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).

How do I Apply?

Before you submit an online application, you will need to confirm that your home university has an agreement with us.

Once this is confirmed and we receive a nomination e-mail, you will be invited to apply.

Find out how to apply

How do I select my modules?

At Ulster we call the individual subjects that you will study modules.

They are sometimes called classes or courses at other universities.

You will be required to undertake three 20 UK credit modules per semester which is equal to 60 UK credits or 120 credits for the full academic year.

You may choose modules from a range of subjects or take a more focused approach by choosing to specialise in a specific area, the choice is yours.

Find out how to select your modules

What modules can I study?

You will see below a list of modules you can study by subject and campus:

Modules at the Belfast campus

Find out more about the modules available at the Belfast campus.

Modules at the Coleraine campus

Find out more about the modules available at the Coleraine campus.

Modules at the Jordanstown campus

Find out more about the modules available at the Jordanstown campus.

Modules at the Magee campus

Find out more about the modules available at the Magee campus.

Further Information

Study Advisers

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

Study Abroad Fees

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

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.

English language requirements

English language requirements for admission at Ulster University.

Global Buddy Scheme

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

Enrolment for Study Abroad Students

Enrolment information for Exchange/Study Abroad students arriving in January 2022


Browse our affordable accommodation options for all campuses!

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