International Student Tuition Fees 2016-17

All students will be required to complete the University's enrolment and registration process at the start of the academic year. This process will be undertaken using the enrolment and registration wizard.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for International students are based on the student's first year of registration. 

In addition, the fee rate will depend on the following classifications:

  • Fee Rate 1 : Courses which are essentially classroom based
  • Fee Rate 2 : Courses with a substantial laboratory or workshop component or pre-clinical elements of nursing courses
  • Fee Rate 3 : Pre-Clinical elements of medical and dental courses
  • Fee Rate 4 : Clinical elements of medical courses

Details of the future fees due are outlined in the tables below:

Undergraduate - Full Time

   First Registered 2016-17 £
Fee Rate 1 - Courses which are essentially classroom based
13,945
Fee Rate 2 - Courses with a substantial laboratory or workshop component or pre-clinical elements of nursing courses 17,885
Fee Rate 3 - Pre-Clinical elements of medical and dental courses 18,470
Fee Rate 4 - Clinical elements of medical and dental courses 34,830

Dentistry BDS composite fee per annum over 5 years for students commencing study in 2016-17 is £28,285

Postgraduate Taught - Full Time

(Excluding programs offered by Queen’s University Management School)

   First Registered 2016-17 (£)
Fee Rate 1 - Courses which are essentially classroom based 14,100
Fee Rate 2 - Courses with a substantial laboratory component or workshop component or pre-clinical elements of nursing courses 18,100
Fee Rate 3 - Not applicable -
Fee Rate 4 - Elements of medical and dental courses including clinical provision 33,045

Postgraduate Research - Full Time

  First Registered 2016-17 (£)
Fee Rate 1 - Courses which are essentially classroom based 13,945
Fee Rate 2 - Courses with a substantial laboratory component 17,885
Fee Rate 3 - Not applicable -
Fee Rate 4 - Elements of medical and dental courses including clinical provision 33,045

Thesis

A student who had completed his/her research and is engaged on writing up his/her thesis will be charged a fee of £290.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes -Premium Fees

Queen's University Management School

   New students Registering in  2016-17 (£)
MSc Accounting and Finance  16,000
MSc Human Resource Management 15,500
MSc Finance 15,500
MSc Computational Finance 16,500
MSc International Business 14,500
MSc Management 15,000
MSc Marketing 16,000
MSc Risk Management and Financial Regulation 15,500
MSc Economics 15,500
International MBA 19,500
School of Law
Juris Doctor 12,360*
* A fee waiver of £360 is applied to successful applicants

 For full details on Tuition Fees for academic year 2016-17 please refer to Tuition Fees Schedule 2016-17.

Tuition Fee Payment Options

The options for paying tuition fees and charges for the academic year 2016-17 are summarised in the table below. Students must ensure they have made the necessary arrangements to pay their tuition fees and charges at enrolment and regsitration. These payment options are set out in more detail at the following link: Link to payment options.  

The overarching principle, regarding the payment of tuition fees, and other associated charges, is that the student remains liable for the payment.  If the student loan or sponsorship arrangements do not subsequently provide funding, the student will be required to pay all fees and charges personally.

Please note the 25% of Tuition Fees are Non-Refundable following enrolment

Students whose personal contribution is £250 or less, will be required to pay in full on enrolment.

Options Notes
Pay tuition fees in full at enrolment Tuition fees can be paid by cheque, credit/debit card or bank transfer.
Direct Debit

Minimum of 25% payment at enrolment, followed by 3 further bi-monthly payments (November, January and March)

Thesis only and Exam only charges cannot be paid by Direct Debit.

The Direct Debit Mandate can be downloaded via the following link Direct Debit Mandate form.

Combination Sponsor/Balance Payable in full at enrolment and registration
Sponsor Evidence of sponsorship or scholarship from a government or other official organisation, must be provided at enrolment and registration
Payment/Instalment Plan Minimum of 25% payment at enrolment, followed by 3 further bi-monthly payments (November, January and March)

Pay Tuition Fees in Full at Enrolment by Credit/Debit Card, Cheque or Bank Transfer.

Pay by Credit/Debit Card

Payment can be made online through 'self-service' on the student's Qsis account, by phoning the Helpline on +44 (0)28 9097 3223, or at one of the enrolment and registration sites. 

It should be noted that debit/credit card payments made on-line* will be processed to student accounts immediately at the point of payment. 

Debit/credit card payments made in person or by telephone may take up to one working day to be processed to a student accounts.During the period of enrolment and registration, this may take longer. 

The University accepts payment via: 

  • Visa Debit/Credit
  • MasterCard
  • Maestro 

The University does not accept payment via: 

  • American Express
  • Solo
  • Laser 

*On-going problems have been encountered when trying to pay online when using Apples web browser Safari.  Please use Internet Explorer for all online payments.


Pay by Cheque

Cheques should be made payable to 'Queen's University Belfast', quoting the Student number on the back, and posted to the following address; 

Student Finance Office
Student Guidance Centre
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN

Cheques or bank drafts must be drawn in pounds sterling and the University will not accept post-dated cheques. 


