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.

Want to study in the UK in January 2021? Our Centres are ready to welcome you. We’ll make sure you are safe and supported right from the start, keeping you on track for academic success.

Course features

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Study academic modules that reflect the first year of your chosen degree.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to modules designed to equip you with the skills you need for university.
  • Guidance with your university application, ensuring 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 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the course.

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. Students will be expected to have studied Mathematics and preferably Physics at this level. Students wishing to study Chemical Engineering must have GSCE Chemistry grade 4/C 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: 4 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 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
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast

Begin your journey to an exciting career with one of the founding degrees at Queen’s – Civil Engineering.

You’ll learn the technical skills and knowledge required to excel in your chosen career, with subjects from construction materials and geotechnics to design, hydraulics and project management all covered as part of your course.

In addition to lectures and seminars, you’ll apply theoretical principles to practical tasks, have the chance to undertake a work placement and carry out a supervised research project in your final year.


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 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in reading and writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

5 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the course.

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. Students will be expected to have studied Mathematics and preferably Physics at this level. Students wishing to study Chemical Engineering must have GSCE Chemistry grade 4/C 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: 4 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 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
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast

Begin your journey to an exciting career with one of the founding degrees at Queen’s – Civil Engineering.

You’ll learn the technical skills and knowledge required to excel in your chosen career, with subjects from construction materials and geotechnics to design, hydraulics and project management all covered as part of your course.

In addition to lectures and seminars, you’ll apply theoretical principles to practical tasks, have the chance to undertake a work placement and carry out a supervised research project in your final year.


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 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the course.

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. Students will be expected to have studied Mathematics and preferably Physics at this level. Students wishing to study Chemical Engineering must have GSCE Chemistry grade 4/C 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: 4 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 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
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast

Begin your journey to an exciting career with one of the founding degrees at Queen’s – Civil Engineering.

You’ll learn the technical skills and knowledge required to excel in your chosen career, with subjects from construction materials and geotechnics to design, hydraulics and project management all covered as part of your course.

In addition to lectures and seminars, you’ll apply theoretical principles to practical tasks, have the chance to undertake a work placement and carry out a supervised research project in your final year.


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

5 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the course.

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. Students will be expected to have studied Mathematics and preferably Physics at this level. Students wishing to study Chemical Engineering must have GSCE Chemistry grade 4/C 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: 4 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 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
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast

Begin your journey to an exciting career with one of the founding degrees at Queen’s – Civil Engineering.

You’ll learn the technical skills and knowledge required to excel in your chosen career, with subjects from construction materials and geotechnics to design, hydraulics and project management all covered as part of your course.

In addition to lectures and seminars, you’ll apply theoretical principles to practical tasks, have the chance to undertake a work placement and carry out a supervised research project in your final year.


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 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the course.

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. Students will be expected to have studied Mathematics and preferably Physics at this level. Students wishing to study Chemical Engineering must have GSCE Chemistry grade 4/C 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: 4 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 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
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast

Begin your journey to an exciting career with one of the founding degrees at Queen’s – Civil Engineering.

You’ll learn the technical skills and knowledge required to excel in your chosen career, with subjects from construction materials and geotechnics to design, hydraulics and project management all covered as part of your course.

In addition to lectures and seminars, you’ll apply theoretical principles to practical tasks, have the chance to undertake a work placement and carry out a supervised research project in your final year.

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 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in reading and writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent. • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

5 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the course.

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. Students will be expected to have studied Mathematics and preferably Physics at this level. Students wishing to study Chemical Engineering must have GSCE Chemistry grade 4/C 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: 4 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 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
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast

Begin your journey to an exciting career with one of the founding degrees at Queen’s – Civil Engineering.

You’ll learn the technical skills and knowledge required to excel in your chosen career, with subjects from construction materials and geotechnics to design, hydraulics and project management all covered as part of your course.

In addition to lectures and seminars, you’ll apply theoretical principles to practical tasks, have the chance to undertake a work placement and carry out a supervised research project in your final year.

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 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in reading and writing and no less than 5.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the course.

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. Students will be expected to have studied Mathematics and preferably Physics at this level. Students wishing to study Chemical Engineering must have GSCE Chemistry grade 4/C 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: 4 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 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
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast

Begin your journey to an exciting career with one of the founding degrees at Queen’s – Civil Engineering.

You’ll learn the technical skills and knowledge required to excel in your chosen career, with subjects from construction materials and geotechnics to design, hydraulics and project management all covered as part of your course.

In addition to lectures and seminars, you’ll apply theoretical principles to practical tasks, have the chance to undertake a work placement and carry out a supervised research project in your final year.

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

5 Terms: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 16 years and above

All students commencing courses for the September start date must be 17 years old by 31 December of that calendar year. For all other start dates, students must be 17 years old on the published start date of the course.

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. Students will be expected to have studied Mathematics and preferably Physics at this level. Students wishing to study Chemical Engineering must have GSCE Chemistry grade 4/C 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: 4 hours (including 1 hour tutorial)
  • Subject module classes per week: 20 hours

Note: class hours per week are never less than 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
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering at Queen's University Belfast

Begin your journey to an exciting career with one of the founding degrees at Queen’s – Civil Engineering.

You’ll learn the technical skills and knowledge required to excel in your chosen career, with subjects from construction materials and geotechnics to design, hydraulics and project management all covered as part of your course.

In addition to lectures and seminars, you’ll apply theoretical principles to practical tasks, have the chance to undertake a work placement and carry out a supervised research project in your final year.

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.
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