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Ulster University has today launched a catalogue of industry specific postgraduate study webinars in line with Covid-19 recovery plans for those who want to upskill to climb their career ladder, pursue a new career path or delve further into a topic of personal interest.

The webinar series will run throughout the month of June and will put students in virtual contact with sector specific experts and student support teams to provide an in-depth insight into the benefits of postgraduate study, the application process, finance options and student support available.

Roisin McCart, Head of Strategic Marketing at Ulster University commented:

“Research has shown that those with a postgraduate qualification are 20 per cent more likely to gain high skilled employment* and earn on average earn £8,000 per year more than graduates, an average of £266,000 over a lifetime in employment**.  Recently we have witnessed an increase in interest for postgraduate study and this webinar series will provide all of the information any prospective applicants need to know to make an informed decision.

“We have both full-time and part-time flexible study options that can be built around your commitments, both personal and professional. Our industry driven programmes are agile and designed to provide people with the skills and competencies that are needed in this ever-changing situation.”

The webinar series includes interactive sessions in areas such as Law, Engineering, Finance and IT, as well as helpful advice on fees and funding support. Future applicants can also discuss what type of study is best for them, with a wide range of short-courses, part-time and full-time study options available.

Roisin continues:

“In addition to our award winning postgraduate offering, we also offer short courses which are perfect for those who have an immediate need to build their skills whereas our part-time courses enable students to flexibly build their study program around their personal or professional commitments.”

Ulster University is the most popular NI University for postgraduate study, with more than 200 courses available across all disciplines including full time, part time and distance learning options, as well as short courses and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes.

Furthermore, Ulster University graduates can receive 10 per cent discount off their tuition fees.

To register for the free webinars, visit

* Higher Education Statistics Agency

**Source GLM 2019