Ulster University London & Birmingham
Ulster University has strong links with industry and professional bodies to ensure that the University's courses meet market needs and that graduates are fully equipped for successful, rewarding careers.
In addition to its 4 campuses in Northern Ireland, the University has a further 2 branch campuses in London and Birmingham. These branch campuses are run in partnership with QA Higher Education offering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in professional and modern study facilities.
The courses at the branch campuses are validated by Ulster University and taught by QA Higher Education staff.
We are renowned for the student experience we offer. From great teaching to first class resources and facilities, all within a welcoming and supportive learning environment, you will receive a 'uniquely Ulster' experience that will help you to fulfil your potential.
Over 94% of Ulster graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation - DLHE Survey 2016/17. That's one of the best rates in the UK. Our courses are developed with employer and professional body input, ensuring that you graduate 'work-ready' and with the skills and knowledge that employers need.
The friendliness and support we offer ensures you will feel at home and make an easy transition to university life in London or Birmingham. Our campuses provide an inclusive learning environment, welcoming learners from all backgrounds.
Personal experience and great opportunities
With small class sizes and regular one to one time with your tutors, our London and Birmingham campuses provide a personal and beneficial study environment. You will be situated in one of the UK's fastest growing business communities, meaning you will be open to more networking opportunities than anywhere else in the UK.
Ulster is committed to widening access and participation to higher education. At the heart of this is the principle that education should be available to all those with the ability to benefit from it.
We consider a range of qualifications, learning credits, informal learning and prior work experience to assess your ability to study your chosen course.
Undergraduate or postgraduate study can be a significant financial commitment, but our courses are competitively priced to ensure good value for money. Ulster's courses represent an excellent investment in your future career.
Why choose us
At Ulster, we don't just provide you with a first rate education, we also prepare you for life after graduation.
Our learning experience is career-focused and relevant, offering you a range of opportunities to enhance your CV and stand out to potential employers. This ensures that when you leave us, you do so with the knowledge, skills and confidence to make your mark in a competitive job market.
The quality of our teaching ensures that your learning experience is of the highest academic standard. Our programmes are regularly reviewed and we constantly monitor the changing job market to ensure you attain the relevant knowledge, skills and professional qualifications to excel in your future career. Many of our academic staff have industry experience, which shapes and informs the teaching you receive at Ulster.
Most of our degree programmes are developed in collaboration with industry and professional bodies. Many offer an additional professional qualification or accreditation, something you will find invaluable once you graduate and are applying for jobs.
Our Careers and Employability Service offers friendly and impartial advice to help you plan your career, as well as helping you to develop your employability skills. The Careers and Employability Service offers face-to-face, email and telephone advice, they will also be on hand to support you from your first day of enrolment right through to graduation and beyond.
How you can benefit from the Careers and Employability Service:
- One-to-one and group guidance sessions for students on topics such as; strategies for organising work experience and getting internships, information on career options based on your course of study, guidance and information on what employers look for in applications, and effective networking
- Campus-based Careers and Employability events with prospective employers
- Webinars and seminars on specific employability topics
- CV and job application advice and checking
- Interview skills including phone interviews and opportunities to practice interviews
- Advice on further study options and applications