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Queen's University Belfast: Acceptance Rate, Ranking, Courses & Tuition Fees

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Year of establishment1845
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UG/PG Course Ratio1.44
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 65 million
Scholarships12
Accommodation expenses3740 Pound for 1 sharing (UG),4335 Pound for 1 sharing (PG)
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Q:   Is Queen's University Belfast a good university?

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Queen’s University Belfast QS rankings is #202 according to QS World University Rankings. In the subject rankings of QS subject ranking 2023, 5 subjects of the university were in the World Top 100 namely Archaeology, Nursing, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Performing Arts, and Social Policy and Administration. Furthermore, QUB is a member of the Russell Group. In short, the university is one of the UK’s 24 leading research-intensive universities.

Also Check: List of Russell Group Universities

 

Q:   Is Queen's University Belfast good for Indian students?

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QUB has over 3,900 international students from over 90 different countries. When it comes to international outlook, Queen’s University Belfast is ranked at 4th in the world as per Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024. The university has a long and proud history of welcoming students from India. The total number of students studying at QUB is over 24,000, out of which, 572 students are from India. The university is one of the oldest universities in the UK and Ireland and has a strong global reputation for high quality teaching and research.

Also Check: Top 10 Reasons to Study in UK 

 

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Queens University Belfast Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :Pound 17.6 - 27
  • Type of deadline :Regular
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Q:   What is the acceptance rate for Queens Belfast?

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Queen's Belfast has a selective admission policy based on the applicant's academic background and grades. Queens University Belfast acceptance rate is around 35% making the 174-year-old UK higher education system selective in its admission process. International applicants are eligible to apply for admission to Queen’s University Belfast.

 

Q:   Is it hard to get into Queens University Belfast?

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The acceptance rate at Queens University Belfast is around 35% which makes it selective in its admission process. Queen's Belfast has a selective admission policy based on the applicant's academic background and grades. Apart from this, your English langauge proficiency also plays a part in the admission process. International students can also apply to the university after meeting the entry requirements for their program.

 

Q:   Can I apply to Queens University of Belfast directly?

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When it comes to applying directly to the university, the Direct Entry Application form is to be used by international applicants who wish to apply directly, and only, to Queen's or who have been asked to provide information in advance of submitting a formal UCAS application.

 

Queens University Belfast Tuition Fees, Duration, and Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(35 courses)
INR 18 L - 30 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 55 - 64
MBA/PGDM(16 courses)
INR 18 L - 27 L
Duration12 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 55 - 69, TOEFL: 90 & Above
MIM(15 courses)
INR 18 L - 27 L
Duration12 months-1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 55 - 69, TOEFL: 90 & Above
B.Sc.(34 courses)
INR 18 L - 26 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 - 7, PTE: 62 - 67
B.A.(69 courses)
INR 18 L - 22 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above
M.A.(21 courses)
INR 18 L - 22 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 62 & Above, Duolingo: 105 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(18 courses)
INR 22 L - 26 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 55 - 62, Duolingo: 105 & Above
BBA(19 courses)
INR 18 L - 22 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 62 & Above, Duolingo: 105 & Above
PG Certificate(9 courses)
INR 18 L - 22 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5
Others PG(5 courses)
INR 18 L - 22 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 62 & Above
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Q:   How much does it cost to go to Queens University Belfast?

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Students who live in Northern Ireland will be charged differently from students who live in England. Students who live in Northern Ireland need to pay £4,710 per annum for full-time undergraduate programs and those who live in England need to pay tuition fees of £9,250 per annum for full-time undergraduate programs.

 

Q:   Is IELTS required for Queens University Belfast?

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Queen's University accepts the IELTS Academic and TOEFL internet-based tests for direct admission to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. For IELTS Academic, candidates need to score 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all four elements of the test and for TOEFL iBT the university requires 80 as the minimum marks followed by different section scores given below:

  • Listening- 17
  • Reading - 18
  • Speaking - 20
  • Writing – 17
 

Q:   How we can prepare for IELTS?

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Q:   What are the requirements for Queen's University Belfast MBA?

Q:   How much does Queen's University Belfast cost for international students for MSc in Business Analytics?

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MSc in Mechanical Engineering with Management - Batch of 2022
4.1
PlacementsInfrastructureFacultyCrowd & Campus LifeValue for Money
A course in QUB is a real time challenge and if you are really passionate about the subject.
Tips: I did get a real good experience out of my degree, not only academically but I did grow a lot in the real world understanding the job prospects and real-world skill set. I did get a scholarship based on my undergrad score in India at the time in 2020 but unsure today how the scholarships are awarded. I loved this large university in a small country.
Likes (Safety): Crime rate is the lowest and you feel safe to walk at any place even if it is dark and isolated in a remote area because the response rate for emergency services is really quick. I had an instance where police had to issue a fine to us as we broke a Covid house restriction but that's a pretty small fine though.
Dislikes (Indian Food): We don't find many Indian/Bangladeshi/Pakistani Restaurants in Belfast compared to other cities in the UK or Ireland as Northern Ireland has transportation challenges, I did cook mostly on my own. An average Indian dinner would cost an individual nearly 315-320.
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MSc Accounting and Finance - Batch of 2023
3.5
PlacementsInfrastructureFacultyCrowd & Campus LifeValue for Money
The university offers many opportunities to grow.
Tips: Be ready to take on any opportunities that come. Be sure to study well, as it is not that hard to pass unless you put in the required effort. And also make sure to have fun too as the city has a lot of things to offer. The college also has a lot of programmes that are beneficial to students, so make sure to check them out.
Likes (Value for money): University has nice affiliation and the modules are relevant and well thought. All professors are well educated and helpful. The course also has a lot of assignments that are relevant to the job market and various subject expertise, but scoring in assignments also depends on the professor and his views.
Dislikes (Permanent Immigration): You have a chance to get PSW after you study for 2 more years. I wouldn't personally immigrate here but it does offer scope if you want to. Everything depends on the job you get, and the Visa sponsorship that your job might offer. It takes 5 years of sponsored visa to get permanent residence.
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Krushangi Nandanwar Verified Icon
MSc Finance - Batch of 2022
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PlacementsInfrastructureFacultyCrowd & Campus LifeValue for Money
Leaving your comfort zone, yet finding comfort.
Tips: After taking admission in QUB, I haven’t had any problem and being in Belfast is the best kickstart for any student to start their new journey in the UK, as everything comes around to your budget. The professors interact with the students very well and they do not hesitate to clear the doubts. The college lectures are all offline but you do get study material online and research papers that help us in our assignment and exam preparation. There is a 3 floor library and a Riddel hall where you can do group study by booking the room. A graduate school is there as well which is beautiful and peaceful to study alone. The university has a sports centre including sports like private classes for yoga, aqua jogging, Pilates or dance, swimming, badminton, gym, rock climbing and much more. The university offers various clubs to join such as Tai Jutsu, badminton club, caving club, skydiving club, dance club for especially for south Asian students, etc. After completing the course, Queens has their app called ‘Simplicity’ where you can see which companies are hiring and there are graduate programs as well. Internships are also available which you can do only after you are done with your graduation, since it requires 40 hours of work every week and as a student, we are allowed only 20 hours. The Queen’s itself has cafes and student’s union where you can work part-time. QUB also comes under the Russell Group which is great for your CV. As a student, everyone faces some or the other problem, but you have professors to give you advice and the university also offers support for the student’s well-being. I realize that I took the right decision to choose QUB and I would recommend it to others as well but also, an honest suggestion would be getting into QUB in the September intake is preferable than the January intake.
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Pawan Chabukswar Verified Icon
MSc Planning and Development - Batch of 2022
3.4
PlacementsInfrastructureFacultyCrowd & Campus LifeValue for Money
Low tuition fee and good academic support
Tips: It belongs to the prestigious Russell group of Universities. Students should learn some skills back from their home country that would help them to maneuver through their academic and social life. Also, have their CV tailored as per the UK requirements
Likes (Safety): Safety depends on the area of residence and the area of travel. I was fortunate to live in student accommodation at ulster University and Queen's University during my course but in the last two months, I will be shifting outside the campus accommodation.
Dislikes (Quality of faculty): In my second semester almost there were two months of academic strike that caused concern but later was resolved. Not all faculties are full time working so you have to take appointments. The online library & extra activities help for academic and job purposes.
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Queens University Belfast Placements 2024

Top Recruiters

Liberty
Bank of America
Rolls Royce
Exxon
Pfizer
Intel
Invesco
Schlumberger
Bombardier
Microsoft
Coca-Cola
Ernst & Young
Dupont
Abbot
Blackrock
Accenture
Towers Watson
Goldman Sachs
Allianz
Rockwell Collins
Citigroup
Procter Gamble
Merck
HSBC
JP Morgan Chase
Google
Mercer
PricewaterhouseCoopers
KPMG
EliLilly
AXA Business services
Deloitte
Unilever
BBC
Lloyd
Glaxo Smithkline
Capita
RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland)
Morgan Stanley
Nomura
pwc
KPMG
metlife insurance
tesco
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Q:   Does Queen's University Belfast support its students when it comes to placements?

