Ulster University

University Location:

Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

University Type:

Public University

Year Established:


Basic Overview:

Ulster University is a highly-ranked public university in Northern Ireland. Founded as the New University of Ulster in 1968, the institution merged with the Ulster Polytechnic in the year 1984 to form the University of Ulster. Affiliated with the Universities in Ireland and Universities UK, the university is an active member of the European University Association and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

The university has campuses in Jordanstown, Belfast, Coleraine, and Derry, as well as Birmingham and London. Each of the campuses features state-of-the-art teaching, research, accommodation, and support facilities. The Belfast campus offers programs in architecture, hospitality, photography, digital animation, and event management. The campus hosts frequent art exhibitions and fashion shows. It is also home to a restaurant named The Academy, which also provides training to students in catering and food preparation. The Coleraine campus, located on the River Bann banks, focuses on subject areas like biomedical sciences, psychology, history, geography, environmental science, pharmacy, tourism, media and journalism, English and teacher training.

Jordanstown, spread across 114 acres, is the largest campus of the university with several institutes and stores on the site. Programs in engineering, business, social sciences, communication, education, science, and sports are extended at Jordanstown. The Magee campus in Derry includes programs in business, cinematic arts, drama, music, engineering, computing, law, nursing, and the Irish language. The on-site facilities include libraries, multi-faith rooms, medical centers, computer labs, printing and laptop renting services.

University at a glance

UG/PG Course Ratio:

1 : 0.9

Endowments Value:

Pound 7 Million

No. of Campuses:


Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense:

INR 3.2 Lakh

International Students Website:


World University Ranking – QS 2021

#601 – 650

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