Ulster University offers fully-funded Master's degrees in IT, AI and more

  • Ulster University is offering 50 new fully-funded Master’s Degree studentships for 2021/22, in which students will have their fees paid and will also receive a £10,000 bursary payment.

    Funded through the Department for the Economy's Postgraduate Award Scheme, the courses are aligned to vital skills and opportunities needed to support NI's economic recovery coming out of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

    Courses available for the one-year Master's degrees are across a range of key sectors, including:

    • Digital, ICT and Artificial Intelligence
    • Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering
    • Personalised Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Geographical Information Systems
    • Fashion and Retail Management
    • Animation
    • Digital Marketing Communication
    • Leadership

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    Economy Minister Paul Frew said "these funded studentships and bursaries will support the pipeline of skills the economy needs as we recover from the pandemic, and also support the skills policy objectives set out in my Department’s 10X Economic vision."

    The bursaries are part of a package of up to £1.8m in funding for 100 bursaries for additional Master’s courses in 2021/22 administered by Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast.

    The deadline for applications to any of the Master's courses is Friday 23 July 2021 and successful candidates will be notified of their admission by Tuesday 31 August 2021.

    Full eligibility criteria and details of how to apply are available here.

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