Postgraduate Fees

Details of fees, loans and discounts for postgraduate study at Ulster.


Many postgraduate students are self-financing or are supported by their employer.

A limited amount of additional financial support is available.

You should research funding as early as possible before you start your course.

  • Tuition Fees (2019/20 entry)

    The table below shows the fees for UK, Ireland and EU countries for the various Postgraduate study options available.

    Please note, if you choose to complete your studies with a postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma, fees are normally charged pro-rata.

    For international tuition fees at Ulster visit the global site .

    The majority of our courses fall into the following standardised pricing brackets

    Course

    Price

    Master's Degree

    £5,900

    Postgraduate Diploma

    £3,934

    Postgraduate Certificate

    £1,967

    Module (30 credit points)

    £983.40

    Courses with individual pricing are detailed separately

    Course

    Price

    MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis

    £6,180

    MSc Management

    £6,180

    MSc Management and Corporate Governance

    £6,180

    MSc Marketing

    £6,180

    MSc Sport Management

    £6,180

    MSc Advanced Accounting

    £7,310

    MSc Business Development and Innovation

    £7,310

    MSc Business Improvement

    £7,310

    MSc Food Regulatory Affairs

    £7,310

    MSc Human Resource Management

    £7,310

    MSc Strategic Accounting

    £7,310

    Executive MBA

    £12,370

    International Business with Advanced Practice

    £7,868

    Marketing with Advanced Practice

    £8,240

    MBA with Advanced Practice

    £13,080

    Graduate Diploma in Accounting

    £4,870

    LLM Access to Justice

    POA

    LLM International Commercial Law and ADR

    POA

    MA Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

    POA

    MFA (120 credit points)

    £3,930

    MSc Executive Leadership

    POA

    MSc Management and Corporate Governance

    POA

    PGCert Further Education

    POA

    PGCert Stem Cell Biology

    £2,060

    PGCert Veterinary Public Health

    £2,437

    PGCert Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists

    £2,437

    PGDip Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory)

    £4,874

    PGDip Physician Associate Studies

    POA

  • Payments and Discounts

    To help spread the cost of your studies, we have a number of flexible monthly payment options available.

    If you pay the full cost of your annual fees at enrolment you will receive a 5% discount.

    A 10% discount is available to eligible Ulster University alumni.

    Find out more about Payments and Discounts on our Finance site.

    See also full terms and conditions below.

  • Funding

    Information on funding is available on our Help with Funding page.

  • Terms and Conditions

    Correct at the time of publishing.

    Fees illustrated are based on 19/20 entry and are subject to an annual increase.

    International fees vary.

    International repayment terms vary.

    Repayment terms vary for international eLearning students.

    Find out more on our Finance site.

    Five-month payment plan is paid by direct debit.

    Ten-month payment plan is paid by a Recurring Card Payment plan (credit/debit card).

    Calculation based on studying an equal number of modules each year.  If you study fewer or more credit points in each academic year this will affect the amount paid in the academic year.

    Payments must be completed by 1 June during the academic year which may reduce the number of payments for late enrollers.

    Annual part-time fees are based on the number of modules you study each year (you only pay for the modules you study). Calculation based on studying an equal number of modules each year.  If you study fewer or more credit points in each academic year this will affect the amount paid during the academic year.

    Prices vary for the MPA, full-time and part-time.

    Ulster University alumni will receive a 10% discount on their tuition fees.

    This discount applies to full-time and part-time postgraduate taught programmes (including Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development short courses/modules) only and excludes PGCE and PhD programmes.

    You will qualify for our alumni discount if you have successfully completed an Ulster University:

    • Undergraduate degree programme to include honours, non-honours and integrated master's.
    • Postgraduate programme including postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma, master's or a PhD.
    • Study year abroad programme.

    The alumni discount is not available to:

    • Associate students who have completed a validated programme.
    • Lower undergraduate degree awards such as an advanced diploma, CERT, graduate diploma, etc.

    You will qualify for the alumni discount regardless of when you finished your previous eligible programme.

    This discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount, offer or scholarship.

    Read our Tuition Fee Payment.

    If you receive the 5% up-front payment discount, this offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount, offer or scholarship.

    This offer is only available to self-funding students.