I chose to study at the London Branch because of the central location. Studying in London has been fantastic for networking and has provided me with opportunities to collaborate with a number of potential investors.
Over 120,000 Chinese people live in London ensuring that there is a vibrant sense of Chinese culture in the capital.
The information below covers entry requirements, information on scholarships and bursaries, contact details, travel information and extra suggestions for Chinese students thinking about studying with us at Ulster University.
English and Maths requirement
Students applying for an Undergraduate, Pre-Masters or Postgraduate degree or the Graduate Certificate at Ulster University London and Birmingham are required to meet our standard English Language Requirements.
Students must also provide evidence that they satisfy the requirements for Maths (i.e. equivalent to a Grade C in GCSE). For students presenting qualifications from China, they must have at least a grade of C in Maths as part of the Senior High School Diploma (B in Maths for BSc Hons Accounting and Management).
|Undergraduate Programmes||The Senior High School Diploma (Gaozhong Biye Zhengshu ‐ Year 12) , a minimum score of 85 AND passed High School Graduation Examination with a minimum score of B or above.
The Senior High School Diploma (Gaozhong Biye Zhengshu ‐ Year 12) AND a completed Chinese University foundation/access programme.
The first year of a 4 Year University degree with an overall average of 70%.
The first year of 3 Year College Diploma with an overall average of 70% or above.
Graduation Certificate from a Specialised College / School (Zhongzhuan).
Graduation Certificate ‐ Sub‐degree (Gaozhi) level.
For Advanced entry to an Undergraduate Degree Programme:
Applicants holding a 2‐year Specialised College Diploma or a University College Graduation Diploma with an average of 70% or above may be considered for direct entry into the 2nd year;
Applicants holding a 3‐year Specialised College Diploma or a University College Graduation Diploma with an average of 75% or above may be considered for direct entry into the 3rd year.
Applicants who completed the first 3 years of a 4-year University degree with an average of 75% or above may be considered for direct entry into the 3rd year.
Applicants who have successfully an SQA HND (or equivalent) may be considered for entry to Year 2.
Grading System: A‐D; C is highest pass mark.
|Postgraduate Programmes||A 4-year Bachelor’s Degree, in a relevant area, from one of 211 universities is at with an overall average of 65 or above.
A 4-year Bachelor’s degree, in a relevant subject area, from other universities and colleges must have an overall average of 70% or above.
A Bachelor Degree, in a relevant subject area, with grades of 75 and above.
Successful pass in a recognised China Pre‐Masters Programme, in a relevant subject area, with a Pass at 70% or above.
For entry to Graduate Certificate in Business applicants need to have passed one of the following:
Applicants must hold a 4-year Bachelor’s Degree, in a non‐cognitive subject area.
A Graduate Certificate (3-year Diploma – Zhuanke/Dazhuan/Gaozhi level) at 70% in a cognitive subject area.
Students with qualifications from the following institutions would not normally be considered unless they have additional qualifications and relevant work experience: Employee’s College/University, Night College, The Party’s College/University, Correspondence College/University, CCRTVU.
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Instalment plans are available to you to help pay the balance of your fees, these are agreed on a case by case basis, defined by your qualifications and ability to pay your tuition fees.
In addition to our scholarships, we also offer an early payment discount for those students who pay their full tuition fees by certain payment deadlines.
For further information or to get into contact with our finance team please view our finance page or contact your regional team (see below) .
Our regional team make regular visits to China throughout the year and are able to help answer any questions you may have about our campus, courses, studying with us, the application process and any queries you may have.
Tel: +44 (0)121 616 7427
Tel: +44 (0)121 616 7452
If you would like to speak to someone about your accommodation options whilst you’re studying at the London or Birmingham Campus, our partners at QA are able to support you. To find out more, visit their website
*All documents must be provided in English or official translations.
UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) requires you to have a budget of at least £1,265 per month to study in London (in addition to your tuition fees).
We understand that you need to be able to budget properly during your studies in London. To help give you an idea of costs you can expect, here are the average living costs in London:
The above costs are a rough indication and will vary for each individual. For further information we recommend visiting studylondon.ac.uk .
Once dates are confirmed, the details of our trips will be available so you can arrange to meet our team in your country.
In the meantime, please feel free to contact us via our enquiry form.
Pre-Sessional courses are designed for students who require further English language support before commencing their academic programme at Ulster University. They offer you the opportunity to improve your academic English, meet peers and prepare for life at Ulster University.
|Course||Minimum IELTS entry requirements||Start date||Tuition fees||Length of study|
|Pre-Sessional Plus >||IELTS 5.0 with no sub below 4.5||June||London: £2400
|Pre-Sessional Standard >||IELTS 5.5 with no sub below 4.5||July||London: £1200
The UK offers a massively diverse and engaging study location for students across the globe. Whether you decide to study in London or Birmingham, you will be able to experience a variety of cultures and activities.
The London campus:
The Birmingham Campus:
If you’re going to make Birmingham, your temporary home whilst studying you might want to take time to learn more about the city.
With a Tier 4 visa you can work part-time during your studies. Our Careers Service offers you help with job applications and finding vacancies.
Find out how to apply for your Tier 4 visa and information on the application process, with helpful additional resources.