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Queens University Belfast

 

Queen's University Belfast has an academic tradition that stretches back over 160 years, and is also a member of the Russell Group - a collective of the UK's top 20 research-intensive universities. The University offers a world-class portfolio of research and educational opportunities, a first-class student experience, and state-of-the-art facilities.

  • A Russell Group university: one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities
  • In the top 1% of universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2013)
  • Ranked 29th in the UK (The Times and the Sunday Times University Guide 2014)
  • Ranked 12th in the UK for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2013)
  • 90% teaching satisfaction (National Student Survey 2013)
  • "Students taught by world-leading academics" (Guardian University Guide 2014)
  • 21 subject areas in the UK top 20 (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014)
  • Ranked 26th in the UK for graduate-level employment (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014)
  • Lowest cost of living in the UK (Mercer.com 2012)
  • Safest region in the UK (British Crime Survey 2011)
  • Five consecutive Times Higher Education Awards (2008-2012), including Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2009
  • Runner-up for University of the Year, Queen’s enjoys a reputation as Ireland’s Oxbridge (Sunday Times University Guide 2013)

Visit the Queen's University Belfast website.


 
 


Pathway Programmes

International Foundation
International Foundation in Business, Humanities and Social Sciences
International Foundation in Engineering and Science

 

International Diploma
International Diploma in Management and Finance
International Diploma in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
International Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
International Diploma in Civil Engineering

 

Graduate Diploma

 

Graduate Diploma in Management
Graduate Diploma in Management with Pre-sessional English
Graduate Diploma in Finance
Graduate Diploma in Finance with Pre-sessional English

 

 

 

 

 

Direct Entry Programmes

Direct Entry

You can apply for direct entry if you meet the entry requirements. Check the pathway programmes if you slightly fall short of the entry requirements.

 

For Direct Entry Undergraduate Programmes visit http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/CourseFinder/UG/

 

 

For Direct Entry Post Graduate Taught programmes visit http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/CourseFinder/PCF1516/PTCF1516/

 

 

For Direct Entry Post Graduate Research Programmes visit http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/CourseFinder/PCF1516/PRCF1516/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

Foundation Courses

Academic requirements:

You need to have completed 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English requirements:

Three-term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Four-term: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Five-term: IELTS 4.0 (with a minimum of 4.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Year 1 Diploma

Academic requirements:

Two 'D' Grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades.

You must have a minimum of GCSE grade 'C' in Mathematics or equivalent.

English requirements:

Three term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing with no other subskill below 5.0) or equivalent.

Four term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in reading and writing with no other subskill below 4.5) or equivalent.

Five term: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Graduate Diploma

Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution.

OR

Higher Education Diploma (3 - 5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

If you wish to progress to the MSc International Business, you must have an undergraduate degree in Business or Management which is acceptable to Queen's University Management School.

English requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Please note: for visa purposes, students requiring a Tier 4 visa must have IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. 

Please enqure for further information about direct entry programmes

Dates and Prices

Foundation

Start date Term dates Fees
January start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 05 Jan 2015 to Fri 27 Mar 2015
Term 2: Mon 13 Apr 2015 to Fri 12 Jun 2015
Term 3: Mon 15 Jun 2015 to Fri 28 Aug 2015
£13,850
April start (5 terms)

Term 1: Mon 13 Apr 2015 to Fri 19 Jun 2015
Term 2: Mon 29 Jun 2015 to Fri 04 Sep 2015
Term 3: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 4: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 5: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016

£22,615
June start (5 terms)                  Term 1: Mon 29 Jun 2015 to Fri 04 Sep 2015
Term 2: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 3: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 4: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Term 5: Mon 13 Jun 2016 to Fri 26 Aug 2016
£22,615
June start (4 terms) Term 1: Mon 29 Jun 2015 to Fri 04 Sep 2015
Term 2: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 3: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 4: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
£18,440
September start (4 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 04 Dec 2015
Term 2: Mon 11 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Term 4: Mon 13 Jun 2016 to Fri 26 Aug 2016
£18,440
September start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 2: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
£14,265
January start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 11 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 2: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Term 3: Mon 13 Jun 2016 to Fri 26 Aug 2016
£14,265

Yr 1 Diploma

Start date Term dates Fees
January start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 05 Jan 2015 to Fri 27 Mar 2015
Term 2: Mon 13 Apr 2015 to Fri 12 Jun 2015
Term 3: Mon 15 Jun 2015 to Fri 28 Aug 2015
£13,850
April start (5 terms)                  Term 1: Mon 13 Apr 2015 to Fri 19 Jun 2015
Term 2: Mon 29 Jun 2015 to Fri 04 Sep 2015
Term 3: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 4: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 5: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
£22,615
June start (5 terms) Term 1: Mon 29 Jun 2015 to Fri 04 Sep 2015
Term 2: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 3: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 4: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Term 5: Mon 13 Jun 2016 to Fri 26 Aug 2016
£22,615
June start (4 terms) Term 1: Mon 29 Jun 2015 to Fri 04 Sep 2015
Term 2: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 3: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 4: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
£18,440
September start (4 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 04 Dec 2015
Term 2: Mon 11 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Term 4: Mon 13 Jun 2016 to Fri 26 Aug 2016
£18,440
September Start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 2: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
£14,265
January start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 11 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 2: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Term 3: Mon 13 Jun 2016 to Fri 26 Aug 2016
£14,265

Graduate Diploma

Start date Term dates Fees
January Start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 05 Jan 2015 to Fri 27 Mar 2015
Term 2: Mon 13 Apr 2015 to Fri 12 Jun 2015
Term 3: Mon 15 Jun 2015 to Fri 28 Aug 2015
£13,850
September Start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 21 Sep 2015 to Fri 18 Dec 2015
Term 2: Mon 04 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 3: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
£14,265
January Start (3 terms) Term 1: Mon 11 Jan 2016 to Fri 18 Mar 2016
Term 2: Mon 04 Apr 2016 to Fri 10 Jun 2016
Term 3: Mon 13 Jun 2016 to Fri 26 Aug 2016
£14,265

What's the difference between the 3 and 4 term course?

Lasting 4 terms, the Extended International Diploma incorporates an additional term of intensive English tuition on the same visa, and typically has a lower English language entry requirement.

If you need to study more than one term of English in order to reach the level necessary for academic study you should aply for the English for University Study course.

Tuition fees do not include:

  • enrolment fee: an additional charge of £150 per academic programme
  • text books and other learning materials: an additional charge in the region of £260 per academic course (3 term), £340 per academic course (4 term), £420 per academic course (5 term)
  • an additional £370 per year fee to cover the use of laboratory facilities

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