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Updated on Feb 28, 2024

University Ranking

Queen's University Belfast is a pioneer in the higher education and consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and globally. The THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast 198 in the world. The university has moved from 201-250 in 2022 to 198 in 2023, an Improving trend. However, Queen's University Belfast has moved from 233 in 2023 to 202 in 2024 in the world as per the QS World University Ranking. This showcases Improving trend.  
Similarly, the US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast 295 in the world.  

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Queen's University Belfast Ranking 2024 FAQs

Q. Is Queen's University Belfast a top-rated university?

A. Queen's University Belfast is one of the best and top-rated Public universities in UK. The university is known globally for its academic excellence across a wide range of subjects. Queen's University Belfast is consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and globally. According to QS World University Ranking, Queen's University Belfast has been constantly ranked in 2023 at 233 and then in 2024 at 202 in the world. 

Q. What are the world rankings of Queen's University Belfast?

A. Queen's University Belfast is consistently ranked among the top rated universities in the world. As per the latest, THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast 198 in the world. Also, US News & World Report Global Universities Rankings 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast 2023 in the world 

Q. How has Queen's University Belfast fared in the THE (Times Higher Education)?

A. Queen's University Belfast has been consistently ranked among the top universities in the world by the THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking. The THE (Times Higher Education) rankings of Queen's University Belfast for 2023 is 198, and it has been Improving in last three years. The THE (Times Higher Education) for Queen's University Belfast for 2023 is 198, for 2022 was 201-250 and in 2021 it was 200. 

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Q. What is the national rankings of Queen's University Belfast?

A. Queen's University Belfast is among the finest institutions of higher education in UK. The university is consistently ranked among the best universities UK. As per the THE (Times Higher Education) University Ranking 2023 Queen's University Belfast is ranked 198, making it among the top universities in the country. Meanwhile, QS World University Ranking 2024, ranked the university at 202 

Q. How has Queen's University Belfast fared in the US News & World Report Global Universities rankings?

A. Queen's University Belfast has been consistently ranked among the top universities in the world by the US News & World Report Global Universities rankings.  The US News & World Report Global Universities rankings of Queen's University Belfast for 2023 is 295, and it has been Improving in last three years. The US News & World Report Rankings for Queen's University Belfast for 2022 was 308, whereas for 2021 was 306. 

Rankings & Grading

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Overall University Grade
by Shiksha

An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

Ranked By2018201920202021202220232024

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings [1]

301-400301-400401-500401-500301-400NANA

QS - World University Ranking [2]

NANA173209216233202

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking [3]

NA201-250201-250200201-250198NA

The Complete University Guide - University Ranking UK [4]

NANA3727342427

The Guardian - University Rankings [5]

NA525346334650

US News & World Report - Global Universities [6]

NA322322306308295NA
  • ARWU (Shanghai Ranking)

    [1] The Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities takes into account universities that have Fields Medalists, Highly Cited Researchers, Nobel Laureates, papers published to determine top universities in the world. We are going to understand the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Methodology.... Read More
  • QS

    [2] At QS World University Ranking, six simple metrics are taken into account that effectively capture university performances and a list of top-performing universities in the world are derived for a particular year. Check here QS University Rankings methodology and know about the parameters used in the process.... Read More
  • THE (Times Higher Education)

    [3] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More
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  • The Guardian

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  • US News & World Report

    [6] In this article, we will discuss US News' best global universities ranking methodology, so, you can understand the rankings better and compare schools on different parameters. The Best Global Universities rankings have ranked almost 1500 top educational institutions covering 86 countries. US News calculates the rankings based on 13 indicators.... Read More

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Course Ranking

Queen's University Belfast offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The university is known for its academic excellence, it offers highly ranked and top-rated courses to its students. The QS Rankings 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast for MS at 222 for Engineering and Technology. For LLM, it was ranked at 101-150 for the year 2023 under QS - Law Rankings category, moving from 101-150 in 2022.  

Meanwhile, QS QS - Mathematics Rankings 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast at 401-450 for its MS. 

