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 (2020/21 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.
The majority of our courses fall into the following standardised pricing brackets
Module (30 credit points)
Courses with individual pricing are detailed separately
MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis
MSc Management and Corporate Governance
MSc Sport Management
MSc Advanced Accounting
MSc Business Development and Innovation
MSc Business Improvement
MSc Food Regulatory Affairs
MSc Human Resource Management
MSc Strategic Accounting
International Business with Advanced Practice (fee is illustrative - two year course second
year fees subject to an annual increase)
Marketing with Advanced Practice (fee is illustrative - two year course second year
fees subject to an annual increase)
MBA with Advanced Practice (fee is illustrative - two year course second year fees
subject to an annual increase)
Graduate Diploma in Accounting
LLM Access to Justice
LLM International Commercial Law and ADR
MA Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
MFA (120 credit points)
£4,053.60 (year 1 only)
MSc Executive Leadership
MSc Management and Corporate Governance
(contact UUBS for fee for Dublin applications)
PGCert Further Education
PGCert Stem Cell Biology
PGCert Veterinary Public Health
PGCert Theory of Independent Prescribing for Optometrists
PGDip Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Theory)
PGDip Physician Associate Studies
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.
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 20/21 entry and are subject to an annual increase.
Fees for two year courses may vary to that stated as the fees for the second year will be 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.