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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Direct enroll, Semester/summer Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type: Apartment Shared, Residence Hall Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST
As the leading UK university on the Island of Ireland, over 100 students from North America come to Queen's University Belfast each year to study abroad for a semester or an academic year, taking time out of their home university. There are approximately 24,143 students at Queen's University. 

Choosing Queen’s allows students to study at a world-class university, make new friends and live alongside local young people from Ireland and the UK for a truly immersive experience in another culture. 

Study abroad students at Queen’s are taught by world-leading researchers and experts in their field through lectures, tutorials or practical laboratories, in state-of-the-art facilities.

Each study abroad student has a study adviser assigned to them so they can easily adapt to the different academic learning environment. Not only gaining new marketable skills and enhancing career prospects through their experience, study abroad students at Queen’s can also transfer credits back to their home university.

LOCATION
Belfast, Ireland.  It is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, standing on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland. It is the second-largest city on the island of Ireland, after Dublin. It had a population of 333,871 as of 2015. Belfast is two hours from Dublin by train. And a short flight to London or Edinburgh. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/PREREQUISITES
Students are required to have a GPA of 3.0 overall from their current home university grades. Some specific subject areas chosen may require evidence of prior study and attainment. 
Module choices, an academic reference and official transcripts from the home university outlining obtained grades are required for applications. Classes are known as modules in the UK and Ireland.

SEMESTER/SUMMER DATES
Fall semester:  September to December
Spring semester:  January to May

COURSE OFFERINGS
Click HERE for course offerings.  Keep in mind, courses for the semester you are abroad may not be available until closer to departure time.  Refer to current or previous semesters for courses that are typically offered.   

ACCOMMODATION
Click HERE and HERE for more information on housing options.  Costs will range from approximately $2200 to $2600 per semester

COST
Sample cost estimate: Queen's 19-20.xlsx

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Semester Study Abroad students from North America require a Short Term Student Visa whereas those undertaking a full academic year require a Tier 4 General Student Visa. Queen’s will provide the required documentation to a successful study abroad applicants for their visa application.

Fact Sheet 2020






 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.