Queen's University Belfast welcomes students from Brunei and from all over the world. We have 17,000 students from over 80 countries, 3,500 staff and 100,000 graduates worldwide. We're one of the UK's leading universities with a heritage dating back over 150 years.
We accept a wide variety of qualifications. Below you will find information on undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements, English Language requirements, potential scholarships for international applicants and details of our overseas agents and representatives.
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Students with the following qualifications will be considered for direct entry to Queen's University Belfast's Bachelor's Degrees:
Higher National Diploma (3-year post O Level). The minimum entry requirements vary depending on the subject, but the following is a guideline:
Please note that the grades required vary depending on the programme of study. Further guidance on the entry requirements for each degree programme can be found in the Undergraduate Coursefinder.
Entry to graduate diploma or taught Masters programmes usually requires either a UK upper second-class (2:1) or a lower second-class (2:2) undergraduate degree. For most courses, your major subject or content of your Bachelor degree may also be considered. Please check the Postgraduate Course Finder for exact entry requirements.
The comparable qualifications from Brunei are as follows:
UK Upper Second-Class Honours (2:1)
Bachelor (Honours) degree 2:1.
UK Lower Second-Class Honours (2:2)
Bachelor (Honours) degree 2:2.
Queen's University Admissions Office staff have expertise on a wide range of qualifications from around the world and will be able to assess your application's comparability to the UK entry requirement. Please ensure you upload copies of all official transcripts and final award certificates for programmes already completed and those currently being completed.
If you are interested in postgraduate Computing, Finance or Management courses, but do not meet the entry requirements, you may wish to consider a pre-masters Graduate Diploma offered by INTO Queen's.
Students interested in undertaking a PhD at Queen’s University require good grades in their Bachelor and Masters degree programmes awarded by a recognised university, in addition to a strong research proposal.
Applicants will normally need to demonstrate a level of English equivalent to 6.5 IELTS or 90 TOEFL IBT (Internet based test). However, some degree programmes have higher or lower requirements (please check individual programme requirements in the relevant undergraduate or postgraduate University Coursefinder. View the full list of acceptable English Language qualifications.
INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a wide range of English Language courses, which may assist students to meet the required standard of English language to be eligible for entry to degree programmes at the University. If you wish to apply for an English course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or consult the list of INTO Queen's English Language courses.
Queen's University Belfast offers a range of scholarships for international students.
A list of other potential sources of funding for Postgraduate study can be found on the University's Postgraduate Office website.
You can make an application to study with Queen's through one of our local agents in Brunei (see below), who will provide you with free guidance and support to submit your application.
Queen’s Local Representatives in Brunei
We work with the following representatives in Brunei, who can provide free advice and information about applying to Queen’s:
B Lau Education
Office in Gadong
Office in Bandar Seri Begawan
Office in Kg. Kiulap, Bandar Ser Bagawan
Contact our International Office to find out which of our agents are local to you.
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast BT7 1NN
Tel: + 44 (0)28 9097 5088
Fax: +44 (0)28 9097 5089
Meet with a representative from Queen's
Staff from the International Office and other Queen's departments regularly undertake visits overseas.
Please email email@example.com for details of future visits.
The British Council in your country can also offer advice on studying in the UK.
For details on the application process for both undergraduates and postgraduates, please visit the University's How to Apply section.
INTO Queen’s University Belfast is a partnership with Queen's University which offers academic courses and English language programmes designed specifically for international students. The courses help prepare students for entry to university in the UK and acclimatise students to living and studying in a university environment.
INTO Queen's academic programmes include:
INTO Queen's English Language courses include: