At Ulster we pride ourselves on providing our students with a professional learning environment that helps to prepare you for your working life.
This page will hopefully help in answering any questions you may have about our programmes, studying with us, the application process and who to get into contact with for further information.
English and Maths requirements
All 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 Nigeria, they must have at least a C6 in Maths as part of the WAEC/NECO (B3 in Maths for BSc Hons Accounting and Management).
|Undergraduate Programmes||5 credit passes (4‐6) from the SSCE (WAEC/NECO) AND have passed one of the following:
A recognised Foundation/Access course
A minimum of 2 Cambridge A Levels
Year 1 (level 100) of a recognised Nigerian degree course OR an Ordinary National Diploma (OND/ND)
A National Certificate of Education.
You may still be considered with lower OND/ND grades or low Year 1 results.
For advanced entry to an Undergraduate Degree Programme:
At least 5 credit passes (4‐6) from SSCE (WAEC/NECO) AND a Higher National Diploma with at least a lower credit in a relevant subject.
*Classification: Distinction, Upper/Lower Credit and pass, look for at least a lower credit. Grading System (WASSCE): A1 (excellent), B2‐3 (good), C4‐6 (credit), D7‐8 (pass), F9 (fail).
Grading System (HND): Distinction, Upper/Lower Credit and pass
|Postgraduate Programmes||Students must hold at least a good Second Class Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised Nigerian University
A student holding a lower degree may be considered for the Graduate certificate in Business.
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Instalment plans are available to applicants 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.
Throughout the year our team travel to Nigeria for events and to meet with students. 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.
Living away from home is a big part of the student experience, we understand finding the perfect place for you to live is very important.
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 .
Our regional team make regular visits to Nigeria 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 7514
Senior International Officer
Tel: +44 (0)121 616 7462
Our trusted representatives situated in Nigeria are looking to provide you with information and advice on studying in London, the application process, help in applying and much more. Please see below for the details of our representatives:
Drums UK School Finder
Tel: +234 806 828 6947
Address: 380 Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja
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:
London is an extremely diverse city, reflected in the range of restaurants and places to eat. Halal food is widely available with many Halal restaurants located within easy reach of the campus; below are just a few to choose from:
For those students looking for places of worship, London caters to those of every faith. From BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden and London Central Mosque by Regent’s Park to smaller venues closer to the campus, there is something for everyone.
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.
Pre-Sessional courses are designed for students who require further English language support before you commence your academic course at Ulster University. They offer you the opportunity to improve your academic English, meet peers and prepare for life at Ulster University.
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.