letter.

Unconditional offers

When you meet the conditions to study, you will receive an unconditional offer letter and a request for a deposit of £2,000.

All international applicants are required to make a deposit payment of £2,000 which is deducted from your overall tuition fee.

Details on how to make the deposit payment are below.  This will also be sent to you with your offer of study.

Accept your offer

If your offer is unconditional you should accept our offer!

Email to accept your place. If you applied via UCAS log into UCAS Track to change your offer to ‘Firm’.

If you require a Tier 4 Visa to study there will be a few additional steps you need to undertake so that we can issue you with a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

Conditional offers

If your offer is conditional you should read and understand the conditions of our offer.

You will receive a guidance document with your offer letter that will explain this in greater detail.

If you do not understand your offer just let us know – we are always happy to help!

Pay deposit

To secure your place return the ‘Confirmation of deposit’ form and make your deposit of £2,000 via:

  • Debit/credit card. Phone +44(0)28 70124278 – This is the quickest and easiest payment method!
  • Bank transfer: Account name: Ulster University
  • Account number: 29823529
  • Sort Code: 90-21-27
  • Swift Code: BOFIGB2B
  • IBAN Number: GB27 BOFI 9021 2729 8235 29
  • Address: Bank of Ireland Belfast City Branch 4-8 High Street BELFAST BT1 2BA, Northern Ireland United Kingdom

*Quote student ID number (B00******) on all payments.

When your deposit is received

When your deposit is received our Compliance Team will issue your CAS. We will email you if there are any documents that you still need to provide. As soon as you receive your CAS you can apply for your Tier 4 Visa!

Welcome to Ulster!

Welcome Week starts on 17 September. We advise you to arrive no later than 16 September. We will operate a bus shuttle service from both the George Best Belfast City Airport and Belfast International Airport on 15 and 16 September to take you to your campus. Further information will be sent to you on all welcome week activities!

Paying your tuition fees

At registration you will be asked to pay your tuition fees in full or to pay your remaining fees in five equal instalments.

We will assist you in opening a UK bank account.

Visit us near you

Still have questions about studying at Ulster University?

Meet our Global Engagement  team in a town or city near you and find out more about studying in Northern Ireland.

Pre-Sessional English Language

The Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT), runs pre-sessional English language and study skills courses. These are essential for students who have a conditional offer from Ulster University, but have not yet met the English language requirements of their chosen degree.

Book Accommodation

Apply by 31 July and we will guarantee you a room reservation at one of our accommodation options.