Queen's University Belfast Subject Ranking 2023 FAQs

Q. Is it worth studying MS at Queen's University Belfast for international student?

A. Queen's University Belfast offers a variety of MS programs to international students. Queen's University Belfast offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The Engineering and Technology 2023 ranked the university at 222 for Engineering and Technology

Q. Is Queen's University Belfast good for QS - Law Rankings?

A. Queen's University Belfast offers a variety of LLM programs to international students. Queen's University Belfast offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The QS QS - Law Rankings 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast at 101-150 for LLM. This ranking stood at 101-150 in 2022. 

Q. Is Queen's University Belfast good for QS - Mathematics Rankings?

A. Queen's University Belfast offers a variety of MS programs to international students. Queen's University Belfast offers highly ranked courses and programs to international students. The QS QS - Mathematics Rankings 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast at 401-450. Below table showcases the three-year movement of MS rankings:

Course Name (Ranking Category) 

Rank 2021 

Rank 2022 

Rank 2023 

MS (QS - Mathematics Rankings) 

401-450 

401-450 

401-450 

Q. Is it worth studying Physics and Astronomy Rankings programs at Queen's University Belfast?

A. Queen's University Belfast offers a wide range of MS courses. These courses are popular at both university and country level, attracting a large number of international students year over year. The QS 2023 ranked Queen's University Belfast at  for Physics and Astronomy Rankings. 

Course Name (Ranking Category) 

Rank 2021 

Rank 2022 

Rank 2023 

MS (Physics and Astronomy Rankings) 

201-250 

201-250 

151-200 

Ranking for Business & Management Studies Courses

An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

Ranked By201920202021202220232024

THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics [7]

201-250176-200201-250251-300301-400NA

The Complete University Guide - Business and Management Studies UK [8]

NA3433343429

The Guardian - Business and Management [9]

493445558463

The Guardian - Guardian Economics Rankings

585254484767
  • THE (Times Higher Education)

    [7] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More
  • The Complete University Guide

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  • The Guardian

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Ranking for Nursing Courses

An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

Ranked By2018201920202021202220232024

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Nursing Rankings

151-200151-200101-15076-10076-100NANA

QS - QS - Nursing Rankings

NA51-10051-10051-10051-10051-100NA

The Complete University Guide - Nursing Rankings

NANA21172066

    Ranking for Engineering Courses

    An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

    Ranked By201920202021202220232024

    QS - Engineering and Technology [10]

    249257242199222NA

    QS - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering Rankings

    201-250201-250201-250201-250201-250NA

    THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering [11]

    176-200101-125101-125126-150126-150NA

    THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science [11]

    151-175126-150126-150151-175201-250NA

    The Complete University Guide - Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering

    NA1718101310

    The Complete University Guide - Chemical Engineering Ranking [12]

    NA1816211310

    The Complete University Guide - Civil Engineering Ranking [12]

    NA2322252511

    The Complete University Guide - Electrical and Electronic Engineering [12]

    NA17991814

    The Complete University Guide - Mechanical Engineering Ranking [12]

    NA2520231817

    The Guardian - Chemical Engineering [13]

    1317262714NA

    The Guardian - Civil Engineering [13]

    101934362917

    The Guardian - Electronic and Electrical Engineering [13]

    22307376

    The Guardian - Mechanical Engineering [13]

    465044343837
    • QS

      [10] The QS University Rankings by Subject methodology ranks the quality of subjects in each university taking into consideration four parameters, Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Research Citations per Paper, and H-index. They publish rankings for a total of 51 subjects.... Read More
    • THE (Times Higher Education)

      [11] A college education is one of the most important investments in the life of a student. While selecting a college, students depend on the best university rankings given by popular ranking providers. Going forward, this decision will have a direct impact on their social, personal as well as professional lives. However, at times it becomes a little tr... Read More
    • The Complete University Guide

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    Ranking for Medicine & Health Sciences Courses

