About Us​

CUC Ulster University is a modern and dynamic University based in Qatar.

Accreditations & Partnerships

Local Recognition:

Ministry of Education and Higher

Education (MoEHE) in Qatar

CUC Ulster’s programmes are locally and internationally accredited.

International Recognition:

Pearson Education Ltd:

Our BTEC programmes are awarded by Pearson Education, one of the world’s largest learning companies in the UK. CUC is an official centre offering accredited programmes from the Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) in the United Kingdom, awarded by Pearson Education.



BTEC Higher National qualifications are widely recognised by industry and higher education authorities around the world as the principal technical professional qualification at Levels 4 and 5. Developed in conjunction with employers, students, and professional bodies, BTEC Higher Nationals offer your students real experience, opportunities and comprehensive qualifications that will benefit their chosen career.

Ulster University:

All Foundation, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate degrees being offered at CUC Ulster Qatar are awarded by Ulster University in the UK.

Ulster is a British university with 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. Its core business activities are teaching and learning, widening access to education, research and innovation and technology and knowledge transfer.

Ulster at a Glimpse:

Ulster University is a multi-campus university tracing its origins back to1849, with sights set firmly on the future.


The University has now spread beyond its Northern Ireland roots to include branch campuses in London, Birmingham, and most recently in Qatar.


Our Qatar branch is operated in partnership with City University College, with a new state-of-the-art campus undergoing construction in the “smart city” of Lusail.


Students graduating from our Qatar branch campus will receive a globally recognized, fully accredited UK degree from Ulster University, licensed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Qatar.


We are a truly international university, welcoming international students from over 100 different countries and over 200,00 alumni worldwide. We have an excellent reputation for research, for providing work-based learning, and for the level of recognition granted by professional bodies.

Our students are at the center of everything we do, and each of our campuses provides a range of courses that will engage our students and provide them with the skills they need to carve out their careers.

We aim to create the best opportunities for our students by putting an emphasis on work-based learning. This contributes to over 94% of our graduates being in employment or pursuing further studies within six months of graduating (DLHE Survey 2016/17).

At Ulster University we want to build on our successes and leave a legacy that is strong and dynamic.

We invite you to be a part of our extraordinary story!


We believe in education for all and as such are proud to be a learning organization that provides a wide range of entry points and flexible delivery options.

We believe in investing in quality to bring about sustainable growth.

We believe that by working as one we will achieve our long-term aims and ambitions.

We believe that working in partnership brings benefits for all.

We believe that every learner should leave with the skills, knowledge, and self-confidence to take advantage of career and personal opportunities in the future.