39No. of Programs
173QS World University Rankings
History, Affiliations & Rankings
Established in 1810 as R. B. A. Queen's University, Belfast, also known as QUB or Queen’s, is a public research university. QUB received its university status in 1908 becoming the ninth oldest university in the UK. The QS World Rankings 2021 of Queen's University Belfast is 209. The teaching excellence and innovative research of the Queen's University Belfast is recognised globally because of which it is a centre of attraction for international students. It is also known for its rich cultural heritage and social and artwork. The Queen’s University of Belfast is also ranked in the 10 most beautiful universities in the UK by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
The university’s award-winning library: McClay Library is a dedicated study space that was opened in 2009. The campus is surrounded by the culture, art and social scenes of Belfast. Its location in a cosmopolitan and bustling city with a rich cultural heritage and vibrant social life is something to be boastful of. This massive library offers over 2,000 reader seats in formal and informal spaces. Students are given access to Wi-Fi and a significant number of PCs. It houses about 1.2 million volumes. The library is manifested with the latest technology, computing and media services. Queen’s cutting-edge facilities in Health Sciences laboratories, Engineering, Computing and Business give students immense opportunities to flourish.One of the unique features of the Queen’s University of Belfast is its historic buildings that were built some hundreds of years ago having stunning architecture and design. The campus area of the university meet the modern study-space requirements and also provides world-class facilities.
Accomplishments & Alumni
Queen’s University has an award-winning Naughton Gallery having fine art collections and is also the focal point of the university. The University’s orientation towards research and very high output resulted in the university to become the 8th best university in the UK for Research Intensity. More than 75% of its research was ranked as ‘internationally excellent’ and ‘world-leading by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Queen's University, Belfast is also a member of the Russell Group, incorporating an excellent level of research with education. QUB achieved 9th rank in the world for its research collaboration. The global connections and strategic partnerships of the university open up greater opportunities for its students.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Queen's University Belfast is a home for students from around the world who are enrolled in various courses. International students at Queen's University Belfast represent over 150 countries and live in a friendly environment at the university campus. The kind of exposure for personal growth and career development is remarkable. Queen's University Belfast is ranked among the top 140 universities in the world by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020. According to the university’s data, 96% of undergraduate students of Queen's University Belfast and 94.1% of the postgraduate students are either employed or go for higher education within 6 months of the completion of studies. Also, the city of Belfast offers a lot of opportunities to graduates. The city was named one of the top 10 cities in the UK to develop a digital career by the Monster’s Digital Cities, 2019.
The latest information related to on-campus teaching as well as measures taken by Queen's University Belfast to keep students safe is as follows:
Queen's University Belfast is planning to offer face-to-face teaching starting September 2021. Students will be able to benefit from a wide range of on-campus facilities like libraries, student spaces, cafes, sports centres and social hubs.
The first priority of the University is the safety and well-being of its students and staff. The university follows the Public Health guidelines and all safety and precautionary measures are being followed on campus. The university will also keep following the UK government guidelines on Covid-19 and make adjustments accordingly. Classrooms are being cleaned and sanitised at frequent intervals. No one is allowed on the campus without a face mask and essential precautions.
Free Covid-19 testing is available for all staff and students to ensure that the campus remains a safe place to study, work and live.
Accommodation facilities will continue to provide a supportive shared living environment to students.
International Office Undergraduate Scholarship is available for international students enrolled in undergraduate studies at the Queen's University Belfast. The scholarship is awarded as a discount on the tuition fee. No cash alternative is available. The amount is credited in the tuition fee account.
The scholarship is awarded in the first year of undergraduate study only.
How to Apply for International Office Undergraduate Scholarship?
New international students enrolled in full-time studies of first-year undergraduate courses are eligible for International Office Undergraduate Scholarship. The student must meet the conditions of the academic programme to receive the scholarship.
There is no need to fill in a separate application for the scholarship.
Those who meet the eligibility criteria and requirement are sent notification from the university about the receipt of the award. The scholarship amount is automatically awarded upon enrolment.
The value of International Office Undergraduate Scholarship ranges between £2500 or £3000.
Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship is a competitive scholarship as it is awarded to only four students in an academic session. It is awarded to exceptionally talented international students enrolled in full-time undergraduate studies in the academic year.
How to Apply for Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship?
To be considered for Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship, the applicant must complete the online application available on the official website of the university.
The application form must be submitted only by those students who have an offer for undergraduate studies at the Queen's University Belfast.
Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship Application Deadline 2021/22
The deadline for Vice-Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship for 2021 is June 8, 2021.
50% reduction in the full international tuition fee. It is awarded each year for up to a maximum of four years.
Queen's Loyalty Scholarship is available for students who are enrolled in Exchange, Study Abroad or International Summer School and have previously completed full-time studies at the Queen’s University Belfast campus.
The scholarship is awarded in the first year of studies only.
How to Apply for Queen's Loyalty Scholarship?
To be considered for Queen's Loyalty Scholarship, the applicant must complete the online application available on the official website of the university before the deadline.
Only those students who have previously studied at the Queen's University Belfast and hold an offer from Queen's University Belfast for further full-time studies must use the application form to apply for the scholarship.
Application Deadline 2021
The deadline for applications is 31st October, 2021.
Early Bird Reward is available for international students who are enrolled in a full-time course at the Queen's University Belfast. The student must hold an unconditional offer from the university and should have paid 90% of the tuition fee by June 2021 to receive the award.
The discount is awarded for the first year only and it is deducted from the tuition fees.
How to Apply?
No separate application needed. Candidates just have to submit the course application form before the deadline.
Value of Reward
10 per cent discount on gross fees.
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