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.
The Queen's University Belfast is focused on research-driven curriculum. It maintains hi-tech laboratories, computer labs, libraries and art studious supporting advanced learning system. The McClay Library in the campus is a state-of-the-art 21st-century facility having 2000 reader-seats. It boasts of 1.2 million printed volumes, IT center, and other services. The university has collaborated with leading universities, institutes and technological giants across the globe for knowledge sharing and integrated research programs. It has also partnered with various businesses for commercialized research initiatives. Queen’s is the No. 1 University in the UK in terms of the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP). Further, QUBIS Ltd, the commercial chapter of the university has incubated more than seventy spin-out companies; some of them are even listed in the London Stock Exchange.
Undergraduate Entry Requirements
Applicants for full-time undergraduate degrees must apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Details of the application process are available from British Council offices. For international applicants, a direct entry application form can be used when asked to provide information in advance of submitting a UCAS application, apart from Medicine and Dentistry applicants.
Postgraduate Entry Requirements
Postgraduate diplomas or taught master’s programmes usually require either a UK upper second-class (2:1) or lower second-class (2:2) undergraduate degree, with course specific entry requirements.
Pre-master’s graduate diplomas are offered by INTO Queen’s in Computing, Finance or Management courses.
To undertake PhD study at Queen’s, student require good grades in their bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes and must have studied at a recognised university, along with having a strong research proposal.
Queen’s entry requirements are specific to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, country of origin and courses, so students should check specific requirements.
Scholarships & funding
Queen’s offers several scholarships for students across all levels of programmes, plus country-specific scholarships are available for postgraduate and PhD students.
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught/Research Scholarships
International Office Undergraduate Scholarship
Open to all new international students enrolling on full-time programmes, with no separate application necessary in order to be considered.
Vice-chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship
Scholarship paying full tuition fees for all years of programme to two new international students each year. Based on a number of conditions, application is necessary to be considered for this scholarship.
Queen’s University/CHINA scholarship council PhD scholarships
Full scholarships available for Chinese students starting PhD research.
Queen’s University VIED PhD scholarships
Available for Vietnamese students looking to pursue PhD studies.
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Careers, Employability and Skills Team
Helps students enhance their employability, with a team consisting of professionally qualified consultants, employer engagement staff and a dedicated global opportunities team. They support career decisions, developing skills and confidence, and encourage students to take advantage of opportunities such as studying abroad, work experience and graduate jobs.
Employer Engagement Team
The employer engagement team offers specialist communication of students’ skillsets to potential employers. It works across the global job market via its pioneering workplace study tours, where each tour group visits eight to ten graduate employers to familiarise students with recruitment selection practices.
Career Development Programmes
Queen’s career development programmes include:
Insight into Management
City Scholarship programme
Get Employment Ready award
Internships & Placements
Queen’s internship programmes place students with employers to gain a real-life insight into the world of work and business. The alumni mentoring scheme works to connect students with high-level former students across the world. Queen’s also encourages students to take advantage of study abroad or international placement opportunities.