United Kingdom

Queen's University Belfast

Key Information

Rank 85 Location United Kingdom Established 1845 International Students 7%
Famous Courses B.E.,B.Tech,B.Sc.,BBA,M.A.,M.E.,M.Tech,MASc,MBA,PGDM,MIM,MS International Fees 13,280 GBP

For those who aspire to study abroad, The UK has always been their favourite spot. Due to the countless benefits of studying in the UK, a load of student population arrives in the UK every year. The UK has one of the ancient education systems in the world which has adopted the modern traits of teaching. This amalgamation makes the UK the most desirable for studying abroad. For students who are looking for a place in the UK that has a research-intensive premium institute, Queen's University Belfast is the suitable option for them. 

Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast which is a public research university is pretty unique due to its location, It falls in northern Ireland. It is established in the very early 19th century. 1810 was when it started and was named as Royal Belfast Academic institution. After so many years of development finally in 1908 University got its present identity. Nobel and Turing's prizes have been granted to its distinguished alumni.

Queen's University Belfast comprises one main campus and 2 other affiliated colleges which are St Mary’s and Stranmillis. The main campus is situated on the outskirts of Belfast city.
More than 25,000 students are studying at the university right now.


Queen's University Belfast offers various courses under 3 faculties

Arts Humanities & Social science

  • School of Arts, English and Languages
  • School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy, and Politics
  • School of Law
  • Queen's Management School
  • Institute for Global Peace, Security, and Justice
  • Institute of Irish Studies

Medicine Health and Life sciences

  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Pharmacy  

Engineering & Physical Sciences

  • School of Psychology
  • Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology
  • School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • School of Mathematics and Physics
  • School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • School of Natural and Built Environment

Studentship provided by Queen's University Belfast

If we talk about studentship QUB is one of the most generous academic institutes in this aspect. It distributes a lot of free ship to scholars who are meritorious and in need. Students who take admission to management school are eligible for scholarships up to 5000 GBP. Pupils from undergraduate and post-graduate programs can get up to 3000 GBP bursary.

Tuition fee at Queen's University Belfast

QUB is one of the distinguished universities has more economical than its other accompanying institute. Though fees vary from course to the course. Here you can check briefly about the fee plan.

Master’s Degree Bachelor’s Degree
Revolves around 23,500 GBP Near about 19,225 GBP

Ranking of Queen's University Belfast

QUB consistently receives a higher ranking in surveys conducted by various universities because it maintains world-class teaching standards. In terms of employability, QUB maintains a very high level of consistency. A recent survey observed (HESA destination leavers from higher education) that more than 95% of scholars get employment within the 6 months of graduation.

Name Place
World University Ranking - QS 2022 #216
University Ranking - THE (Times Higher Education Impact Rankings) 2022 #85
University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2022 #34
University Rankings - The Guardian 2022 #33

Admission Criteria

For UG courses For PG courses IELTS
70-75% in your 10+2 70-75% in U.G. courses 6.5 not less than 6

Apart from all, there is some trivia about the Belfast and QUB

  • If we look for the safest place in the UK to live Belfast is one of them
  • You will be glad to know that Northern Ireland is chosen as the happiest place to live in the UK.
  • let’s talk about the University, the award for the most beautiful historic university is also given to this university.
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Under graduate

  • Chemical Engineering with a Year in Industry MEng
  • Chemical Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng
  • Chemical Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng
  • Business Management with Placement BSc
  • Business Management with Placement BSc
  • Chemical Engineering BEng

Post graduate

  • Children's Rights MSc
  • City Planning and Design PgCert
  • Caring for Children and Young People with Complex Needs MSc
  • Cancer Medicine MSc(Res)
  • Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise - Innovation Management PgDip
  • Business for Agri-Food and Rural Enterprise - Innovation Management MSc

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If we talk about studentship QUB is one of the most generous academic institutes in this aspect. It distributes a lot of freeship to scholars who are meritorious and in need.


Intake Name Course Offered
September Intake All courses
January Intake All courses except some Bachelor courses


The application process at Queen's University Belfast

Direct applications are accepted by the university. For some courses, applications are made by UCAS as well. Being a privileged partner with the university, Students who applied through Meridian overseas get seamless access to the admission process.

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