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Fees and finance

Key information on international tuition fees are listed below.

Overseas Academic year 2016/17 intake

2016/17 intake is defined as year of admission 2016/17.

Full-Time courses

Course DescriptionGBP(£)

Undergraduate and Integrated Master's awards and equivalent courses (except as detailed below)

12,890

Students on placement year of sandwich courses/intercalary year abroad 

1,955
Master's courses (except those as detailed below) (PG Certificate/Diploma - see notes 1)12,890

Postgraduate Research 

13,400

Overseas students on foundation year at Undergraduate level

8,590

Overseas students on International Partnership Programme 

7,190

Master's of Fine Art (fee charged over two academic years)

17,185

Study Year abroad - applicable to students from organisations/institutions where an agreement exists for study abroad 

One semester attendance

Two semester attendance

Three semester attendance 



3,915

7,190

9,215
Graduate Diploma in Accounting8,935
Exec MBA/MPA15,985
MSc Management and Corporate Governance/MSc Biomedical Science/MSc Medical and Healthcare Biotechnology/MSc Human Nutrition/MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences14,435

PGDip Physician Associate Studies (total fee charged over two academic years)

25,400

Part-Time courses

(See note three for explanation of credit points)

Course DescriptionGBP(£)

Undergraduate and equivalent courses (except as detailed below):

Rate per credit point

Rate per 20 credit point module



107.42

2,149

Master's courses (except those as detailed below) and individual modules:

Rate per credit point

Rate per 3- credit point module



71.61

2,149
Postgraduate Research7,635

MBA/MPA - Rate per credit point 

88.81

ACCA - Rate per module

Knowledge modules

Skills modules

Professional module



420

570

600

PgD Cataract & Refractive Surgery (Theory) - Rate per credit point

37.22

Pre-sessional English

1,045

Pre-sessional English Plus

2,200

Notes

Note one - Full-time students registering for a Postgraduate Diploma only will be charged two-thirds of the full Masters' fee for that course as detailed above. Full-time students registering for a Postgraduate Certificate only will be charged one-third of the full Masters' fee for that course as detailed above.

Note two - Part-time students registering on a Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma course will be charged the corresponding Masters' rate per credit point fee as detailed above, unless separately detailed.

Note three - The table below shows the minimum overall credits that part-time students are expected to attain in order to gain specific awards. Students should always consult with their course director for specific information about required credits.

AwardMinimum Overall 
Credit Points 
Honours degree360
Integrated Master's degree 480
Postgraduate Certificate/Certificate/Advanced Certificate/Graduate Certificate60
Postgraduate Diploma/Diploma/Advanced Diploma 120
Master's degree180
Master of Fine Art240

Note four - Fixed fees and fee increases. Overseas full-time fees excluding the placement fee and part-time postgraduate fees are fixed for the duration of the course, based on year of intake. All other fees are subject to an annual increase.

Undergraduate

2016/17 Overseas tuition fees for full-time undergraduate awards commencing September 2016:

Course DescriptionGBP(£)

Undergraduate and Integrated Masters

12,890

Overseas students on foundation year at undergraduate level

8,590
Overseas students on International Partnership Programme7,190

Study abroad* – one semester

3,915

Study abroad – two semesters

7,190

Study abroad – three semesters

9,215

Pre-sessional Standard - English Language Support (seven weeks)

1,045

Pre-sessional PLUS - English Language Support (eleve weeks)

2,200

* Study Abroad fee is applicable only to students whose home institution has a Study Abroad agreement with Ulster University. If you would like to Study Abroad at Ulster University but your home institution does not have an agreement with us please contact the International Department.

Postgraduate (Masters)

2016/17 international tuition fees for full-time postgraduate programmes commencing September 2016:

Programme DescriptionGBP(£)

Masters courses including Grad MBA

12,890
Graduate Diploma in Accounting8,935
Master of Business Administration (MBA) / Master of Public Administration (MPA)15,985
MSc Management and Corporate Governance14,435
MSc Biomedical Science, MSc Biotechnology, MSc Food Biotechnology, MSc Human Nutrition, MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences14,435
Masters of Fine Art (fee charged over two academic years)17,185

Postgraduate Research

13,400

Pre-sessional Standard - English Language Support (seven weeks)

1,045

Pre-sessional PLUS - English Language Support (twelve weeks)

2,200

International Deposit

Students who are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay a deposit of £2,000.

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