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.

Want to study in the UK in 2021? Our INTO Study Centres are ready to welcome you – with a selection of complimentary services to keep you safe and supported while you study with us. We will be offering interactive learning through a mixture of online and in-person teaching, all in accordance with the latest UK government guidelines.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students. Find out more about our money back guarantee.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
11 January 2021 13 August 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
£17,375

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

5 Terms: IELTS 4.0 (with a minimum of 4.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in this accelerated progamme delivered over a shorter timeframe than our standard programme.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
18 March 2021 13 August 2021 2 Terms
View Term dates
£13,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just nine months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
13 September 2021 10 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
Study one (or more) term(s) of English before continuing on to your academic pathway programme. Perfect if you need to improve your English level by 0.5 IELTS point.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

5 Terms: IELTS 4.0 (with a minimum of 4.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in this accelerated progamme delivered over a shorter timeframe than our standard programme.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
31 March 2022 26 August 2022 2 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
11 January 2021 13 August 2021 3 Terms
View Term dates
£17,375

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

5 Terms: IELTS 4.0 (with a minimum of 4.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
18 March 2021 13 August 2021 2 Terms
View Term dates
£13,995

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO international students in an electronics lab, one studying on a computer, the other on an electrical unit

Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
13 September 2021 10 June 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
*
10 January 2022 26 August 2022 3 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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Become a student of one of the most interesting, exciting and fast-growing sectors – Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

You’ll study a broad range of topics within this course, from power generation to micro-electronic chip design, with rapid advances happening all the time.

The course provides a great learning environment and continual student support, along with e-learning facilities, supervised projects and access to a paid industry placement opportunity to put your learning to practical use.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Progress is monitored by continuous assessment of coursework and by the use of class tests. The final grade for each unit is based on a mixture of coursework and end-of-course examinations.

Assessment will be by:

  • Coursework (prepared assignments, unit tests, experimental reports, computer use).
  • Mid-course and end-of-course examinations.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

4 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

5 Terms: IELTS 4.0 (with a minimum of 4.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 16 years old by 01 September of that calendar year. For the June intake for the Extended course, students must be 16 before registering at the Centre. For all other start dates, students must be 16 years old by 01 September of the preceding calendar year. Therefore have turned 17 before 01 September of the year they progress to university.

Academic requirements:

Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.

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Scholarships

At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

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Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Students taking the accelerated 2-term programme:

Semester 1

  • English classes per week: 6 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Subject module classes per week: 18 hours, plus 6 hours online learning
  • Total typical hours per week: 32

Semester 2

  • English classes per week: 8 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 12 hours
  • Total typical hours per week: 20

Morning and afternoon classes are held Monday to Friday between 09.00 - 18.00 excluding bank holidays.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees: