A full course load is typically three courses for 15 American credits.
Course codes starting with a:
English Department only accepts students with some background in English, especially in their creative writing modules.
In Northern Ireland, the word for class or course is module.
All students must take 60 CATS credits per semester, equal to 15 American credits.
The Queen’s course catalog:
Official course registration will take place upon arrival at Queen’s.
The preliminary course form students submit to Arcadia prior to departure does not guarantee approval or enrollment in those courses. There is a drop/add period at the beginning of each semester that allows students to make changes to course enrollments. If you make any changes, it is your responsibility to inform your home institution.
If your enrollment is conditional upon entry into a specific course or courses, it is very important that you indicate these requirements at the bottom of the preliminary course form on your Arcadia Passport.
The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).
|Percentage||Suggested U.S. Equivalent|
|70 - 100%||A|
|60 - 69%||B+|
|50 - 59%||B|
|40 - 49%||C|
|0 - 39%||F|
There is a surcharge that is assessed by Queen’s for coursework completed in the sciences. This surcharge will be added to your account after you register for courses at Queen’s.