 Pay by Bank Transfer - International - PaytoStudy

 

PaytoStudy Button

Queen’s University Belfast has engaged with PaytoStudy, a specialist provider of international payment services, to offer non-UK students the ability to make tuition fee payments using secure bank transfers in their local currency.

Students who use the PaytoStudy service will be able to make a payment at their own bank in their local currency and will be offered a competitive exchange rate without incurring international bank transfer charges. Students are advised to compare the exchange rate offered with other providers.

To make a payment using the PaytoStudy service, students should complete the following steps;

  1. Log on to the Queen’s University Belfast PaytoStudy link: www.qub.paytostudy.com
  2. Complete the brief registration form, indicate the sterling payment to be made to Queen’s University Belfast and receive a quote in the local currency indicated by the student.
  3. Transfer the quoted local currency funds to the PaytoStudy bank account.
  4. Email scanned copies or smartphone photos of the following documents to confirm@paytostudy.com;
  • Bank Transfer Receipt
  • Passport
  • Letter of Offer/Invoice/Statement

Once PaytoStudy has received the local currency funds and required documents, PaytoStudy will transfer the sterling funds to Queen’s University Belfast. A confirmation email will be issued to the student.

For more details about the PaytoStudy process, click here.


Pay by Cash

Cash cannot be accepted at the University enrolment sites and only up to a maximum of £300 at the Student Finance Office.


Pay Tuition Fees by Direct Debit



Signing up to direct debit (DD) - This will require a minimum payment of 25% of the calculated tuition fee for the academic year 2016-17 to be made at enrolment and registration, followed by 3 bi-monthly payments, at the end of November, January and March or within 4 working days.

In order to be eligible to sign up to the Direct Debit Scheme, a minimum payment of 25% must be made, either by credit/debit card, cheque,or bank transfer. If paying by cheque or bank transfer, the payment needs to be received, and processed no later than 10th October 2016. Please note, that it may take several working days for a cheque or bank transfer to be processed to a student's account.

The person whose bank account the Direct Debits are to be paid from must complete a Direct Debit Mandate form and return this to the Student Finance Office for receipt, no later than 10th October 2016. A new form needs to be completed for each academic year. 

Deposit payments and mandates received after 10th October 2016 mean that the student will not be eligible to avail of the Direct Debit Scheme, and in such cases the student's tuition fees will be due immediately.

Direct Debit payments will be collected on the last working day, or within 4 working days of the following months, November 2016, January 2017 and March 2017.

The Direct Debit facility is only available to those students who have a UK Current Bank Account (Not a Savings Account) which is recognised by the Direct Debit Scheme.

The Direct Debit mandate form can be downloaded via the following link: Direct Debit Mandate


Pay by Bank Transfer direct to Queen's University Bank Account - International and Domestic


To pay by bank transfer, the payment must quote the student's number, and be made payable to the bank account below: 

Bank Address: Ulster Bank Limited 91/93 University Road Belfast BT7 1NG
Sort Code: 98-01-55
Account Number: 30090175
Account Name: The Queen's University of Belfast Tuition Fee Account

For payments that originate outside the United Kingdom, but within the European Union, the following IBAN number should be quoted.

IBAN: GB52 ULSB 9801 5530 0901 75
SWIFT Code: ULSBGB2B

It is essential that the bank processing the transfer quotes the name of the student and his/her student number (also known as EmplId) on the transaction. If this information is not included, it may result in a delay in processing the payment to the student’s account.


Tuition Fee Liability for Student Withdrawals

Full-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Students

The date when a student withdraws will affect the level of tuition fees which may be refunded.  Adjustments to tuition fees are calculated with reference to the date of a student's withdrawal from the University, not the last date of attendance. The table below demonstrates how tuition fees are calculated in respect of a withdrawal;


Withdrawal Policy (effective from 1 August 2016)

Attendance/SLC Liability Point Normal Effective Date  Fees due to the University 
 Completion of Enrolment and Registration (non-refundable)  September/October  25%
 Resumption of Autumn Semester following the Vacation Period  9 January 2017  50%
 Resumption of Spring Semester following the Vacation Period 3 April 2017  100%



The dates of the University’s Semesters and Vacations are available on the website:
http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/AcademicAffairs/SemesterDates/

Part-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Students
Fees for part-time students are calculated by semester.  Further details of the withdrawal and module drop policy, for part-time students, are outlined in Section 4.4.2 of the Student Finance Framework 2016-17.

Postgraduate Research Student Withdrawals
The tuition fee liability for a Postgraduate Research student withdrawal, or a temporary leave of absence, is based on the official date of withdrawal in the academic year, and a refund will be issued, if appropriate.  The tuition fee is calculated for a month, if a student is deemed to be in attendance on, or after, the 5th of that month.

For further information, please refer to the Student Finance Framework 2016-17.

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Helpline Any queries on tuition fees contact the Fees Helpline (Student Finance Office) on 028 9097 3223.
Student Support For information on Student Support 2015-16 click here.
Financial Advice For advice on applying for tuition fee and other student loans and student support, contact the Financial Advisor in the Students' Union. Phone 028 9097 1049.
Student Finance Email: studentfinance@ qub.ac.uk or Fax: +44(0)28 9097 2856
Postgraduate Awards Office Phone: +44(0)28 9097 2585

 

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