Skill Up to Succeed with Ulster University

Employers across Northern Ireland require highly skilled professionals to drive their businesses forward.  Working in partnership with the Department for the Economy, we have developed a range of courses to ensure you have the skills and expertise to succeed.

Whether you are in employment, want to advance your career or are seeking a new opportunity, these courses will help you quickly acquire the skills most needed now.

We have a range of courses across sectors including Masters HLA, Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert), Postgraduate and Undergraduate short courses to study from this September. Make sure you check the start date and the delivery mode (blended / fully online and part-time/full-time) and campus location (if relevant) before applying.

Get more information on eligibility and the application process.

These courses are fully funded by the Department for the Economy.

There are also opportunities to progress to full Masters programmes upon completion of our PG Certificate Courses.

There are a limited number of places for each course. Offers will be extended to those applicants who meet the entry requirements following successful completion of the application process.  Applications will no longer be accepted or processed once all offers are extended.

Please note that applications have now CLOSED for the following programmes:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Courses

Now is the perfect time to Skill Up in areas of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Courses include Molecular and Pharmaceutical Analysis, and Pharmaceutical Analysis.

Find out more about our Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences courses

Screen Arts Courses

Now is the perfect time to Skill Up in areas of Screen Art, including Animation, Games Design and Visual FX. Employers are actively seeking professionals for this rapidly evolving sector.

Find out more about our Screen Arts courses

Environment Courses

Employers are actively seeking professionals for the rapidly evolving Environment sector. Courses include Environmental Management, and Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring.

Find out more about our Environment courses

Counselling Modules

Our counselling modules are funded by the Department for the Economy and are designed to give those who have been impacted by COVID-19 an opportunity to upskill and retrain in priority areas.

If you already have a counselling or health communication related background then you could benefit from getting the skills needed to get your career moving again. Modules include; The Counselling & Therapeutic Framework, Fundamentals in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Health Communication, key areas that will equip you with intellectual and practical skills required for effective professional communication and ethical decision-making within the workplace.

Successful completion of these modules can be used towards the attainment of a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development.

Find out more about our Counselling modules

Personalised Medicine Modules

Our Personalised Medicine modules are funded by the Department for the Economy and are designed to give those who have been impacted by Covid-19 an opportunity to upskill and retrain in priority areas.

If you have a background in Science, Biomedical Science or Informatics these free modules offer you the chance to move into the emerging field of Personalised Medicine, within Biomedical Sciences.

Our Postgraduate modules offer credit points towards completion of a full Masters qualification in Personalised Medicine.

Find out more about our Personalised Medicine modules

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