Queen's University Belfast: Popular Programmes & Rankings ,,UK

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Founded in 1845, the Queen's University Belfast is in the mission to shape the world with innovative minds. One of the oldest universities in the UK, Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities.

The university offers a plethora of courses across disciplines in undergraduate and postgraduate levels. With world-class infrastructure and highly-qualified faculty members, Queen's University Belfast remains to be a center of excellence since its instigation. The team of faculty members includes eminent professors across continents. The alumni of this prestigious university include Nobel Laureates such as Seamus Heaney and David Trimble. Further, the top leadership in 80 of the 100 leading companies in Northern Ireland comprises Queen's University alumni.

The Queen's University Belfast is focused on a research-driven curriculum. It maintains hi-tech laboratories, computer labs, libraries, and art studious supporting advanced learning systems. The McClay Library on the campus is a state-of-the-art 21st-century facility having 2000 reader-seats. It boasts of 1.2 million printed volumes, IT centers, and other services. The university has collaborated with leading universities, institutes, and technological giants across the globe for knowledge sharing and integrated research progra

The university offers a plethora of courses across disciplines in undergraduate and postgraduate levels. With world-class infrastructure and highly-qualified faculty members, Queen's University Belfast remains to be a center of excellence since its instigation. The team of faculty members includes eminent professors across continents. The alumni of this prestigious university include Nobel Laureates such as Seamus Heaney and David Trimble. Further, the top leadership in 80 of the 100 leading companies in Northern Ireland comprises Queen's University alumni.

The Queen's University Belfast is focused on a research-driven curriculum. It maintains hi-tech laboratories, computer labs, libraries, and art studious supporting advanced learning systems. The McClay Library on the campus is a state-of-the-art 21st-century facility having 2000 reader-seats. It boasts of 1.2 million printed volumes, IT centers, and other services. The university has collaborated with leading universities, institutes, and technological giants across the globe for knowledge sharing and integrated research programs. It has also partnered with various businesses for commercialized research initiatives. Queen’s is the No. 1 University in the UK in terms of the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP). Further, QUBIS Ltd, the commercial chapter of the university has incubated more than seventy spin-out companies; some of them are even listed on the London Stock Exchange.

The Queen's University Belfast is truly an international learning hub as students from 80 countries are studying here. The vibrant campus of the university resembles a global village with multiethnic students and staff. Further, the university believes in the overall development of students. Apart from academic facilities, the campus swanks indoor & outdoor sports courts, parks, fitness centers, auditoriums, and others. Various cultural events, fests, debates, competitions, and sports meets are frequently organized at the university. The sports and cultural clubs of the university ensure cross-disciplinary participation of students imbibing team spirits among them. The university offers skill development workshops for students to inculcate aptitude for cutting-edge technologies. The students of the university are absorbed by multinational companies with lucrative pay packages. The Queen's University Belfast nurtures the future leaders of the modern world.

Year of establishment1845
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Also Known AsQUB
UG/PG Course Ratio1.44
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 65 million
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense4335 Pound
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Overall Rating (Out of 5)

4.3

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4.8
Value for money
4.8
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Indian Food
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Konkala Atchuth R ... | MSc Data Analytics - Batch of 2022
Reviewed on 11 Nov 2021
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4.4
Affordable, top ranked institute.

Tips: It is better to join for post graduate courses by having some work experience in related course.

Likes (Safety): Reagrding safety terms Belfast is one of the best place in UK.

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Varul Arora | MSc Applied Cyber Security - Batch of 2019
Reviewed on 5 Jul 2022
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5.0
Queens College Life Cyber

Tips: As it is a cybersecurity degree, knowledge of ethical hacking or industry experience will help a lot to grasp the study material. While doing the degree, you can also pursue certificates like Splunk, CEH, CompTIA etc as they will help you in the recruitment process.

Likes (Safety): When we joined the course, the structure of the classes was okay. In a month, the first week was reading week, the next was the classes, and the exam was on the last day. The third and the fourth week was reserved for the coursework. ...

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Venkatesh Prashan ... | MSc in Mechanical Engineering with Management and Industrial Internship - Batch of 2023
Reviewed on 10 Jul 2022
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4.6
A solid postgraduate experience

Tips: Get ready to take up academics seriously with the programs offered being research intensive in terms of assignments and exams. Engaging in several university clubs and events will provide ample exposure towards leadership and is also real fun . Learn a thing or two about Irish culture.

Likes (Internships): Belfast is a booming city with a lot of upcoming business opportunities. Local companies hire interns and part time employees. Plenty of summer internships available with a decent pay. Regular effort in applying fo...

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Pranay Meshram | MEng Computer Science - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 9 Jul 2022
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4.3
Good university, very cheap living cost and good for IT students

Tips: The university is very friendly with people and you can have many different clubs to join. From all other universities in UK, this is the cheapest with living rates. There are variety of different food options however the city isn't as lively as London or Dublin so just make sure you know it'll get a bit quiet at times.

Likes (Indian Food): There are many Indian restaurants around here, like at least 4 as minimum. You can easily order food from delivery or visit them. Also there are pretty decent Indian shops around ...

