Here, we've provided answers to some frequently asked questions. If you can't find the answers you're looking for, our team of friendly course advisers are here to help.

You can leave us a message using the enquiry form below and we'll get back to you as soon as we can, or give us a call on +44(0)1482 251 819 between 9am and 5pm GMT, Monday to Friday, and we'll be happy to help.


What qualifications do I need for my Masters course? Path -1

You'll be able to find the qualifications you need for your chosen Masters course on the relevant course page. If you have appropriate professional experience in your chosen subject area and want to apply based on your experience, your application will be considered and accepted at the discretion of the Course Director.

If you're still unsure about entry requirements for your chosen course, don't worry - we're here to help. Please feel free to phone our course advisers on +44(0)1482 251 819 or email

Who do I contact to check the progress of my application? Path -1

We know applying for a Masters course can be a very exciting time, and we want to be able to keep you in the loop every step of the way.

If you want to check the progress of your application at any time, please feel free to contact our Admissions Office by phone or email:

Tel: +44(0)1482 251 819


Fees and funding

How can I pay my course fees? Information here

We want to make it as easy and convenient as possible for you to pay your course fees.

You can make payments online or over the phone using a credit or debit card or by bank transfer. Please visit our Fees and funding page for more information.

Are there fee reductions or bursaries available? Information here

As a University of Hull Online student, you can benefit from a number of fee reduction and bursary options we offer to help you manage your studies financially. Please feel free to contact our course advisers who can advise on which option is best for you.

About us

What’s your ranking? Information here

The University of Hull is ranked 4th in the north in the UK (Times Good University Guide 2022), and climbed 19 places in the Guardian University Rankings 2022. Studying with us pays off, with 97.9% of our postgraduate students progressing into work or further study within six months of completing their studies (Higher Education Statistics Agency 2016/17 leavers).

We’ve been changing the world since 1927, and we’re not stopping now. We have twice appeared in Universities UK’s list of ‘100 discoveries by British universities that have changed the world’.  Join us as a University of Hull Online student and step closer to success.

You can find out more about us on our How you'll learn page.

Where are your students from? Information here

At the University of Hull, we're renowned for providing first-class education to students from over 100 countries around the world. 

Since we offer these Masters courses online, you're likely to study alongside students from across the world and become part of our truly global community. You can find out more details about studying with us on our How you learn page.

As an online student

What will my student status be? Information here

As soon as you're accepted onto any of our online Masters courses, we welcome you as a fully-registered student with the University of Hull.

That means you'll also be eligible for a University of Hull student ID card.

What will be on my degree certificate? Information here

When you graduate from your chosen online Masters course, your degree will have the exact same academic weight as that of an on-campus student.

You'll be invited to join us at Hull for a graduation ceremony to celebrate your achievement, and receive a degree certificate from the University of Hull that's identical to that of an on-campus student.

How you study

What equipment/software will I need? Information here

We've made studying online with us easy, so you can focus on your studies without needing to worry about complicated or costly technical requirements.

All you need is regular access to a computer or tablet with an internet connection.

To get the most from your studies, your computer should have

  • a web browser (the latest version of Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer) which must accept cookies and has JavaScript enabled

  • screen resolution of 1024x768 or above

  • sufficient bandwidth to download documents of at least 2MB 

  • a word processor that reads Microsoft Word format (.doc)

  • a PDF reader

  • a media player that plays MP4 files

If you're not sure if you have the right equipment or software, just call us on +44 (0)1482 235 569 and we'll be happy to help.