Full-time Courses

Full-time Courses
Undergraduate, Postgraduate Certificate in Education and Integrated Masters awards and equivalent courses  (except those as detailed below) 16,320
Students on placement year of sandwich courses/intercalary year abroad 4,900
Masters courses (except those as detailed below)  (PG Certificate/Diploma - see Note 1) 17,090
Postgraduate Research 17,770
Study Year Abroad - applicable to students from organisation/institutions where an agreement exists for study abroad  
One semester attendance 4,950
Two semester attendance 9,080
Three semester attendance 11,650
Executive MBA/MPA 21,170
MSc Management and Corporate Governance/MSc Biomedical Science /MSc Biotechnology Research/ MSc Human Nutrition/MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences/LLM Access to Justice/LLM International Commercial Law & ADR 19,130
Medicine - MBBS (** see Note 4) 37,000
Master of Fine Art/Masters with Advanced Practice/Extended Masters with Advanced Practice/Masters (Applied Research) - rate per credit point 94.94
MSc Strategic Accounting (Extended) - rate per credit point 94.94
MSc Dietetics POA

Part-time Courses

See Note 3 for explanation of credit points

Part-time Courses
Undergraduate and equivalent course except those as detailed below:

Rate per credit point -
Rate per 20 credit point module -

Masters courses (except those as detailed below) and individual modules:
Rate per credit point -
Rate per 30 credit point module -

Postgraduate Research 10,130
Executive MBA/MPA - rate per credit point 117.61
MSc Biomedical Science - rate per credit point 106.28
Pre-sessional English 1,330
Pre-sessional English Plus 2,780


1. Full-time students

Full-time students registering for a Postgraduate Diploma only will be charged 2/3 of the full master's fee for that course as detailed above.  Full-time students registering for a Postgraduate Certificate only will be charged 1/3 of the full master's fee for that course as detailed above.

2. Part-time students

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

3. Credit Points Table

The table below shows the minimum overall credits that 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.

Credit Points Table
Award Minimum  Overall Credit Points
Honours Degree 360
Masters Degree 180
Integrated Masters Degree 480
Postgraduate Certificate/Certificate/Advanced Certificate/Graduate Certificate 60
Postgraduate Diploma/Diploma/Advanced Diploma 120
Master of Fine Art/Masters with Advanced Practice/Masters (Applied Research)/MSc Strategic Accounting (Extended) 240
Extended Masters with Advanced Practice 300

4. Medicine - MBBS

In addition to the tuition fee quoted above, Northern Ireland Department of Health has introduced an obligatory clinical placement levy of £11,500 for all international medical students to encompass access to Health and Social Care clinical placements.

The clinical placement levy is reviewed regularly and subject to change.

This levy is payable in each academic year of study in addition to the tuition fee quoted above. Ulster University provides financial assistance toward this levy.

For 2024/25 entry, the student contribution for each year of programme is calculated as follows:

Student Contribution towards Clinical Placement Fee 2024/25 (£GBP)
Student Contribution£GBP
Year 1 of Programme 3,100
Year 2 of Programme 8,000
Year 3 of Programme 8,000
Year 4 of Programme 8,000