Queen's University Belfast

United Kingdom

Queen's has an excellent academic reputation. As a member of the Russell Group (the UK's leading research-intensive universities), its students enjoy being taught by world-leading academics. Queen's performed impressively in the latest national research audit, with analysis of the results placing it in the UK's top 20.

The university has won Queen's Anniversary prizes for further and higher education on five occasions – for world-class achievement in cancer research, green chemistry, environmental research, palaeoecology and law.

Recognised for its focus on employability and entrepreneurship skills, its graduates are in senior leadership positions in 80 of Northern Ireland's top 100 companies. The University offers a unique Degree Plus programme formally recognising skills acquired during extracurricular work. Students receive the award alongside their degree on graduation.

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Our campuses

A 15-minute walk from the centre of Belfast, the university's leafy campus is nestled between the buzz of nearby Botanic Avenue and the beautiful Botanic Gardens and Ulster Museum. Queen's plays a large role in the community and is a key supporter of culture and the arts. The University boasts Northern Ireland's only arthouse cinema and the acclaimed Naughton Gallery. See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1845
Student
Population
17348
Staff
Population
1084
Male to Female
Ratio
45 : 55
International
Students
32%
Foundation
Colleges
Hotline
+65 6333 1300
QUB@therightu.com
Social
Accredited in Singapore
Strengths
Dentistry
The Times Dentistry
United Kingdom
2nd
Agriculture & Forestry
CUG Agriculture & Forestry
United Kingdom
3rd
Surveying & Planning
The Times Town and Country Planning and Landscape
United Kingdom
3rd
Pharmacy
CUG Pharmacology & Pharmacy
United Kingdom
4th
Social Work & Policy
The Times Social Work
United Kingdom
5th
Architecture
CUG Architecture
United Kingdom
8th
Medicine
The Times Medicine
United Kingdom
16th
Optometry
Times Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
United Kingdom
24th
Scholarships
Vice-Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship - Undergraduate
100% for tuition
2 available
Vice-Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship - Postgraduate Taught
100% for tuition
2 available
Vice-Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship – Postgraduate Research
100% for tuition
2 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to $60000 for tuition
6 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to £40000 for tuition
6 available
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
UNESCO Fellowship Programmes
Up to 100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
International Office Undergraduate Scholarship
Up to £3000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
International Office Postgraduate Taught Scholarships
Up to £3000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
International Office Postgraduate Research Scholarships
Up to £3000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Early Bird Reward
10% for tuition
Unlimited quantity
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Notable Alumni

Janil Puthucheary Minister of Parliament, Singapore
Janil Puthucheary is a politician and a Senior Consultant in the children's intensive care unit at KK Women's and Children's Hospital in Singpaore. A member of the country's governing People's Action Party (PAP), he has been a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency since 2011. He trained as a doctor at Queen's University Belfast.

Seamus Heaney Nobel Prize Winner in Literature
Seamus Justin Heaney was an Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer, and the recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. In the early 1960s, he became a lecturer in Belfast after attending university there and began to publish poetry.
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