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Queen's University Belfast

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Established in 1849, the Queen's University Belfast is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Belfast (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Northern Ireland. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, Queen's University Belfast (QUB) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. Queen's University Belfast (QUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 175-year-old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this UK higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. QUB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Queen's University Belfast's Control Typepublic


Queen's University Belfast's Entity Typenon-profit


Queen's University Belfast' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Queen's University Belfast's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratevery selective

University Identity

Acronym QUB
Founded 1849
Motto Pro tanto quid retribuamus
For so much, what shall we give back?
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address University Road
BT7 1NN Northern Ireland
United Kingdom
Queen's University Belfast's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Queen's University Belfast Phone Number +44 (28) 9024 5133
Queen's University Belfast Fax Number +44 (28) 9097 5137

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Queen's University Belfast's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Queen's University Belfast's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Queen's University Belfast's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Queen's University Belfast.

Queen's University Belfast: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Queen's University Belfast's admission information.

Queen's University Belfast's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Queen's University Belfast's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Queen's University Belfast a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Queen's University Belfast's acceptance rate range is 30-39% making this institution a very selective higher education institution.

Queen's University Belfast's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Queen's University Belfast has more than 7400 international students.

Queen's University Belfast's Admission Office Admission Office

Administration Building, Queen's University Belfast
Belfast BT71NN
(28) 9097 5081
(28) 9097 3838

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Queen's University Belfast.

Queen's University Belfast's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Queen's University Belfast has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Queen's University Belfast's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Queen's University Belfast's Control Type Control Type

Queen's University Belfast is a public higher education institution.

Queen's University Belfast's Entity Type Entity Type

Queen's University Belfast is a non-profit higher education institution.

Queen's University Belfast's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Queen's University Belfast's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Queen's University Belfast does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Queen's University Belfast's main facilities:

Queen's University Belfast's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Queen's University Belfast's Library

Queen's University Belfast's Housing University Housing

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Queen's University Belfast's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Queen's University Belfast's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Queen's University Belfast's main services:

Queen's University Belfast's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Queen's University Belfast's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Queen's University Belfast's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Queen's University Belfast's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Queen's University Belfast's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Queen's University Belfast's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Queen's University Belfast is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Privy Council

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Queen's University Belfast's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • Bar Standards Board (BSB)
  • BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
  • Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFA)
  • Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE)
  • Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)
  • Institute of Physics (IOP)
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES)
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)
  • Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland (PSNI)
  • Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS)
  • Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
  • Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Queen's University Belfast's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Russell Group
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Queen's University Belfast 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Queen's University Belfast's Facebook page Queen's University Belfast's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Queen's University Belfast's X (formerly Twitter) page Queen's University Belfast's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Queen's University Belfast's YouTube channel Queen's University Belfast's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Queen's University Belfast's Instagram page Queen's University Belfast's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Queen's University Belfast's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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