Queen's University Belfast

Country: Northern Ireland

Location: Belfast

University Information

About the University

Queen’s University Belfast is a public research university founded in 1810 as Queen’s College Belfast until it became a university in 1966. The university accommodates over 16,000 students with 4,000 being postgraduates.


There is a large selection of accommodation offers available at Queen’s University Belfast that you can choose from. As an undergraduate or international student you will have priority for a place in the accommodation provided by the university for your first year of study:

  • Options of standard, ensuite, studio and premium rooms at student accommodations: Willow Walk, 76 Malone Road and Mount Charles.
  • Accommodation fees range from £75-£124 per week for 38-51 weeks.
  • Each housing accommodation offers different local university facilities such as study spaces, bike storage, laundry rooms and vending machines. All bills are included in the rent.

International Student - Finance

Queen’s University Belfast boasts a ‘fixed fee structure’ meaning any new international  undergraduate (excluding medicine) and postgraduate research students commencing in 2020/21 are charged the same tuition fee for each year.

  • Undergraduate/Postgraduate (taught) classroom-based course tuition fee cost £16,900.
  • Undergraduate/Postgraduate (taught) laboratory-based course tuition fee cost £20,800.
  • Undergraduate pre-clinical/clinical-based course tuition fee cost £41,850.
  • Postgraduate research classroom-based course tuition fee cost £16,950.
  • Postgraduate research laboratory-based course tuition fee cost £21,300.

Pathway Providers

For any student that has had their education disrupted or have no recognizable qualifications however meet the minimum English requirements of IELT 5.5 and required Maths skills you may still be eligible to progress onto university. With SkillMe we can provide you a pathway to a degree using our pathway provider partnerships.
University Pathway providers:

  • BSMI


If you are student from a financial background that cannot support your education at the University of interest, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the scholarships eligibility requirements and you successfully achieving them can grant you funding for your living expenses and tuition fees. Depending on the selected course and scholarships available, the various funding opportunities are varied. 

Queen’s University Belfast offers scholarships:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship
  • International Office Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Asylum Seekers Scholarship
  • CQC Queen’s Scholar Award
  • India, China, Indonesia Scholarships
  • Commonwealth Scholarship
  • Chevening Scholarship


All universities are involved in international collaborations with university institutions, government and private industries. Each university is usually engaged in research projects which are good indicators of the specialties that the university has. It is a good indicator of what degree programmes offered could have additional learning resources if the subject is aligned with the research. This can promote and improve the quality of learning and open opportunities for your career. Queen’s University Belfast is leading research in:

  • Social Innovation in young lives affected by drugs and alcohol
  • Intelligent Autonomous Manufacturing Systems
  • Virtual Reality
  • Materials and Advanced Technologies for Healthcare
  • Nanomedicine
  • Sustainable Energy Technology


University Ranking

RANK - 2021

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University Student Statistics

Undergraduate (All) Students

Postgraduate (Research) Students

Postgraduate (Taught) Students

University Courses

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