Queen's University Belfast : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    =216
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio10
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students7,397
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,951

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Located in the capital city of Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast is steeped in heritage yet benefits from world-class, state-of-the-art facilities.

Queen’s has a history of investing in people and building brighter futures. It’s a place where learning and research come together to create new and exciting global opportunities.

The university has a rich heritage and a renowned history of producing Nobel Laureates, leading global academics and national and international leaders over the last 170 years.

 

First-Class Education

Queen’s University Belfast is in the Top 200 Universities in the world. QS World Rankings 2019

We are highly respected across the globe as a centre of teaching excellence and innovative research.

Our courses will give you an amazing university experience that's rooted in a rich heritage. Taught by top academics, these degrees enable you to become an expert in your chosen field, with the prospect of a top career in a multi-national company.

 

A Leading Research Centre

Queen’s University Belfast is part of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK's 24 leading research intensive universities.

Our world-class researchers carry out internationally leading research, with Queen's placed joint 8th in the UK for research intensity. (Ref 2014)

Our Global Research Institutes are flagships for interdisciplinary research in areas of major societal challenge. They bring together a critical mass of excellent researchers from a wide range of disciplines in world-class facilities to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.

 

Tuition fees and scholarships for international students

For new international students registering in 2016/17, undergraduate course fees range between £13,945 (~US$20,000) and £34,830 (US$50,000) a year depending on your course. Postgraduate courses cost between £12,360 (US$ 17,800) and £33,045 (US$ 47,600) a year.

There are a number of country-specific and broader scholarships available to international students, which range from a 10% discount on tuition fees to a £5,000 award across undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Find out more about scholarships you may be eligible for here.

To help you plan your finances, Queen’s University Belfast has published an online survey of the cost of living in Belfast.

 

Campus Life

Queen's is at the heart of Belfast's culture, as well as its art and social scenes. We're proud to be part of a bustling, cosmopolitan city boasting a vibrant social life and rich cultural heritage.

The Queen’s Graduate School is a dedicated social and academic space for postgraduate students. It was recently ranked 1st for Graduate Schools out of 159 international universities, (International Student Barometer survey, 2016). 


Virtual tour of Belfast and our campus

International Scholarships

Cost of Living

Our cutting-edge facilities include a financial Trading Room with Bloomberg terminals, interdisciplinary health and life sciences research facilities and innovative engineering hubs.

Virtual tour of Belfast and our campus

About

Located in the capital city of Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast is steeped in heritage yet benefits from world-class, state-of-the-art facilities.

Queen’s has a history of investing in people and building brighter futures. It’s a place where learning and research come together to create new and exciting global opportunities.

The university has a rich heritage and a renowned history of producing Nobel Laureates, leading global academics and national and international leaders over the last 170 years.

 

First-Class Education

Queen’s University Belfast is in the Top 200 Universities in the world. QS World Rankings 2019

We are highly respected across the globe as a centre of teaching excellence and innovative research.

Our courses will give you an amazing university experience that's rooted in a rich heritage. Taught by top academics, these degrees enable you to become an expert in your chosen field, with the prospect of a top career in a multi-national company.

 

A Leading Research Centre

Queen’s University Belfast is part of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK's 24 leading research intensive universities.

Our world-class researchers carry out internationally leading research, with Queen's placed joint 8th in the UK for research intensity. (Ref 2014)

Our Global Research Institutes are flagships for interdisciplinary research in areas of major societal challenge. They bring together a critical mass of excellent researchers from a wide range of disciplines in world-class facilities to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.

 

Tuition fees and scholarships for international students

For new international students registering in 2016/17, undergraduate course fees range between £13,945 (~US$20,000) and £34,830 (US$50,000) a year depending on your course. Postgraduate courses cost between £12,360 (US$ 17,800) and £33,045 (US$ 47,600) a year.

There are a number of country-specific and broader scholarships available to international students, which range from a 10% discount on tuition fees to a £5,000 award across undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Find out more about scholarships you may be eligible for here.

To help you plan your finances, Queen’s University Belfast has published an online survey of the cost of living in Belfast.

 

Campus Life

Queen's is at the heart of Belfast's culture, as well as its art and social scenes. We're proud to be part of a bustling, cosmopolitan city boasting a vibrant social life and rich cultural heritage.

The Queen’s Graduate School is a dedicated social and academic space for postgraduate students. It was recently ranked 1st for Graduate Schools out of 159 international universities, (International Student Barometer survey, 2016). 


Virtual tour of Belfast and our campus

International Scholarships

Cost of Living

Our cutting-edge facilities include a financial Trading Room with Bloomberg terminals, interdisciplinary health and life sciences research facilities and innovative engineering hubs.

Virtual tour of Belfast and our campus

Available programs

University highlights

Queen's University Belfast is one of the top Public universities in Belfast, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=216 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #166
  • 2014
    #=172
  • 2015
    #170
  • 2016
    #=182
  • 2017
    #195
  • 2018
    #202
  • 2019
    #=180
  • 2020
    #173
  • 2021
    #209
  • 2022
    #=216

Ranking criteria

41.8
Overall
30.1
Academic Reputation
40
Citations per Faculty
31.7
Employer Reputation
42.5
Faculty Student Ratio
100
International Faculty Ratio
97.4
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
19,252

23%
77%

International students
7,397

30%
70%

Total faculty staff
1,951

965
986

Total students
19,252

23%
77%

International students
7,397

30%
70%

Total faculty staff
1,951

986
965

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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