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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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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Your course options

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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.

Scholarships up to the value of £3,000 are available during your time studying at INTO Queen's. There are further progression scholarships available upon successful completion of your course and entry to your degree program at Queen's University Belfast.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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.


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.
Qinming from China International Year One Engineering
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.

Scholarships up to the value of £3,000 are available during your time studying at INTO Queen's. There are further progression scholarships available upon successful completion of your course and entry to your degree program at Queen's University Belfast.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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.


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.
Qinming from China International Year One Engineering
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.

Scholarships up to the value of £3,000 are available during your time studying at INTO Queen's. There are further progression scholarships available upon successful completion of your course and entry to your degree program at Queen's University Belfast.


Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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.


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.
Qinming from China International Year One Engineering
Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

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.

Scholarships up to the value of £3,000 are available during your time studying at INTO Queen's. There are further progression scholarships available upon successful completion of your course and entry to your degree program at Queen's University Belfast.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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.

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.
Qinming from China International Year One Engineering
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.

Scholarships up to the value of £3,000 are available during your time studying at INTO Queen's. There are further progression scholarships available upon successful completion of your course and entry to your degree program at Queen's University Belfast.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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.

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.
Qinming from China International Year One Engineering

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.

Scholarships up to the value of £3,000 are available during your time studying at INTO Queen's. There are further progression scholarships available upon successful completion of your course and entry to your degree program at Queen's University Belfast.

Dates and prices

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method On-Campus
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.

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.
Qinming from China International Year One Engineering
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