Business Studies Ulster University

Important notice – campus change
This course will move to the Belfast campus in September 2019. Students will change campus part way through this course.

This degree prepares you for a career in business management in industry, commerce or the public sector. It focuses on the acquisition and application of knowledge relevant to the role of the manager in the rapidly changing environment which is the modern business world. The course also provides you with opportunities to develop and enhance your range of personal and interpersonal transferable skills which are vital to successful performance in the workplace.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Jordanstown

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


How to apply

Application deadlines

To guarantee the university or college will consider you for this course, you must apply by:

15 January

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code N100
Institution code U20
Campus name Jordanstown

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - AAB
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma DDM - DDD To include Unit profile of 9 - 11 distinctions.
Access to HE Diploma Overall Access profile 70 - 74%.
Scottish Higher BBBBB - BBBCC
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE Profile to include Mathematics and English Language with a minimum Grade C or above.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 26 - 28 points To include 13 - 14 points at higher level.
Irish Leaving Certificate - Higher Level H2, H2, H2, H3, H3 - H3, H3, H3, H3, H3
Scottish Advanced Higher BBB - CCC

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £4,030 Year 1
International £13,240 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4,030 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

The fees displayed are for academic year 2017/18 and are subject to an incremental increase for academic year 2018/19. Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/fees-and-finance/undergraduate. If you are from England, Scotland or Wales and want to study a full-time undergraduate degree at Ulster University, you can take advantage of one of our special discounts, each year of your course. For further information visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/ulster-life/study-at-ulster/gb-students/discounts-for-gb-students