Located in the capital city of Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast is steeped in heritage yet benefits from world-class, state-of-the-art facilities.
Queen’s has a history of investing in people and building brighter futures. It’s a place where learning and research come together to create new and exciting global opportunities.
The university has a rich heritage and a renowned history of producing Nobel Laureates, leading global academics and national and international leaders over the last 170 years.
Queen’s University Belfast is in the Top 200 Universities in the world. QS World Rankings 2019
We are highly respected across the globe as a centre of teaching excellence and innovative research.
Our courses will give you an amazing university experience that’s rooted in a rich heritage. Taught by top academics, these degrees enable you to become an expert in your chosen field, with the prospect of a top career in a multi-national company.
A Leading Research Centre
Queen’s University Belfast is part of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s 24 leading research intensive universities.
Our world-class researchers carry out internationally leading research, with Queen’s placed joint 8th in the UK for research intensity. (Ref 2014)
Our Global Research Institutes are flagships for interdisciplinary research in areas of major societal challenge. They bring together a critical mass of excellent researchers from a wide range of disciplines in world-class facilities to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.
Tuition fees and scholarships for international students
For new international students registering in 2016/17, undergraduate course fees range between £13,945 (~US$20,000) and £34,830 (US$50,000) a year depending on your course. Postgraduate courses cost between £12,360 (US$ 17,800) and £33,045 (US$ 47,600) a year.
There are a number of country-specific and broader scholarships available to international students, which range from a 10% discount on tuition fees to a £5,000 award across undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Queen’s is at the heart of Belfast’s culture, as well as its art and social scenes. We’re proud to be part of a bustling, cosmopolitan city boasting a vibrant social life and rich cultural heritage.
The Queen’s Graduate School is a dedicated social and academic space for postgraduate students. It was recently ranked 1st for Graduate Schools out of 159 international universities, (International Student Barometer survey, 2016).
THE CHEAPEST PLACE TO BE A STUDENT
Northern Ireland has the lowest student cost of living in the UK (Which? University, 2018)
That makes it cheaper than Manchester, Edinburgh, Leeds and Newcastle, while the cost of living is 28% lower than in London (Numbeo 2015).
If you are a full-time undergraduate student living in self-catering halls during term-time you are likely to face costs that will look something like:
Typical cost *
|Gas, electricity and water||Included in student accommodation|
|Council tax||Northern Ireland students are exempt|
|General living costs||£30|
* Costs shown are per week.
Our cutting-edge facilities include a financial Trading Room with Bloomberg terminals, interdisciplinary health and life sciences research facilities and innovative engineering hubs.