Propel your career in the right direction with an online Ulster Master’s degree
Source: Ulster University

“I chose the course at Ulster because there was a distance learning option. I was looking for a Master’s course that would help me redirect my career back towards an academic research career, and this was an ideal opportunity to do that while still working full-time.” – Marcus Young, MSc Geographic Information Systems

Standing among the top 25 percent of UK universities for world-leading research, Ulster and its progressive Faculty of Life & Health Sciences empowers the global future of STEM education and development.

eLearning programmes are a real jewel in the Faculty’s crown, providing the quality and versatility that helps working professionals thrive.

Ulster understands how eLearning can fit around your work and personal life and delivers all lecture notes through Blackboard Learn – Ulster’s virtual learning environment. Courses typically require a 12-week period of study with online discussions and assessments. There’s also the opportunity for collaborative group work.

eLearning with Ulster is a unique way to gain a UK Master’s degree without relocation costs and living expenses. Courses now open for January 2019 include:

Environmental Management – PgDip/MSc

Students of this distance-learning programme master the environmental management techniques integral to conservation, agriculture, forestry, industry and countryside planning. Designed for both new graduates with little experience in the field and environmental professionals looking to upgrade their skills and career, this course seeks to meet the growing demand for environmental specialists within public and industrial sectors. The flexible nature of this course makes it especially suited to people in full-time employment.


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) – PgDip/MSc

Ulster has over 20 years’ experience in teaching GIS.

Content is centred on the representation, acquisition, management, manipulation and analysis of spatial data. It also incorporates modules on remote sensing, spatial databases web-GIS and GIS in the commercial environment.

Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring – PgDip/MSc

This course is ideal for those working in the environmental field or those who wish to pursue a career in this area, fulfilling the demand for trained personnel in environmental regulatory agencies and in businesses involved in providing support services such as monitoring and consultancy.

Within the course you will develop:

Clear understanding of the mechanisms of toxicity for both organic and inorganic substances.

  • Advanced awareness of the behaviour of contaminants in a variety of environmental systems.
  • Insight into the main toxicological problems of contaminants in the environment and the impacts on organisms.
  • The ability to identify and articulate how environmental quality standards are created and monitored
  • Detailed understanding of the legislative controls on contaminants.


These courses are now open for January 2019 intake with flexible fee payment options and support to suit you. Speak to us now and start your Masters in just two months’ time!

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