Studying Online

Study online when and where you want with Ulster University.

We make it happen.

Distance Learning with Ulster University

For over 20 years Ulster University has been successfully running distance learning courses, and has an outstanding reputation for enhancing students’ knowledge and professional skills. This experience enables us to help you take your career to the next level.

Ulster University delivers outstanding online distance learning to over 1,500 fully online students across Ireland and the UK. The University was one of the first to offer degree-level programs online, and in 2015 Ulster was selected by the European Commission to deliver the world’s first Higher Educational Programme in Hydrogen Safety Engineering.

We are committed to finding solutions for the most pressing global challenges concerning social and business renewal, healthy communities and culture, as well as empowering our students to drive change in their chosen areas.

You will be taught by qualified and credible academic staff, researchers and practitioners passionate about their areas of expertise. Ulster University has an established reputation for delivering world-class research and is in the top 25% of UK universities for world-leading research based on research power (Research Excellence Framework, 2014).

Our distance learning courses are 100% online and students can access all learning and supporting materials, discussion boards and readings via Ulster’s 24/7 online learning portal. Plus, you will be able to study when and where you want and balance your work-life commitments with our online courses.

Online students also have access to all the resources they need to be successful on their course with Ulster University offering excellent support to both on-campus and online students. Dedicated student success advisors are on hand throughout your student journey, from registration to graduation, with careers advice, research opportunities and academic support.

So whether you’re ready to apply to one of our online courses in Biomedical Science or Health Psychology, or you simply want to find out more about how distance learning at Ulster University works, we’re here to answer your queries and support the next stage in your journey.

Please get in contact if you have any further questions.