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Queens’s University Belfast, UK

Name of the University:  Queens’s University Belfast, UK.

Nature of the Collaboration: Student Exchange & Dual Degree


General Guidelines;

Once all  documents are compiled they are to be submitted to the “Office of the Study Abroad JGBS (OSAJ)” through your programme director (documents to be mailed as a zip file to

Queen’s University Belfast is an excellent choice. You’ll study a specialist programme designed exclusively for international students and specifically tailored to the requirements of the University. We’ll help you to improve your English language, adjust to life as a student at Queen’s, and excel in the British education system. These are agreements with other universities to permit the exchange of undergraduate or postgraduate students for a period of study.  There is no financial impact as tuition fees continue to be paid by students to their home institution. 


For Exchange & Dual Degree Students:

English Requirements:

English language entry requirements 3 term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent 4 term: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent 5 term: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent


Important Dates & Deadlines:

Start dates March*, June, September and January

Please ensure that you check individual course dates, as these may vary from the below.


Start date

End date

Summer 2017

Mon 26 Jun

Fri 01 Sep

Autumn 2017

Mon 18 Sep

Fri 15 Dec

Winter 2018

Mon 08 Jan

Fri 23 Mar

Spring 2018

Mon 09 Apr

Fri 08 Jun

Summer 2018

Mon 11 Jun

Fri 24 Aug


Application process:

Your application in 7 easy steps

1. Fill in your online application form with your chosen course and University.

2. You'll receive a confirmation email to let you know that we've received your application.

3. You'll receive a reply from one of our enrollment services team within 2 working days.

4. You'll be asked to provide the following supporting documents:

  • a copy of your passport
  • a copy of your latest academic transcript (or mid-term report if you are still studying)
  • an English language certificate, e.g. IELTS

5. You'll receive an offer letter, with information on tuition fees and accommodation deposit.

6. Once you have paid your fees, we'll send you the documents you need to apply for your visa.

7. Apply for a visa. If you have any questions about your visa, please get in touch via your JGBS office.

Apply via your JGBS Study Abroad office. If you would like us to put you in contact with one of our counsellors, please contact us.

Download our application form Post or email your completed application form. You can download the application form from:


  • Completed application form, signed by the student or the parent/legal guardian.
  • Copy(ies) of available relevant academic certificate(s) in English.
  • Copy(ies) of available English language certificate(s) in English.
  • Full details of previous study.
  • Copy of your passport if available.
  • CV (for Graduate Diploma applicants only).


Visa related information:

Our immigration advice and services are carried out in accordance with the UKCISA Codes of Ethics and regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).  The OISC regulations cover the management structures, casework procedure and standards of service required to operate at each of the competence levels. The guidance gives basic information on UK immigration procedures and also provides links to other websites such as:

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) department of Home Office
UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) 

If The course is more than six months long:If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national and you want to come to the UK to study a course that is more than six months long, you must apply for a Tier 4 general student visa.

If The course is less than six months long:If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national coming to the UK to study a course that is less than six months long you can:



This will grant you a visa for the length of your course plus seven days before and seven days after your course.  You should apply for a Tier 4 visa if you want to look for a part-time job while you are studying at Queen’s, or if you think you might decide to extend your stay in the UK as a student.  If you are granted a Tier 4 visa you and the University must comply with the obligations which this will impose.  You can find more information about these obligations in our Points Based System section.



This will grant you a period of up to six months in the UK to study.  You will not be permitted to work or extend your stay in the UK.  You must be over 18 years old to apply for a student visitor visa.



We recommend that you get a visa before you arrive in the UK, as if immigration officers decide not to allow you to enter the country it will allow you to stay to appeal their decision.  However, if you are a non-visa national you will be able to enter the UK for a period of up to six months without having to apply for an entry clearance visa.  You must declare your intent to study to immigration officials when you arrive at a UK Port of Entry and you will get a stamp in your passport which will allow you to study.  You will not be allowed to work (paid or unpaid) and you will not be able to extend your stay in the UK. 


Housing/Residence and Food Info:

When you progress you will be guaranteed student residence accommodation during the first year of your degree at Queen's. In our residences you’ll find staff available 24/7 to offer support, and we’ll also provide you with a 24-hour helpline telephone number. If you’re under 18, we offer extra support from residential wardens. Accommodation is self-catered and you can add credit to an ‘Queen’s Easy Pay’ card to buy snacks, drinks and meals sold around campus.

Accommodation prices of “Elms Village” & “Willow Walk” respectively: 

  • March start (2 term) £3,687 £3,814
  • June start (4 term) £7,364 £7,614
  • September start (4 term) £7,252 £7,497
  • September start (3 term) £5,624 £5,814
  • January start (3 term) £4,884 £5,049
  • March start (2 term) £3,615 £3,737

The price will depend on your start date and length of study. Prices shown are only for one term. Vacation weeks in between terms are extra and will be charged at the weekly accommodation price. For weekly prices visit:


Health Insurance:

Insurance Full travel, health and medical insurance is mandatory for all INTO Queen's University Belfast students, and Uniplan Insurance will automatically be added to your course fees unless you show that suitable alternative cover has been provided. The table below details the cost of insurance for typical study lengths.

Period of cover Cost Standard Period of cover Cost Standard Up to 3 months £121.98 Up to 6 months £195.35 Up to 4 months £144.24 Up to 12 months £356.95 For full details of coverage and costs for alternative periods of cover, visit:


Estimated Cost of Attendance with Semester dates;

  1. June start (4 term) Mon 25 Jun 2018 –Fri 07 Jun 2019;
  2. September start (4 term) Mon 17 Sep 2018 –Fri 23 Aug 2019
  3. September start (3 term) Mon 17 Sep 2018 –Fri 07 Jun 2019
  4. January start (3 term) Mon 07 Jan 2019 –Fri 23 Aug 2019

Prices Respectively:

  • Business, Humanities and Social Sciences − £20,565 £20,700 £16,115 £16,115
  • Management and Finance − £20,565 £20,700 £16,115 £16,115
  • Graduate Diploma Finance − £20,565 £20,700 £16,115 £16,115
  • Management − £20,565 £20,700 £16,115 £16,115

Estimated cost of attendance for 2018–2019 includes Tuition, Accommodation, Books and fees Insurance respectively.

  • International Year One (3 term £16,115 £4,884–£5,814 £430–£940 £357 £21,786–£23,226
  • Graduate Diploma (3 term) £16,115 £4,884–£5,814 £430 £357 £21,786–£22,716

For dates and prices please visit:


For Airport pick up services:

Other fees Airport Pickup Price Belfast City Airport £45 Belfast International Airport £60.

Student Support Services:

Visit: queens/scholarships.