A first class university as the centerpiece of a vibrant and revived Belfast

If you are looking for an institution with very strong academic leadership and a progressive, inclusive approach to campus life in a fascinating city, then Queen’s University Belfast could be for you. It offers a friendly atmospheric campus that is convenient to Belfast’s thriving social scene, shopping and cafe culture. It’s quiet Victorian quad offers peaceful study areas and meeting places just a stone’s throw from your accommodation and the excitement of city life.

Queen’s has earned an international reputation for academic excellence in all branches of engineering, history, physics, music, English, law, archaeology, Irish studies and politics. You’ll find outstanding courses in each of these areas, including a selection of unique courses focused on divided societies, and a flexible approach to curriculum choices. You will typically enroll in three courses per semester, for a total of 15 credits.

  • QUB is part of the Russell Group which represents 24 leading UK universities committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivaled links with business and the public sector.

  • The vibrant Students' Union supports over 150 clubs and societies such as fencing, cricket, canoe, volunteering and music society. The Queen’s Sport facility was selected as a training ground for the 2012 Olympics and as a co-host of the World Police and Fire Games 2013.

  • The McClay Library, which houses the C.S. Lewis Reading Room, was the winner of RICS Sustainability Award 2010.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Fall 2015 9/13/2015 12/19/2015 15 $19,720 4/20/2015 More Info
Academic Year 2015 9/13/2015 6/5/2016 30 $33,810 4/20/2015 More Info
Spring 2016 1/24/2016 6/5/2016 15 $19,660 10/15/2015 More Info

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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