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Some of the recruiting companies at Queen’s University Belfast include Bank of America, Rolls Royce, Pfizer, Intel, Invesco, etc. Queen’s University Belfast provides various opportunities to its students that help them in getting placed in big firms. Career consultations, mentoring, tailored advice, psychometric tests, interview preparation, travel support, employer engagement, etc. are some of the support services provided by Queen’s University Belfast to its students when it comes to their placements and career.

 

Q:   What are the facilities provided at Queens University Belfast?

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Queen’s University Belfast provides state-of-the-art facilities like health Science laboratories, business, engineering, and computing. There is a financial trading room with Bloomberg terminals and innovative engineering hubs. It also has an award-winning library known as McClay Library. The University has invested £700 mn in the development of a new Student Centre, School of Biological Sciences, Computer Science, and Accommodation buildings. 

 

Queens University Belfast Ranking 2024

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Electronics EngineeringA
#6
Business EconomicsB
#67
#301-400
#17
#37
#201-250
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Q:   What rank is Queens University Belfast?

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As per QS World University Rankings 2023, the Queen's University Belfast has been ranked #233. According to the US News and World Report 2023, the Queen's Belfast has been ranked at #295 in the best global universities, #123 in the best global universities in Europe, and #29 in the best global universities in the UK. Its courses, such as Arts and Humanities, Microbiology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Food Science and Technology, etc. have been well received on ranking indices. The University has ranked joint 1st in the UK for research intensity by the Complete University Guide.

 

Q:   Is Queens University Belfast an Ivy League?

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Queen's University Belfast is a member of the respected Russell Group (which is the UK's Ivy League) and is one of the oldest universities in the UK and Ireland. The Guardian has ranked Queen's Belfast within the top 50 universities in the UK since 2021.

 

Studying in UK

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Q:   What are the things to know before going to UK for studying?

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UK is the most popular study destination among international students. The country offers a friendly environment, high quality education system, and great opportunities for career growth. Some of the things to keep in mind before moving to UK are:

  • Education system: the education system in the UK is high-class with a wide range of courses being taught in the universities of UK.
  • English Language: the medium of instruction in the UK is English, which makes it easier for Indian students to understand and study in UK.
  • UK is known for its quality of life, high standards of living.
  • Weather of UK can be unpredictable and sometimes very harsh.

Here is complete student guide about studying in UK

 

Q:   What are good things about living in UK as an International student?

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UK is the most popular study destination among international students. The country offers a friendly environment, high quality education system, and great opportunities for career growth. Some of the things to keep in mind before moving to UK are:

  • High Quality of life
  • Good post study work Opportunities
  • Global recognition of universities and
  • Hassle free visa and immigration process
  • Receiving grants and scholarships as international student
  • Huge international student’s community in UK.

Here is complete student guide about studying in UK

 

Q:   What to pack for UK as an international student?

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While packing for UK as an international students keep following points in mind:

  • Weather in UK can vary from cold, hot or rainy so you should pack appropriate clothes.
  • Passport and/or ID cards (+copies)
  • Proof of health insurance (+copies)
  • Point of Entry Letter (in paper & digital)
  • Acceptance Letter/Email (in paper)
  • Credit card and/or ATM card
  • Calculator, notebook, pens and whatever you need for classes
  • Your Phone, power bank etc. 
  • Laptop
  • Adapters and all essential electronics
  • Toiletries and medicines 
  • Raincoat and/or umbrella
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Clothes you can layer for changeable weather

Here is complete student guide on UK.

 

Queens University Belfast Notable Alumni

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International students at Queens University Belfast

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Q:   How many international students are there at Queens University Belfast?

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Queen’s University Belfast has over 3,500 international students from 96 different countries. When we look at the breakdown of Queen’s Belfast students on the basis of their domicile, we find that 1,440 students belong to England, 135 students belong to Scotland, 80 students belong to Wales, 18,700 students belong to Northern Ireland, and 25 students were classified as other-UK. When we look at non-UK students, we find that 1,135 belong to European Union and 3,855 belong to non-European Union countries, thereby taking the total non-UK student number to 4,985.

 

Q:   How is Belfast for international students?

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Higher education in Belfast is an excellent investment for your future, especially when you count Queen's University's scholarships for international students. International students will save on fees and living costs – but still, achieve a globally-recognized degree from one of the oldest universities in the UK.

 
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