Those who have excelled in sport can apply for the University of Ulster Talented Athlete Entry Scheme. It makes it easier for top sportspeople to get accepted on a course at the university. It does this by lowering the entry requirements.
Applicants must be starting their first degree. The degree has to be full-time. They must already compete at regional, national or international level in their chose sport. Successful applicants must also represent the university in their sport. Finally students must participate in one of 56 predetermined sports.