Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast is a UK top-ten research-intensive university from Belfast in Northern Ireland. It offers 14 Pathway programs in areas of architecture, business, humanities, social sciences, engineering and science, among many others.

  • Average Tution GBP 14,995
  • Students 23,855
  • International Students 11%
  • Total Cost GBP 17,716
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 15:1

School Description

Founded in the year 1845 by the Royal Charter, Queen's University Belfast is the UK's 9th oldest university. With over 170 years of education experience, it is composed of 16 schools through which it offers 158 bachelor's degree and 100 master's degree courses in study areas including art and languages, biological sciences, chemistry, agriculture, computer science, history and philosophy, social justice, theology, law, mathematics and physics, medicine, education, among many others. Queen's University Belfast is complete with all the essentials the average student might require. From banks, post office, a variety of dining options, recreational and athletic facilities, you'll never have to leave the campus, which is just a 15-minute walk away from the city center whose vibrant history and culture make for a great but inexpensive destination for students.

Admission as an international student at Queen's University Belfast requires the applicant to demonstrate English their proficiency through an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 or a TOELF IBT score of 90. However, if you are a student who do not meet any of these requirements, you can apply to an INTO Queen's University Belfast Pathway program, where you will be provided with additional preparation for an academic life in the UK, and trained to be proficient in the English language while earning university credit hours that will be counted once you continue on to a degree program at Queen's University Belfast.

Pathway Programs

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Architecture

    GBP 15,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Accountancy

    GBP 14,265 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Management

    GBP 14,265 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Mechanical Engineering

    GBP 14,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Aerospace Engineering

    GBP 14,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of engineers and other professionals engaged in developing, manufacturing and testing aircraft, spacecraft and their systems. Includes instruction in aircraft/spacecraft systems technology, design and development testing, prototype and operational testing, inspection and maintenance procedures, instrument calibration, test equipment operation and maintenance, and report preparation.

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Chemical Engineering

    GBP 14,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Civil Engineering

    GBP 14,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Electrical Engineering

    GBP 14,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Engineering

    GBP 14,995 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Law

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

  • Queen's University Belfast
    University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN, UK

    Humanities

    GBP 14,995 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on combined studies and research in the humanities subjects as distinguished from the social and physical sciences, emphasizing languages, literatures, art, music, philosophy and religion.

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Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK) 35
  • QS Rankings (Global) 202
  • The Guardian 38
  • Times World University Rankings 238
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 301
  • SchoolApply Ranking 7

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  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.00

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    Established in 1845

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    Queen's University Belfast was ranked as the 29th university in UK by the Complete University Guide and the Sunday Times University Guide.

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          • 1997-1998, Undergraduate

            ERASMUS Experience 1997

            Best University in Ireland for sure. Very good experience and useful for the rest of my studies and professionel carreer.

          • 1990-1997, Political Science

            Great place to study in a great city.

            Can't believe its 25 years since I went to QUB. Had a wonderful time studying there and working in the students union. Many fond memories. Top class

          • 2013-2014, Master's degree

            One of the best universities!

            High level of research; good, practical and useful tutorials and understandable lectures. Belfast is a very good city to live: millions of new friends and night life are guaranteed