The history of Hull University
The University of Hull founded in 1927 is a public research university in Kingston upon Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The building is located on Cottingham Rd, Hull HU6 7RX. Hull University is England’s 14th oldest university. Its original name was University College Hull and it offered studies to 39 students and 14 “on-person” departments. Today, 95 years later, the University counts 16000 students and 2500 employees, including +1000 academic staff. The main university campus is located in Hull and is home to the Hull York Medical School, a joint initiative with the University of York.
University’s motto is Lampada Ferens, which translates as “carrying the light of learning”. Hull university is proud of its heritage of academic excellence, and a history of creating and inspiring life-changing research.
Hull online ranking
The University of Hull is one of the top universities in the Northern ranking (Yorkshire and the Humber region) according to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. This means that it has climbed 17 places in the up from 77th to joint 60th in the table.
The importance f this ranking is the fact that it focuses on nine indicators including student satisfaction, quality of research, graduate prospects, new students’ entry qualifications, degree results achieved, student/staff ratios, service and facilities spend, and degree completion rates.
Graduate career prospects were above the national average, with student experience making a significant leap (by 36 places) alongside other positives for degree results and student/staff ratios.
Hull online courses
Next to traditional, campus-based degrees, Hull University also offers 100% online programmes.
These have been designed thinking of flexible study to help honor personal and professional commitments of students. They are delivered 100% online and do not require attending the university at any stage unless you wish to.
Being a part of the student community, you will have the opportunity to attend face-to-face workshops and events that are held up to twice a year across Europe. Through these, even as an online student, you are offered an opportunity to meet your tutors and fellow students. It is important to know that because those events are not obligatory, they are not a part of the grading component.
Even as an online student you are always welcome to visit the campus, if you're ever in the area. More importantly, once your graduation arrives, you will be invited to attend it in person and celebrate the day shoulder to shoulder with campus graduates. Graduation ceremonies are held at the Bonus Hall Arena in Hull. 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.
Hull online student
As an online student, you are offered continuous support through the programme, from Student Adviser Team, offering you any non-academic assistance and use of an online class-virtual learning environment (VLE).
Being an online student does not restrict you from accessing course materials or the library. The University library offers a great selection of electronic books and journals to support you through your research. Additionally, the library’s skills team provides support for improving academic skills including writing and referencing.
Online students are eligible for career support services offered by the University of Hull. Not only do they receive advice on existing work opportunities and through their studies, they enhance their employability, but also upon graduation they are becoming a part of an alumni network allowing to build their professional network, keep in touch with their classmates, and establish themselves within their field.
Alongside the above, an online student can become a part of the Student’s Union and feel even more connected with the student community both campus and online.
Hull University online portal
Online studies are being conducted in an online environment so-called virtual learning environment (VLE) that can be accessed on Canvas. This Hull portal is easy-to-use and available at any time and from everywhere via your browser or through the Canvas Student mobile app. It is convenient for students who are on the move and allows easily engaging with classmates or reading through academic feedback from your instructor.
Through Hull portal you will be:
- having access to interactive mix of online discussion boards, on-demand lectures and live webinars,
- able to get help from your tutors when you need it,
- having access to support and feedback from your tutor,
- able to submit your assignments online,
- able to check your feedback and grades,
- able to pay for your studies.
In order to receive access to all above mentioned online facilities and online student privileges, you need to enroll for one of the programmes.
Hull online enrollment
How to enroll to Hull online? The process is straightforward and can be divided into three stages: before application, application stage and post application stage.
Stage 1-Before applying
- Find the programme you are ready to join. You will find information about all the programmes offered here.
- Press on apply button and leave us your contact details for the course advisor to contact you, discuss your interest and advise properly.
- In the meantime, prepare enrollment documents including your highest academic degree, copy of your cv and English language proficiency proof (if English is not your first language).
Applicants who do not have prior degree (e.g. bachelor) may still be considered but will need to present extra documents such as evidence of highest qualification achieved, evidence of any relevant professional qualifications or memberships, your current CV (highlighting relevant experience in detail-including managerial responsibilities within the context of an engineering organisation)
Stage 2 – application stage
You will be provided with a link to an online application form. It takes around 5-15 minutes to complete. Also, be prepared to upload supporting documents. Once the application is submitted, it will be revised and you will be informed about the decision.
Step 3 – post application stage
Once the application is submitted and revised it may happen you will be contacted by the admission team in regards to any additional documentation or additional explanation of facts.
If the application is accepted you will be offered a seat in the programme. You will be receiving an official letter of acceptance, which you will be able to use to access MyHull portal.
If it happens the application is rejected, you will be provided with detailed feedback to understand reasons behind the application rejection. This feedback may be used for any future applications to Hull online.
Hull university online degree courses
Hull Univerity offers a distinctive selection of courses. These include:
All Hull University online degree courses take two years to complete and are delivered 100% online.
University of Hull online fees
Hull online programme prices range depending on the programme, whether it is a Post Graduate Certificate, Post Graduate Diploma or a full master’s degree.
For all courses, the acceptance fee of £250 is required to secure your place. This needs to be paid within two weeks of the date on your offer letter. Once acceptance fee is paid and an unconditional offer secured, students receive a course payment schedule. Tuition fee can be paid in installments.