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Pawan Chabukswar | MSc Planning and Development - Batch of 2022
Reviewed on 8 Aug 2022
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3.4
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): The safety depends on the area of residence and area of travel. I was fortunate to live in student accommodation of ulster University and Queen's University during my course but in the last two months I will be shifting outside the campus accommoda...

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Queen's University Belfast Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(29 Courses)(12 months-2 years)Pound 16.4 K - 23.1 K
MIM(15 Courses)(12 months-1 year)Pound 17.7 K - 22.6 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(1 year)Pound 26.25 K
B.Sc.(37 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 16.9 K - 21.4 K
B.E. / B.Tech(17 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 17.4 K - 22 K
M.Arch(3 Courses)(1 year-2 years)Pound 20.8 K - 21.4 K
BBA(19 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 17.4 K - 21.4 K
M.A.(18 Courses)(1 year)Pound 16.9 K - 17.7 K
M.Pharma(1 Courses)(4 years)Pound 20.8 K
MBBS(1 Courses)(5 years)Pound 26.94 K

Queen's University Belfast Scholarships

Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship - PG Taught
Rs. 13,30,875
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
Chevening Scholarships - Queen's University Belfast
Rs. 26,61,750
Engineering,Computers,Business
Queen's Loyalty Scholarship
Rs. 5,32,350
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
Vice Chancellor's International Attainment Scholarship UG
Rs. 11,15,400
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more

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Queen's University Belfast Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(29 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 55.0-62.0

MIM(15 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 55.0-62.0

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

B.Sc.(37 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 62.0-67.0

B.E. / B.Tech(17 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 55.0-62.0

M.Arch(3 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

BBA(19 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

M.A.(18 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

M.Pharma(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 90.0 & Above

MBBS(1 Courses)

: 7.5 & Above

: 67.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • University provides on campus housing facility to all students including UG and PG
  • University provides guaranteed place to all international students at their Elms Student Village
  • University has seven residential units which are: Mount Charles, 76 Malone Road, College Gardens, Willow Walk, Elms Village, Guthrie House and Grant House
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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • The average rent is 600 to 700 Pounds/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • Each studio apartment has its own ensuite with under bed storage, a kitchenette, as well as dining and living spaces
  • The student residences are conveniently located where public transport is also easily accessible and Belfast International Airport is just under an hour away

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.5 L
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MIM INR 19.2 L
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MA INR 17.7 L
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BE/Btech INR 18.6 L
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BBA INR 16.7 L
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BSc INR 20 L
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MBA INR 20.8 L
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MArch INR 17.9 L
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BHM INR 13.6 L
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MBBS INR 36.4 L
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MEM INR 17.9 L
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MFA INR 16.5 L
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MPharm INR 17.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.9 L (based on 265 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 86
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 60
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GMAT: 600
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Queen's University Belfast FAQs

Ques. Is Queen’s University Belfast a private university?

Ans. No, Queen’s University Belfast is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. It was established in 1845.

Ques. Is Queen’s Belfast a good university?

Ans. The university is ranked 85 in the world in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022. Apart from this, the university has 13 subjects in the top 200 in the world as per QS World University Rankings 2022. Three of those subjects are in the World Top 100 (QS World Rankings by subject 2022) namely Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Nursing, and Performing Arts.

Ques. Why is Queen’s University Belfast famous?

Ans. Queen’s University Belfast is a part of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities, globally connected and networked with many leading universities across the world.

Ques. Is Queen’s University Belfast Ivy League?

Ans. Yes, Queen’s University Belfast is a member of the elite Russell Group (the UK’s Ivy League) and is one of the oldest universities in the UK and Ireland.

Ques. List some of the recruiting companies at Queen's University Belfast.

Ans. The recruiting companies at Queen's University Belfast include Bank of America, Rolls Royce, Pfizer, Intel, Invesco etc.

Ques. What are the rankings of Queen’s University Belfast?

Ans. As per QS World University Rankings 2022, the university has been ranked at 216. According to the US News and World Report 2022, the university has been ranked at #308 in the global universities. You can check all the rankings of Queen's University Belfast Rankings from here.

Ques. List some of the notable alumni of Queen’s University Belfast.

Ans. Some of the famous alumni of the university are Noble prize winners poet Seamus Heaney and politician Lord Trimble, actors Liam Neeson and Stephen Rea, and Journalist Chris Smith.

Ques. What are the popular programs at Queen’s University Belfast? What is the tuition fee for the programmes offered at Queen's University Belfast?

Ans. The popular programmes offered at Queen’s University Belfast are MIM, MS, MBA / PGDM, BBA, B.E. / B.Tech etc. The tuition fee will differ as per the course chosen by a student. You can view Queen's University Belfast Courses and Fees from here.

Ques. What are the facilities provided at Queen’s University Belfast?

Ans. 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.

Ques. How many faculties are there at Queen’s University Belfast?

Ans. There are 3 faculties in total at Queen’s University Belfast namely Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences; Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.

Ques. How many international students are there at Queen’s University Belfast?

Ans. The university has over 3,500 international students from 80 different countries.
Location
University CityBelfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Size of cityMedium
Population of City3,40,200
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belfast

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