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Queen's University Belfast welcomes students from Mexico 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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Applicants with the following qualifications will be considered for direct entry to Queen's University Belfast's Bachelor degree programmes:
Please note that the grades required vary depending on the programme of study. Further guidance on the entry requirements for each course can be found in the Undergraduate Coursefinder.
Further information about the International Baccalaureate
The International Baccalaureate grades stated below are the equivalent entry requirements to UK A-level grades. If a subject is required at A-level then it will be required as a Higher Level in the International Baccalaureate.
These grades should be treated as a guide as variations may occur in certain circumstances.
|A-level grades||International Baccalaureate Diploma|
|AAA||36 points overall including 6,6,6 at Higher Level|
|AAB||34-35 points overall including 6,6,6 at Higher Level|
|ABB||33-34 points overall including 6,6,5 at Higher Level|
|BBB||32 points overall including 6,6,5 at Higher Level|
|BBC||30 points overall including 6,5,5 at Higher Level|
Applicants should normally have a good bachelor degree from a recognised university in order to be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or master's degree programmes.
Holders of a four-year Licenciado will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate (graduate) diploma or Master’s degree courses. For most courses, your major subject or content of your Bachelor’s degree will also be considered.
Holders of the Maestria (Master’s) degree will be considered for admission to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD).
Please note that the grade required varies depending on the degree programme. For further guidance, you should consult the Postgraduate Coursefinder or visit the website of the Queen's School that offers the degree programme.
If you are interested in Computing, Finance and Management courses, but do not meet the entry requirements, you may wish to consider a pre-masters Graduate Diploma offered by INTO Queen's.
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.
Students interested in undertaking a PhD at Queen’s University require good grades in their Bachelor's and Master's 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 INTO Queen's English course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or consult the INTO website
There are also scholarship opportunities available through the Mexican government (i.e. CONAYCT).
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.
For other information on funding sources, please see the British Council Funding your Studies website.
Queen's University Belfast International Officer with responsibility for México:
Ms Bridget Carey (email@example.com)
Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast BT7 1NN
Tel: + 44 (0)28 9097 5088
Fax: + 44 (0)28 9097 5089
Queen's has a network of agents and representatives committed to providing you with high levels of support. More information on our network and a list of agents by country can be found on the University's agent webpages.
The British Council in México can offer advice on studying and living in the UK. Their contact information is:
British Council México
Lope de Vega #316
Col. Chapultepec Morales
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo
México D.F. 11570
Tel: 52 55 52631900
Fax: 52 55 51631940
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: