Ulster University

Belfast School of Architecture
University of Ulster School of Art & Design
25-51 York Street
Belfast
County Antrim
BT15 1ED

Phone: 0289 0267243

Website: http://www.ulster.ac.uk/home

About

Ulster University has both a national and international reputation for excellence, innovation and regional engagement, making a major contribution to the economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland.

Ulster’s core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer. The overall aim is to prepare students for tomorrow’s world today.

Ulster University offers many exciting opportunities in the field of engineering. The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment consists of four Schools, offering industry-informed, professionally recognised courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Graduate employability

The Faculty has developed strong industry partnerships in both teaching and research, which has helped to foster excellent employment opportunities for Ulster graduates. Most of the courses offer a placement year, providing graduates with an additional diploma, which has proven to be invaluable in helping graduates to secure professional employment locally, nationally, and globally. There is also opportunity for PhD study.

Extra curriculum opportunities

Sponsored scholarships and prizes further demonstrate the relevance of Ulster’s courses and the quality of their students. Numerous opportunities for personal development exist, and include for example, the University’s own EDGE Award, Tutoring in Schools, mentoring and class representation, STEM Ambassadorships, Athena Swan Champions, peer-mentoring and widening access partnerships.

The sector

There has never been a better time to undertake study in computing, engineering and the built environment at Ulster University.

There are a variety of courses available including eLearning, short courses & CPD, undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD opportunities. Further information on these can be found at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/faculties/computing-engineering-and-the-built-environment/study-opportunities.

Research

World leading research is regularly carried out in globally important disciplines at Ulster University, ranging from cognitive data analytics to neural networks; innovative healthcare technologies to plasma-liquid interfaces; sustainable energy storage to fire safety engineering.

Schools within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment

The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment consists of four Schools, offering industry-informed, professionally recognised courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

  • School of Computingaims to provide students with a supportive environment for their studies, thus providing them with the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
  • School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systemsprovides students with professionally relevant degrees to help graduates secure employment in a highly skilled Computing and Engineering sector.
  • School of Engineeringspecialises in a broad multi-disciplinary approach to Engineering in both Education and Research; and its application in solving real-world industry related problems.
  • Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Research

World leading research is regularly carried out in globally important disciplines at Ulster University, ranging from cognitive data analytics to neural networks; innovative healthcare technologies to plasma-liquid interfaces; sustainable energy storage to fire safety engineering.

Research centres

The University conduct their research through a network of well-resourced centres.

  • Research within School of Computing – providing a state-of-the-art environment for research in Pervasive Computing and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Research within School of Computing, Engineering and Intelligent Systems – research themes and topics.
  • Research within School of Engineering – research themes and topics.
  • Research within Belfast School of Architecture and the Built Environment – research themes and topics.