    An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

    Ranked By201920202021202220232024

    QS - Pharmacy & Pharmacology Rankings

    51-10051-10051-10051-10039NA

    QS - QS - Medicine Rankings

    151-200151-200151-200151-200151-200NA

    THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings

    126-150151-175151-175201-250126-150NA

    The Complete University Guide - Medicine Rankings

    NA231421107

    The Guardian - Guardian Medicine Rankings

    262516192113

      Ranking for Law Courses

      An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

      Ranked By2018201920202021202220232024

      ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law Ranking

      101-150101-150201-300201-300201-300NANA

      QS - QS - Law Rankings

      NA101-150101-150101-150101-150101-150NA

      THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law Rankings

      NA101-12585101-125126-150176-200NA

      The Complete University Guide - Law Rankings

      NANA211717910

      The Guardian - Guardian Law Rankings

      NA305933143027

        Ranking for Mass Communication & Media Courses

        An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

        Ranked By2021202220232024

        The Guardian - Guardian Media and Film Studies Rankings

        53332929

          Ranking for Humanities & Social Sciences Courses

          An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

          Ranked By2018201920202021202220232024

          ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings

          101-150151-200201-300201-300201-300NANA

          ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology Rankings

          151-200151-200151-200NANANANA

          QS - Politics & International Studies Rankings

          NA151-200NANA151-200151-200NA

          QS - QS - Sociology Rankings

          NA251-300251-300251-300201-250201-250NA

          THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology Rankings

          NA201-250201-250201-250176-200201-250NA

          The Complete University Guide - Psychology Rankings

          NANA4047404443

          The Complete University Guide - Sociology Rankings

          NANA4442331835

          The Guardian - Guardian Politics Rankings

          NA696443546360

          The Guardian - Guardian Sociology and Social Policy Rankings

          NA475330404460

            Ranking for Arts ( Fine / Visual / Performing ) Courses

            An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

            Ranked By20192020202120222023

            QS - Performing Arts Rankings

            51-10051-100NA51-10051-100

            THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts and Humanities Rankings

            151-175151-175151-175151-175126-150

              Ranking for Science Courses

              An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

              Ranked By2018201920202021202220232024

              ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Physics Rankings

              401-500401-500401-500401-500401-500NANA

              QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings

              NA201-250201-250201-250201-250151-200NA

              QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings

              NA301-350301-350251-300251-300201-250NA

              QS - QS - Mathematics Rankings

              NANA451-500401-450401-450401-450NA

              THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings

              NA126-150126-150126-150201-250151-175NA

              The Complete University Guide - Biological Sciences Rankings

              NANA404126922

              The Complete University Guide - Computer Science [14]

              NANA3738342521

              The Complete University Guide - Physics and Astronomy Ranking

              NANA3430241616

              The Guardian - Guardian Physics Rankings

              NA333022263938
              • The Complete University Guide

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              Ranking for Architecture & Planning Courses

              An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

              Ranked By201920202021202220232024

              QS - Architecture & Built Environment Rankings

              101-150151-200151-200201-240151-200NA

              The Complete University Guide - Architecture Rankings

              NA12971022

              The Guardian - Guardian Architecture Rankings

              211966824

                Ranking for Accounting & Commerce Courses

                An upward trending line indicates ranking is improving whereas a downward trending line indicates ranking is declining

                Ranked By201920202021202220232024

                QS - Accounting & Finance [15]

                251-300251-300251-300251-300201-250NA

                The Complete University Guide - Accounting and Finance Ranking [16]

                NA861299

                The Guardian - Accounting and Finance Rankings [17]

                192113355467
                • QS

                  [15] The QS University Rankings by Subject methodology ranks the quality of subjects in each university taking into consideration four parameters, Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Research Citations per Paper, and H-index. They publish rankings for a total of 51 subjects.... Read More
                • The Complete University Guide

                  [16] The Complete University Guide uses a total of ten indicators to decide on the top-performing universities in the UK. While the informationis sourced from the public domain, know all about the indicators and their weightage. Given below is a list of indicators that are taken into account while deciding the performance of universities across the UK.... Read More
                • The Guardian

                  [17] The Guardian Ranking Methodology uses a total of nine indicators of performance that covers all stages of a student’s life cycle to put together their ranking league table. In this article, we have covered all the ranking parameters along with their weightage. The details for each parameter are also mentioned here.... Read More
                Location
                University CityBelfast, Northern Ireland, UK
                Size of cityMedium
                Population of City3,40,200

                Contact Details

                Address

                University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
                Belfast ( Northern Ireland)

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                Email

                indiaoffice@qub.ac.uk