UpSkill with Ulster University

If you are a resident of Northern Ireland and have been impacted as a result of the Coronavirus lockdown, we are offering you the chance to learn the skills you need to get your career moving again.

Our courses offer pathways to careers in sectors which require high skilled, well-paid employees to fill gaps in the job market. These courses are fully funded by the Department for the Economy.  See entry requirements for more details about eligibility criteria.

These programmes offer the opportunity to work towards changing career or to build upon and update your knowledge within your current chosen career.

This is a fantastic opportunity to bounce back from the recent disruption to your career.

Courses will be taught fully online, delivered by our experienced course teams who will fully support you throughout the programme with a combination of online lectures, tutorials and other online resource tools.

There are also opportunities to progress to full Masters programmes on completion.

Business Courses

Now is the time to upksill with Ulster University Business School.

We are offering a FREE short course to help you or your business adapt to a shifting workplace and economy.

Our courses 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.

Computing Modules

Leading IT companies both locally and across GB & Ireland are reporting a shortage in the number of skilled employees within the IT sector.

Our Computing courses 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 Computing background, then you could benefit from our Data Science, Artificial Intelligence or Programming and Cloud Computing modules which earn you credits points towards a full MSc qualification.

Find out more about our Computing modules

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

Energy Modules

These modules are funded by the Department for the Economy and is designed to give those who have been impacted by COVID-19 an opportunity to upskill and retrain in a priority area.

If you already have a background in Engineering, Science or Technology, these free modules offers you the chance to move into the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector. Get the specialist skills you need, delivered by our expert team, who will support your throughout the course.

Successful completion of the modules gives you credit points towards a full MSc Energy qualification.

Find out more about our Energy modules

Engineering Modules

Our Engineering 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 an Engineering, Science or Technology background then you could benefit from getting the skills needed to get your career moving again. Our Postgraduate modules offer credit points towards completion of a full Masters qualification in an Engineering discipline.

We are offering limited FREE places on the following modules:

Quality Improvement

Process Product Optimisation

Bioinstrumentation

Find out more about our Engineering 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

All courses are fully funded by the Department for the Economy