Study Abroad

Live, learn and socialise in Northern Ireland for one semester or for a full academic year.

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Why Study Abroad in Northern Ireland?

  • Experience UK education whilst being immersed in Northern Irish culture.
  • Land of Legends: Get up close to the iconic stories of the Titanic, Game of Thrones, Giants Causeway and more...
  • Accessible to London, Dublin and the rest of Europe!
  • Develop your English language skills and even learn a little Gaelic!
  • The chance to explore the UK and Europe, broadening your horizons.

How long can I study abroad at Ulster for?

You can study with us for a full academic year from mid-September to the end of May. Alternatively, you can join us for Semester one September to January (Fall/Autumn) or Semester two January to May (Spring).

Study Abroad Prospectus

Our Study Abroad Prospectus contains everything you need to know about studying abroad in Northern Ireland. Download a copy or view it below.

Download Study Abroad Prospectus


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In this section

How to apply

Learn more about how to apply as a Study Abroad or Exchange Student


Choose modules from a range of subjects on our Study Abroad programme.

Dates & Deadlines

Essential Dates and Deadlines for Academic Year 2020/21


Find out the latest study abroad tuition fees for international students.

Study Advisers

Interested? Contact the Study Adviser for your chosen modules of interest for more information.

English language requirements

English language requirements for admission at Ulster University.

Visas and Immigration

Find out whether you will need a visa to study in the UK, which type of visa you will need and how to apply for one.


Browse our affordable accommodation options for all campuses!


Congratulations! We hope to see you on campus soon. Take a look at next steps to studying with us, including applying for your visa, travel arrangements and booking Pre-sessional English courses if you need it.


Enrolment information for Exchange/Study Abroad students arriving in September 2020


What does leaving the EU mean for your work or study at Ulster University?

Global Buddy Scheme

Our Global Buddy scheme is a mentoring scheme where we match new international students to existing Ulster students.