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INTO Courses at Queen's University Belfast

INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of courses that are proven to help international students progress to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the UK. The Centre also offers a number of English language courses for professional or everyday use.

Some of our courses are only available if you're classified as international fee paying. Want to know this applies to you? Just contact us and we can help!

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International Foundation

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International Foundation in Architecture International Foundation in Architecture

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of a professionally accredited undergraduate degree in Architecture or Planning, Environment and Development at Queen's University Belfast.

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Key facts

Course length: 3 - 5 Terms
Start dates: January, March, June, September
Fees: From £16,635
Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent
Award:

International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from Queen's University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

International Foundation in Business, Humanities and Social Sciences International Foundation in Business, Humanities and Social Sciences

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of Accounting, Economics, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law-related subjects at Queen's University Belfast.

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Key facts

Course length: 3 - 5 Terms
Start dates: January, March, June, September
Fees: From £16,115
Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent
Award:

International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from Queen's University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

International Foundation in Engineering and Science International Foundation in Engineering and Science

Prepare for direct entry to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree in a range of subjects including Biomedical Sciences, Computing, Engineering, Nursing, and Science at Queen's University Belfast.

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Key facts

Course length: 2 - 5 Terms
Start dates: January, February, March, June, September
Fees: From £16,115
Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 4.0 or equivalent
Award:

International Foundation Certificate (RQF Level 3) from Queen's University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

International Year One

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International Year One in Accounting International Year One in Accounting

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in Accounting, or Economics and Accounting at Queen's University Belfast.

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Key facts

Course length: 3 - 5 Terms
Start dates: January, March, June, September
Fees: From £16,115
Academic requirements:

Two 'D' grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
Award:

International Diploma (FHEQ Level 4) from Queen’s University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

International Year One in Engineering International Year One in Engineering

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an Engineering-related undergraduate degree at Queen's University Belfast. There are five specialist sub-pathways to choose from: Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.

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Key facts

Course length: 3 - 5 Terms
Start dates: January, March, June, September
Fees: From £16,115
Academic requirements:

Two 'D' grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
Award:

International Diploma (FHEQ Level 4) from Queen’s University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Integrated (3 years, combines an undergraduate degree with the pathway programme)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

International Year One in Management and Finance International Year One in Management and Finance

Prepare for direct entry to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree in a range Business, Economics and Finance related subjects at Queen's University Belfast.

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Key facts

Course length: 3 - 5 Terms
Start dates: January, March, June, September
Fees: From £16,115
Academic requirements:

Two 'D' grades from a UK A-level board, a recognised foundation, first year of an overseas university degree programme or equivalent with good grades.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 4.5 or equivalent
Award:

International Diploma (FHEQ Level 4) from Queen’s University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

Graduate Diploma

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Graduate Diploma in Finance Graduate Diploma in Finance

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees such as Accounting and Finance, Economics, and Risk and Investment Management at Queen's University Belfast.

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Key facts

Course length: 3 - 4 Terms
Start dates: January, June, September
Fees: From £16,115
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution or Higher Education Diploma (3-5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Award:

Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (FHEQ Level 6) from Queen’s University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

Graduate Diploma in Management Graduate Diploma in Management

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees such as Accounting and Finance, Economics, and Risk and Investment Management at Queen's University Belfast.

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Key facts

Course length: 3 - 4 Terms
Start dates: January, June, September
Fees: From £16,115
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution or Higher Education Diploma (3-5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Award:

Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (FHEQ Level 6) from Queen’s University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees such as History, Law, Politics and Translation at Queen's University Belfast.

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Key facts

Course length: 3 - 4 Terms
Start dates: January, June, September
Fees: From £16,115
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution or Higher Education Diploma (3-5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Award:

Graduate Diploma in Higher Education (FHEQ Level 6) from Queen’s University Belfast.

Course options:
  • Standard (3 terms, our popular 9 month programme.)
  • Extended (Contains an additional term(s) of English language.)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

English Language Courses

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Pre-Sessional English Pre-Sessional English

This course will provide you with short and intensive preparation in academic English. It's suitable for you if you're already academically qualified and are due to start an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Queen's in September.

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Key facts

Course length: 4 - 10 Weeks
Start dates: June, July, August
Fees: From £1,700
Academic requirements:

Offer of a place at Queen's University Belfast.

English language requirements: From: IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Course options:
  • Standard (20-21 class hours per week)

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

Academic English Academic English

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed.

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Key facts

Course length: 1 - 4 Terms
Start dates: January, March, June, September
Fees: From £4,450
English language requirements: From: IELTS 3.0 or equivalent
Course options:
  • Standard (1 term = 10 teaching weeks)
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